Posts Tagged: INEC

Yiaga Africa Call on Nigerians and First Time Voters to Register as INEC Resumes the Continuous Voters Registration

Yiaga Africa Call on Nigerians and First Time Voters to Register as INEC Resumes the Continuous Voters Registration

The highly anticipated Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise is finally resuming on Monday, 28th June 2021, with the online pre-registration process. To inspire citizens to register as voters, the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) introduced the pre-enrolment via INEC’s CVR online portal from June 28, 2021. This will be the first time in Nigeria’s electoral …

WatchingTheVote Team Prepares for CVR Observation Training

WatchingTheVote Team Prepares for CVR Observation Training

Ahead of the training of Citizen Observers for the observation of the Continuous Voters Registration scheduled to start on June 28th, Yiaga Africa has conducted a refresher training for its election team members in Abuja to enable them effectively train observers in seven states spread across all the geopolitical regions of Nigeria and the Federal …

When Votes Count: Yiaga Africa Report for Edo and Ondo Governorship Elections

When Votes Count: Yiaga Africa Report for Edo and Ondo Governorship Elections

The Edo and Ondo governorship elections in 2020 were the first state-wide elections conducted in a pandemic in Nigeria. The elections were conducted amidst intensifying concerns for public health safety with both states experiencing rising numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the period leading to the elections. Both elections were significant for different reasons …

Attacks on INEC offices are acts of Democratic and Economic Sabotage

Attacks on INEC offices are acts of Democratic and Economic Sabotage

Yiaga Africa is deeply worried about the recent ‘coordinated and premeditated’ attacks on the facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). These are indeed dangerous signs for the country’s fragile democracy as it will not just affect the commission’s preparation for upcoming elections but also diminish citizens’ confidence in the electoral process.  The disturbing …