Youth Candidacy in Nigeria’s 2023 Elections

Moshood Isah Feb 2nd 2023

In the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct elections in 176,846 polling units for elections into the office of the President, Governors, National Assembly and State House of Assembly seats. Eighteen political parties nominated a total of 15,336 candidates for the one Presidential, 28 governorship elections, 469 legislative seats in the National Assembly and 993 legislative seats in the State Houses of Assembly.

Road to 2023: Tensions, Ungoverned Spaces & Limited Access for Elections

Moshood Isah Jan 30th 2023

Nigeria’s 2023 general elections is Africa’s biggest elections in 2023. The election is an opportunity for Nigerians to elect leaders for respective offices which include the office of the President, 469 Legislators of the National Assembly, 28 Governors and 993 State
Assembly legislators in a potentially contentious election. The elections which will be conducted amidst a troubled economy, rising insecurity and fractured state and society relations remain a symbol of hope for the people in a developing democracy lasting

2023: Sixty Percent of Youths Can Determine Nigeria’s Next Set of Leaders By Ibrahim Faruk

Moshood Isah Jan 26th 2023

Since Nigeria’s struggle for independence, young people have been at the front and center of political participation. The struggle for Nigeria’s independence as well as the successive military interventions and democratic republics have been filled with instances of youth participation.

2023: Yiaga Africa Charges Media on Accurate, Data-driven report to promote Citizens' Participation

Moshood Isah Jan 23rd 2023

Ahead of the 2023 General elections, Yiaga Africa has charged journalists to ensure accurate, simplified, and data-driven reportage of the elections in order to promote citizens' participation in the process.

2023: Yiaga Africa's Election Observation Deployment Plan

Moshood Isah Jan 18th 2023

Yiaga Africa’ Watching the Vote (WTV) is a citizen-led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing the integrity of elections in Nigeria Watching the Vote works to ensure that citizens understand what happens in the electoral process, the laws guiding the conduct of elections and how to engage the process with accurate information.

Our Objectives 

- To provide timely and accurate information about the election process to voters and stakeholders.

2023: Yiaga Africa's Election Observation Deployment Plan

Yiaga Africa’ Watching the Vote (WTV) is a citizen-led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing the integrity of elections in Nigeria Watching the Vote works to ensure that citizens understand what happens in the electoral process, the laws guiding the conduct of elections and how to engage the process with accurate information.

Our Objectives 

- To provide timely and accurate information about the election process to voters and stakeholders.