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YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.

Group: Osun election improvement over Anambra, Ekiti guber

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.
Voters queue in Osogbo for the Osun governorship election

Osun elections: CSO commends high voter turnout

Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reforms, a Civil Society Organisation, has commended the high turnout of voters in the ongoing governorship election in Osun.

Osun guber: INEC’s ban on phones will reduce vote buying, selling – CSO

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.

INEC: We will overcome vote buying

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that it will overcome the menace of vote buying which it described as cancer and menace to the electoral process.

Osun guber: INEC to deploy 16,000 staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday in Abuja, said it would deploy 16,000 staff for the conduct of Osun governorship election on Sept. 22.
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YIAGA: Non-conclusion of electoral amendments threat to credibility of 2019 elections

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA-Africa) on Monday said the non-conclusion of electoral amendments constituted a major threat to the credibility of the 2019 elections.
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2019: Politicians forcing Nigerians into frivolities – CSO

The Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform (PER), Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, on Monday said politicians were forcing Nigerians into discussing frivolities at the expense of real issues in the polity.

CSO faults call for removal of INEC boss Mahmood Yakubu

A civil society organisation, the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group, says the call for the removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, is an attempt to undermine the electoral process.

2019: How we’ll manage 68 parties on ballot – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country.

CSOs attack Senate, call for passage of 2018 budget

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Wednesday, called on the National Assembly to pass the 2019 budget without further delay.

INEC official faults ex-minister for flouting election law

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at an event on Wednesday in Abuja rebuked a former Minister of Information, Jerry Gana, for flouting electoral laws on timing of political campaigns.

Group accuses political parties of complicity in underage voting

A consortium of Civil Society Organizations, under the auspices of Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG), have accused the leadership of Nigerian political parties of complicity in alleged underage voting during elections in the country.

Okoi Obono-Obla: Most of the buildings in Abuja are owned by directors in public...

Okoi Obono-Obla, senior special assistant to the president on prosecution, says most properties in Abuja are owned by public officials.

CSO wants lawyers to be active in anti-corruption fight

The `Say No Campaign’, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has urged lawyers not to be lukewarm in the fight against corruption.

NLC tells workers to vote out governors owing salaries, allowances

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, has urged workers to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to vote out state governors owing salaries and allowances.

Nigerians call for EFCC/ICPC desks in IDPs camps to check corruption

Nigerians have urged the Federal Government to establish EFCC, and ICPC desks in all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across the country to curb corruption.

Corruption: We are part of the problem – CSOs

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have admitted their complicity in the high level of corruption that has permeated the Nigerian society, saying they had helped the corrupt to build narrative.

CSOs urge federal govt to publish names, amount stolen by corrupt persons

Some Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have called on the federal government to publish the names of persons found guilty of corruption and the amount recovered.

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