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An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, through its Watching The Vote (WTV) project, says voters in Bayelsa and Kogi states are trading their permanent voters’ cards for N500 and N1,000 ahead of the governorship elections in the two states.
Inspite of the numerous concerns identified ahead of tomorrow’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), YIAGA Africa, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, political parties and citizens to play their part in ensuring a peaceful, credible and conclusive process.
As the governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States fast approaches, an election observer, YIAGA AFRICA, yesterday, disclosed training of 1, 077 citizen observers.
YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
An election observer in the September 22 Osun State governorship election, which was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Commission’s threat to arrest and prosecute vote-buyers helped minimised the menace during the exercise.
A civil society organisation, YIAGA Africa, says the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) official announcement on votes cast for the Osun election is overall consistent with its observation.
YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.
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.
Ahead of the Sept. 22 Osun governorship election, an NGO, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa), has appealed to political parties to shun hate speech and violence before, during and after the exercise.
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.
Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA AFRICA) has said it is employing parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology to complement the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed non-sensitive materials to all the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state.
The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.
Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.
A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.
Arsenal have made an approach for Paulo Sousa as they continue their search for a new head coach.
The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has reiterated that the National Minimum Wage law is binding to all, and that state governors have no right to pay below N30,000.
Five people including three civilians were killed when jihadist militants stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital, police said Wednesday, adding that all five attackers had also died after an hours-long siege.
A passenger, identified as Chukwuma Anthony Ezeh, on Wednesday slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The Kogi State Police Command has finally paraded six suspects allegedly behind the killing of PDP Women Leader, Mrs. Salome Abuh after much public outcry for justice.