Yiaga Africa Tells National Assembly To Legalise Electronic Transmission Of Results

Yiaga Africa, a non-governmental organisation, has called on the National Assembly in Nigeria to swiftly legalise the electronic transmission of results from polling units. The group also hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission for not tampering or altering the results of the just concluded Edo State governorship election. Yiaga Africa in a statement reacting to

P&ID: UK Court Judgment Vindicates Magu, International Groups Write President Buhari

Ibrahim Magu Prominent groups involved in anti-corruption efforts globally have told President Muhammadu Buhari that the recent verdict of the United Kingdom court in Nigeria’s case with Process and Industrial Development was a clear vindication of former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The groups include The Corner House, Re:

UK Congratulates Governor Obaseki, Commends Conduct Of Edo Election

The United Kingdom has congratulated Godwin Obaseki on his re-election as governor of Edo State. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, congratulated Obaseki in a tweet on Sunday. She also commended the people for a credible electoral process in the state. Laing also expressed gratitude to civil society organisations, who monitored the election

BREAKING: Edo Election Not Free And Fair, Says APC Candidate, Ize-Iyamu

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has faulted the process that led to the emergence of Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner. In a post on his verified Twitter account, Ize-Iyamu claimed his supporters were prevented from voting. He said he was still

President Buhari Congratulates Obaseki, Commends Edo Election Process

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election. He also hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission for the smooth process that led to the emergence of Obaseki. The President’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in a Tweet on Sunday said Buhari commended the people of Edo State, the political parties, candidates and

Ad Hoc Staff For Edo Election Protest Non-payment Of Allowances

Some ad hoc staff recruited for the Edo State governorship election are currently protesting in Okada area of Ovia North-East Local Government Area over the non-payment of their allowances by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The youth corps members, as well as unemployed graduates, hauled insults and abuses at officials of the INEC for failing

Yiaga Africa Condemns Ballot Box Snatching, Violence At Polling Units During Edo Election

Yiaga Africa has condemned the outbreak of violence during the Edo State governorship election. The group also berated the activities of some security personnel at intimidating and harassing voters as well as observers monitoring the electoral process. In a situation report, the group berated the late commencement of the election as well as partial compliance