Election Analysis Centre (EAC) Preliminary Report, 12 noon, 23rd February 2019

PREAMBLE The Election Analysis Centre is pleased to note that elections are going on across the country, and there is significant turnout of voters all over the country. We make the following observations about how the elections are going on so far Download Full Report Here Election Analysis Centre (EAC) Preliminary Report, 12 Noon 23rd …

Fact Check: Is it true that INEC will not be conducting elections in some states because of insecurity?

Some news reports have surfaced online claiming that in some areas it might be impossible to conduct elections due to security concerns. However we know that INEC have sent out election materials to the 36 states, and are ready for the elections. Regarding the northeast and Bornu state in particular, the INEC Chairman said: “We …

Press Release: Political Context and INEC Preparedness Ahead of the Rescheduled Elections

Last week, less than six hours to the presidential and national assembly elections due on February 16, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced its decision to postpone the general elections by a week, citing logistical challenges. Presidential and parliamentary elections were shifted to February 23, and gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections scheduled …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS – Rivers State | Bulletin Eight

Rivers state has a total registered voters of 3, 215,273million for the 2019 elections which shows an increase of 1million number of registered voters compared to that of about 2.5million in 2015. This figure no doubt would impact on the presidential outcome especially if voter turnout increases too. Historically, the state has voted in block …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS – PLATEAU STATE | Bulletin Four

Plateau State has a total 2,480,455 registered voters for the 2019 elections, out of which about 2,246,865 are in possession of their PVCs as at the end of 2018. This figure shows an increase of over 480 thousand registered voters compared to 2015. The is a general sense that the most active voting population reside …

Battleground States of the 2019 Elections – Kaduna State | Bulletin Ten

KADUNA STATE Kaduna is of strategic significance, being the regional capital of the old North and abode of many of the northern influential and powerful political, bureaucratic and military elite, including President Muhammadu Buhari. Between 1999 and 2015 the state was ruled by the PDP, but fell to the APC in 2015. It is noteworthy …

Gender Issues in 2019 General Elections

Historically, gender and women’s issues have not gained national saliency and visibility in general elections across the country. The 2019 election is no different as the economy, corruption and security have been the key themes driving the elections. Nevertheless, women are becoming more politically engaged and savvy, making gender-based policy demands on candidates in exchange …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS (BENUE STATE) | Bulletin Sixteen

Battleground states as captured here are the states that historically have turned out high registered voters and have consistently given block votes to a preferred candidate in every given election. Comparing 2019 voter registration data with that of previous election years indicates that battleground states have been largely consistent in topping voter registration. Benue State …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS (OYO STATE) | Bulletin Fourteen

Battleground states as captured here are the states that historically have turned out high registered voters and have consistently given block votes to a preferred candidate in every given election. Comparing 2019 voter registration data with that of previous election years indicates that battleground states have been largely consistent in topping voter registration. Download Full …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS (BAUCHI STATE) | Bulletin Twelve

Battleground states as captured here are the states that historically have turned out high registered voters and have consistently given block votes to a preferred candidate in every given election. Comparing 2019 voter registration data with that of previous election years indicates that battleground states have been largely consistent in topping voter registration. Bauchi State …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS (OGUN STATE) | Bulletin Thirteen

Battleground states as captured here are the states that historically have turned out high registered voters and have consistently given block votes to a preferred candidate in every given election. Comparing 2019 voter registration data with that of previous election years indicates that battleground states have been largely consistent in topping voter registration. Ogun State …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS (KANO STATE) | Bulletin SIX

Battleground states as captured here are the states that historically have turned out high registered voters and have consistently given block votes to a preferred candidate in every given election. Comparing 2019 voter registration data with that of previous election years indicates that battleground states have been largely consistent in topping voter registration. Kano has …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS (LAGOS STATE) | Bulletin Five

Battleground states as captured here are the states that historically have turned out high registered voters and have consistently given block votes to a preferred candidate in every given election. Comparing 2019 voter registration data with that of previous election years indicates that battleground states have been largely consistent in topping voter registration.   Lagos …

February 16, 2019 Elections (End of Party Campaigns, Citizens Expectation and Trending Issues) | Bulletin Two

As the political campaigns officially ended 12midnight on Thursday 14th February 2019, citizens are increasingly becoming more excited and anxious as we transiting from the periods of campaigns to the Election Day. Generally, across states there are continuous discussions about the campaigns, including debates on which of the major political parties had the most turnout …

ELECTORAL GOVERNANCE | Bulletin One

The governance of elections is a crucial part of the democratic process. Electoral bodies, such as INEC, play a critical role in reassuring citizens of the integrity of the electoral process. For this reason, electoral bodies must be seen as independent arbiters that ensure that the will of the people is freely and peaceably expressed …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS – Katsina State | Bulletin Eleven

Katsina is Buhari`s home state, which gave him about 1.3million votes in 2015. Except in 2007 when another “homeboy,” Umaru `Yar`Adua, was on the ballot, Buhari has always taken Katsina – and very convincingly, too. The trend will likely continue in this election. Atiku and PDP can, however, get something substantial. Former governor, Ibrahim Shehu …

BATTLEGROUND STATES IN 2019 ELECTIONS – Delta State | Bulletin Seven

Delta like some other battleground states is very strategic in determining where the pendulum for the presidential election swings. As many would say, the actual contest is between the ruling APC Muhammadu Buhari and the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. Historically, Delta state has been governed by PDP since 1999. In 2015 …