2023 Elections

22 May 2023

Beyond the Power Struggle: Why a Strong Opposition Party is Crucial for Nigeria’s Democracy

The 2023 elections marked a turning point in Nigeria’s opposition politics as a potent third force emerged. Peter Obi of the Labour Party became the first […]
26 March 2023

Understanding the Role of Election Tribunals in Nigeria’s Electoral Process

Nigeria’s journey towards democratic rule since 1999 has been marked by its fair share of electoral disputes. However, to ensure a transparent and just electoral process, […]
26 March 2023

The Importance of Active Citizenship Beyond the Voting Booth

After a fiercely contested and heated election, Nigerians said goodbye to the polls last Saturday, March 18. For many, their participation in the country’s democracy and […]
24 March 2023

How Ethnic Baiting is Undermining Nigeria’s National Security and Democracy

The systematic exclusion of Igbo people or those who resemble them from voting during the Lagos Governorship election was the result of an extreme political movement […]
24 February 2023

Why Every Nigerian Should Exercise Their Right to Vote Tomorrow!

As the sun sets on the eve of the most awaited day in Nigerian politics in 2023, a palpable energy permeates the nation. This year’s election […]
23 February 2023

How Electoral Violence Threatens Nigerian Democracy

Nigeria, known for its vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and vibrant fashion scene, is gaining a new reputation: one for election violence. With the 2023 elections on […]
23 February 2023

YMonitor Election Series: All You Should Know About Election Petitions

If one thing’s for sure post election, it’s the election petitions that aggrieved parties will file. Election petitions allow candidates to seek redress in court if […]
22 February 2023

YMonitor Election Series: How Well do You Know the INEC Citizens Contact Centre (ICCC)

Do you have complaints or inquiries to make about the electoral procedure in Nigeria? If yes, the INEC Citizens Contact Centre (ICCC) is your friend. What […]
20 February 2023

YMonitor Election Series: Things You Should Not do at Polling Units on Election Day

In five days, Nigeria will be at its most defining moment in the past four years – the 2023 General election. Like every human endeavour, our […]