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2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

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Salvaging the local council system via credible elections

One of the salient points raised by President Muhammadu Buhari during his June 10, 2021 interview with Arise TV was the centrality of the local council system to the welfare and well-being of Nigerians. His interviewers had taken the President’s mind back to the First...

Voter apathy to LGA polls heightens councils’ struggle for survival

22 August 2021 The recent local government elections held in Lagos and Ogun states have brought to the fore the need to address the recurring problem of voters’ indifference to polls, FRIDAY OLOKOR reports Since Nigeria return’s to democracy in 1999, elections in the...

FG’s obsession with desire to suppress free speech makes credible polls doubtful in 2023 – Chair, TMG, Akiyode-Afolabi

19 July 2021 Chairperson of the Transition Monitoring Group, Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, speaks on the rejection of electronic transmission of election results by the Senate, financial autonomy for the Independent National Electoral Commission and women participation...

Ondo Poll: 1,478,460 PVC holders decide contestants’ fate

ICPC, FRSC arrests 15 Road Safety Officials over extortion of motorists9 hours agoBuhari announces N287bn as profit after tax by NNPC8 hours agoFlood kills 7, displaces 74,713 people in Adamawa – SEMA8 hours ago PVCs• Voters, Security Personnel Inducement May Mar...

AS NIGERIA CELEBRATES HER 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, TMG DEMANDS A BETTER ELECTORAL SYSTEM

The Chairperson, Board and entire management of the Transition Monitoring Group, TMG heartily felicitate with Nigeria on the occasion of her diamond jubilee.

PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE EDO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2020. RELEASED BY THE TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP (TMG).

This is the preliminary report by the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), and Edo Civil Society Organizations (EDOCSO), under the auspices of Election Observation Platform on the Governorship Elections of September 19, 2020.

Edo State Governorship Election – A call for All to play by the Rules

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) is a network of over 200 active civic organizations, is the foremost independent civil society election observation group in Nigeria. TMG in collaboration with Edo Civil Society Organization (EDOCSO) will deploy a total of trained and accredited 150 nonpartisan observers for the Edo Governorship Election fixed for Saturday, 19th September 2020.

Towards a peaceful governorship election in Edo

Political analysts believe that peaceful and credible polls stimulate positively on the people, the economy, democracy and good governance.

Dr Abiola Akiyode Afolabi of the Transition Monitoring Group giving her welcome Address at a two day dialogue session on “Charter of Demand and Agenda Setting for Elections in Nigeria” at Transcorp Hotels, Calabar, Cross River State
The South South Zonal Coordinator Chief Nengi James giving his remark at the “Charter of Demand and Agenda Setting for Elections in Nigeria” at Transcorp Hotels, Calabar, Cross River State
Presentation of Group Discussion- identifying significant improvements that have impacted positively on the lives of the people of the State.
The TMG chairperson, Dr Abiola Akiyode Afolabi giving her welcome presentation and remarks at A Two-Day Dialogue Session On Citizen’s Charter Of Demands and Agenda Setting For Elections in Nigeria in Abuja
Lauretta Ngari from Plateau State giving a minority report on TMG talking about how “Women are now contesting for political positions, there’s likely going to be crisis in some parts of the state in 2019 elections”
Justin, representing Plateau state says “Some people who have gotten their pvc are now in the idps and are likely not to vote while some people registered in villages are now in town”
According to Mary Jalingo from Niger state, “Mandate swapping is an issue in Niger, increase in issues of tuggery, inter and intra party conflict, issues based issues, negative implication of social media, vote buying media, non budget implementation in the state.
The chair person TMG, Dr Abiola Akiyode with north west state coordinators at the on-going two day dialogue session on citizen’s charter of demand and Agenda setting for elections in Nigeria in Abuja .
Group picture at the two day dialogue session on citizen’s charter of demand and Agenda setting for elections in Nigeria by the Transition Monitoring Group at Abuja .
Presentation of Group Discussion- identifying significant improvements that have impacted positively on the lives of the people of the State.
Prof Jibrin Ibrahim giving his take on 2019 general elections and the threat of transactional politics at the One Day Roundtable Meeting on 2019 General Elections – Political Corruption & Other Emerging Issues”.

Nigerian Independence Day: TMG expresses Concern on Electoral Transparency, Says Electoral Reform Must Reflect Yearns and Aspirations of Nigerians

All great nations that have made progress in transforming the fortunes of their people understand ...
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REPORT OF FEDERATION OF MUSLIM WOMEN’S ASSOCIATIONS OF NIGERIA (FOMWAN) COURTESY VISIT TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP (TMG)

Date: 10th September, 2021 Time: 2:00pm Venue: CISLAC Office, Abuja Introduction The Federation ...
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Rafsanjani takes over from Akiyode-Afolabi as TMG board chair

Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC,Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, ...
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Transition monitoring group gets new chair

The Transition Monitoring Group has announced the election of Auwal Musa Rafsanjani as the new ...
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Salvaging the local council system via credible elections

One of the salient points raised by President Muhammadu Buhari during his June 10, 2021 interview ...
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Voter apathy to LGA polls heightens councils’ struggle for survival

22 August 2021 The recent local government elections held in Lagos and Ogun states have brought ...
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AS NIGERIA CELEBRATES HER 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, TMG DEMANDS A BETTER ELECTORAL SYSTEM

The Chairperson, Board and entire management of the Transition Monitoring Group, TMG heartily ...
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PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE EDO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2020. RELEASED BY THE TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP (TMG).

This is the preliminary report by the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), and Edo Civil Society ...
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Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi Chairperson TMG (The Transition Monitoring group)

Edo State Governorship Election – A call for All to play by the Rules

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) is a network of over 200 active civic organizations, is the ...
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FG’s obsession with desire to suppress free speech makes credible polls doubtful in 2023 – Chair, TMG, Akiyode-Afolabi

19 July 2021 Chairperson of the Transition Monitoring Group, Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, speaks on ...
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Innocent Chukwuma worked for democracy, TMG mourns April 5, 2021

The Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has expressed sadness at the passing of rights activist, ...
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Ondo Poll: 1,478,460 PVC holders decide contestants’ fate

ICPC, FRSC arrests 15 Road Safety Officials over extortion of motorists9 hours agoBuhari ...
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Nigeria now sleeping giant of Africa

AS Nigeria celebrates her 60th Independence anniversary, the Transition Monitoring Group, TMG,has ...
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Towards a peaceful governorship election in Edo

Political analysts believe that peaceful and credible polls stimulate positively on the people, ...
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The Result of The 2019 Presidential Election

https://twitter.com/inecnigeria/status/1100603665503715333 ...
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TMG plans charter of demands for candidates in Gombe

TMG plans charter of demands for candidates in Gombe By Auwal Ahmad, Gombe 27 December 2018   |   ...
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2019: Buhari’s veto on Electoral Act bad signal for electoral process – TMG

The Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, a coalition of civil society organisations in Nigeria ...
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Senate Passes Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Senate has passed the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 following the adoption of the ...
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TMG LEADS CITIZENS’ CHARTER MOVEMENT AHEAD OF 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has announced plans to lead Nigerian people to demand ...
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TMG PRESS RELEASE ON OSUN RE-RUN ELECTIONS

STATEMENT ON THE SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 OSUN STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION As part of its mandate to ...
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Osun 2018: TMG identifies violence prone areas

As Osun State governorship election holds Saturday, an independent civil society election ...
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Osun: Vote buying ongoing in councils –TMG

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has said that the ugly trends of voter inducement, also ...
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