Statement by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on the 2018 Ekiti State Gubernatorial Election

As a member of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, we were in Ekiti state with other members of the coalition to observe the election. Aspilos Foundation was deployed to Ekiti-West senatorial district alongside 2 other organisations and we visited 18 polling units across Okemesi, Ipole, Iddo-Ile, Aramoko, Ikogosi, Erijiyan and Erio Ekiti. Asides the 18 Read more about Statement by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on the 2018 Ekiti State Gubernatorial Election[…]

Aspilos Celebrates Girls in ICT Day 2018

On the 27th of April, 2018, we hosted a Girls in ICT Day 2018 event which we tagged “Expanding Horizons”. We had the most amazing speakers at the event and it was in all a super event. The event was targeted at arming attendees with concrete information and skills they could use to chart tech courses Read more about Aspilos Celebrates Girls in ICT Day 2018[…]

Citizens’ Platform (6): Assessing a Candidate that Wants Your Votes

This candidate wants your vote, how do you determine whether s/he is worthy of your vote? we started this discussion on EP 5 of the Citizens’  Platform series and will complete it with this episode. We left off on what things to look out for in a candidate and how to do so, we discussed Read more about Citizens’ Platform (6): Assessing a Candidate that Wants Your Votes[…]

Citizens’ Platform (5): Assessing a Candidate That Wants Your Votes

This candidate wants your vote, how do you determine whether s/he is worthy of your vote? That is what we are discussing today on EP 5 of the Citizens’  Platform series. Here at Aspilos, we call election season the pretty season. This is because that is when everyone shows off their pretty side, they may Read more about Citizens’ Platform (5): Assessing a Candidate That Wants Your Votes[…]

Citizens’ Platform (4): Voting 101 – Replacing Lost or Damaged Voters’ Cards

Have you lost or damaged your PVC? 2019 is just next year, let us get that card in your hand yesterday. That is what we will focus on for Episode 4 of our Voting 101 series. Check out EP 3 which was about transferring your voting rights. A valid voter’s register with each voter having a Read more about Citizens’ Platform (4): Voting 101 – Replacing Lost or Damaged Voters’ Cards[…]

Citizens’ Platform (3): Voting 101 – Transfer of Registered Voters

It’s Episode 3 of our Voting 101 series and this is for those who need to transfer their voting rights! Episode 2 was all about what goes down on the D-day and Episode 1 was about what goes down before the D-day. Did you register while you were a student and now you are working Read more about Citizens’ Platform (3): Voting 101 – Transfer of Registered Voters[…]

Citizens’ Platform (2): Voting 101 – On the Election Day

Hi there, you are welcome back. This is the second post in our Citizens’ Platform: Voting 101 series and today, we will be talking about what goes down on the election day itself. Do enjoy reading it. We hope you will pick something that will be useful in the days to come.    COMMENCEMENT OF Read more about Citizens’ Platform (2): Voting 101 – On the Election Day[…]

Citizens’ Platform (1): Voting 101 – Before the Elections

Series Intro: We will be taking you through a series of posts that will teach you all you need to know about voting: from getting your card to casting your vote and everything in between. We have sourced majority of the information we will be sharing from INEC. This week, we are taking a quick overview Read more about Citizens’ Platform (1): Voting 101 – Before the Elections[…]