Electoral Hub

The Electoral Hub

promoting electoral knowledge, accountability and integrity

NIGERIA DECIDES 2023

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Who We Are

The Electoral Hub an organ of the Initiative for Research, Innovation and Advocacy in Development (IRIAD), was established in 2019. It is a multidisciplinary strategic think tank committed to strengthening electoral governance and accountability in Nigeria. The Electoral Hub works to enhance electoral integrity and credibility through research, documentation, policy and law influencing, electoral education and impact advocacy.

Who We Are

The Electoral Hub is an organ of the Initiative for Research, Innovation and Advocacy in Development (IRIAD). It is a multidisciplinary strategic think-tank aimed at strengthening electoral governance and accountability in Nigeria through the provision of data, critical and contextualized analysis and solutions to improve the credibility and integrity of the electoral process. 

The main focus of The Electoral Hub’s intervention in the electoral governance process is on complementing the roles and activities of the different institutions, stakeholders and drivers of the electoral process by providing back-end support services to them and providing solutions to improve accountability and strengthen the integrity and credibility of the electoral process. Since its establishment, The Electoral Hub has grown into a leading research, knowledge and advocacy hub with the capacity to conduct ground-breaking research and analysis of electoral issues. The Electoral Hub conducts its programmes with financial support from donor agencies and other philanthropic sources.

Our Mission

To strengthen electoral governance in Nigeria by promoting electoral knowledge, accountability and integrity

Our Mission

Strengthening electoral governance in Nigeria by promoting electoral knowledge, accountability and integrity

Our Vision

An electoral knowledge and innovation one-stop-shop for sustainable democracy

Our Vision

An electoral knowledge and innovation one-stop-shop for sustainable democracy

Our Values

Knowledge-exchange, Inclusion, Justice, Equity, Transparency and Accountability

Our Values

Knowledge-exchange, Inclusion, Justice, Equity, Transparency and Accountability

Our Approach

Research

Research

Documentation

Documentation

Policy and Law Influencing

Policy and Law Influencing

Impact
Advocacy

Impact
Advocacy

Public
Education

Public
Education

About Us

Our Mission
Our mission is to strengthen electoral governance and accountability in Nigeria through improving the integrity of the electoral process and electoral governance architecture.
Our Vision
Our vision is to be an electoral knowledge and innovation one-stop-shop for sustainable democracy.
Our Values
Our values are knowledge-exchange, inclusion, justice, equity, transparency, and accountability.
Our Approach
Our approach involves comparative research, political and social analysis, monitoring and documentation, tracking of innovations and best practices, human development, and impact advocacy.

Our Approach

Research

Research

Documentation

Documentation

Policy and Law Influencing

Policy and Law Influencing

Impact
Advocacy

Impact
Advocacy

Public
Education

Public
Education

Virtual Training

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Publications

We have published different papers, fact sheets, training material, infographics  and a lot more. Click on the button below to explore

LEGAL PROVISIONS FOR ELECTORAL COMMISSIONS IN NIGERIA, 1960-2021
THE ELECTORAL HUB EXPECTATIONS ON CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION

Latest News

The Electoral Hub Communique on Roundtable on Electoral Offences in Nigeria

As part of advocacy towards strengthening and entrenching electoral accountability in Nigeria, The Electoral Hub, a strategic think-tank committed to promoting electoral knowledge, accountability, and integrity organised a Roundtable on ensuring documentation and effective prosecution of electoral offences in Nigeria for violence prevention and as a deterrence and accountability tool. The Roundtable was organised with support from the Macarthur Foundation

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Director’s Welcome Remark at the Roundtable on Electoral Offences in Nigeria

[Protocols]It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this ‘Roundtable on electoral offences in Nigeria: ensuring documentation and effective prosecution’, which is a step toward the much-needed national legal and policy reform agenda on safeguarding electoral integrity and advancing electoral accountability. BackgroundAs part of advocacy towards strengthening and entrenching electoral accountability in Nigeria, The Electoral Hub, a strategic think-tank

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THE ELECTORAL LANDSCAPE SINCE ASSENT OF THE ELECTORAL ACT 2022

On Friday, February 25, 2022, President Buhari signed the Electoral Act 2022 into law after rejecting assent five times previously. While signing, the President noted that Electoral Act 2022, would revolutionize elections in Nigeria by ensuring free, fair, and credible elections. Following the presidential assent, on Saturday, February 26, 2022, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released a new timetable

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Nigeria Needs to Be Disrupted
By Sam Amadi

As many politicians declare to run for the Nigerian presidency in 2023, we need to pause and pay attention to the hopeless prospect that Nigerians face beyond 2023. We have seen several disruptions in the global political economy that have further damaged the institutional integrity of the Nigerian state. Nigeria was a fragile state even before 2015 when President Buhari

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2023 General Elections Outlook

On February 25, 2022 President Buhari signed the new Electoral Act 2022 into law. And on the 26 of February, 2022, a day after the president gave assent on the Electoral Bill 2022, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released new dates for the 2023 General Elections based on the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022. The 2023 General Elections

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Strengthening electoral governance and accountability in Nigeria through improving the integrity of the electoral process and electoral governance architecture.

We are a strategic think-tank aimed at strengthening electoral governance and accountability in Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is the electoral management body of Nigeria. It was established by the 1999 Constitution to among other things organize elections into various political offices in the country at both the federal and state levels. The functions of INEC are contained in Section 15, Part 1 of the Third Schedule of the 1999 Constitution (As Amended) and Section 2 of the Electoral Act 2010 (As Amended).

Initiative for Research, Innovation and
Advocacy in Development