Apply Yvote Naija (Civic Tech) Hackathon 2022 for Nigerian Social Innovators

Apply Yvote Naija (Civic Tech) Hackathon 2022 for Nigerian Social Innovators

Apply Yvote Naija (Civic Tech) Hackathon 2022 for Nigerian Social Innovators

Yvote Naija (Civic Tech) Hackathon 2022

Yvote Naija CivicTech Hackathon 2022 is organized by Brain Builder Youth Development Initiative (BBYDI) with support from Christian Aid Nigeria to identify civic-tech solutions to enhance citizen participation in the electoral process in Nigeria. 


The hackathon will serve as an opportunity to bring together young social innovators and developers resident in Nigeria between the ages of 15 and 35 years to develop ideas, build skills and connect with others working towards a shared goal of strengthening the electoral process and civic participation in governance in Nigeria. Consequently, successful ideas or solutions will be developed and deployed before and during the 2023 general elections at the National, State and Local Government level.



·      The competition is open to young Nigerian men and women aged 15 – 35 years resident in Nigeria

·      Applicants must be registered to vote

·      Applicants must have an active internet connection as most engagements will be virtual.

·      Applicants must have demonstrated knowledge and experience relevant to the development and deployment of Tech solutions

·      Requisite knowledge of the Nigerian electoral and political landscape is an added advantage

·      Females are strongly encouraged to apply



Applicants will be able to submit as individuals or as teams (Teamwork is highly encouraged)

Applicants are to identify critical challenges and brainstorm solutions by developing a viable tech concept targeted at but not exclusive to;

·      Voter Education and Information Dissemination

·      Voter Mobilization

·      Identification and Location of Polling Units

·      Mitigation and Tracking of Electoral Violence and Fraud and

·      All other challenges associated with civic participation in the electoral process



Problem-Solution Fit

Is the problem well-defined? Is the solution a good fit for mitigating or resolving it?

Potential Impact

Is it a widespread problem? Is there adequate research on it? Can the solution be scaled easily to actual deployment in the real world?

Novelty & Learning

What is a novel about the solution the team has proposed? Has it been done before? What will we learn from the solution that we didn’t already know before?


How easy-to-use is the application? How engaging are the user experience and design? How functional and well-implemented is the prototype demo?


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should,

Here To Apply


All submissions are to be done online via



All concept entries must be submitted on or before 30th June 2022

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