YIAGA Celebrates 11 YEARS of Youth Organizing, Promoting Democracy, Public Accountability Advocacy

On this day, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) established as a university organization in university of Jos Plateau state, Nigeria. In 2017, the organization marked a decade of existence in Youth Organizing, democracy promotion and public accountability advocacy. We have grown from a student organization to renowned organization promoting democratic governance…

YIAGA Commission Scholars for Legislative, Development Research

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE), with the support of European Union, has commissioned 10 academic researchers from across Nigerian universities as scholars to conduct advanced research on the legislature and national development. The YIAGA-CLE Scholar Program (YSP) Induction workshop on advanced research methodology which held 2nd-4th, February…

European Union launches a €26.5 million programme in Support of Democratic Governance in Nigeria

The European Union today re-affirmed its commitment to supporting Nigeria’s electoral process with the launch of a programme aimed at promoting transparent, inclusive and credible elections in the country. The programme tagged EU Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN), is a €26.5m initiative. It is funded under the 11th European Development Programme (EDF), over…

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE REVIEW OF THE 2018 APPROPRIATION BILL FROM A YOUTH PERSPECTIVE

Introduction In line with constitutional stipulations and governance practice, President Muhammadu Buhari submitted a budget proposal of N8.612 trillion to the National Assembly on November 7, 2017 as 2018 Appropriation bill. The budget tagged Budget of Consolidation is expected to consolidate on the achievements of previous budgets and strengthen the administration’s Economic Growth and Recovery…