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30 Mar
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Not Too Young To Run Movement raises concern over the Non-Transmission of the Not Too Young To Run bill to the President For Assent

The Not Too Young To Run Movement is concerned about the delayed transmission of the age reduction bill for political office (a.k.a Not Too Young To Run bill) to the President for assent. The movement is agitated as this delay ...

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28 Mar
0

The #NotTooYoungToRun and the rest of us BY Ibrahim Kabiru Dallah

One of the concepts of the “#NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN” project is to encourage young people in Nigeria to take over the various political leadership roles in the country through a robust and effective electoral processes and stop complaining ...

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27 Mar
0

Nigeria’s 2019 elections: The preparations, people and prospects by Idayat Hassan

With less than a year to go, how are preparations going? Who is running? What will be the key issues? It is now less than a year before Nigeria’s critical general elections. In those polls, currently scheduled for 16 February ...

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27 Mar
0

27-year Old Maryam Launshi Appointed National Publicity Secretary, Modern Political Party

Maryam Laushi, a communication specialist and youth activist, has emerged as the National Publicity Secretary of the Modern Democratic Party, the youth-focused platform intended to galvanise Nigerian youths into engaging in policy formulation, government accountability and running for political office. ...

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27 Mar
0

“Young people are not just the future of Nigeria. They are Nigeria today.” By Orji Sunday

Increasing youth representation in Nigeria’s closed political system will be an uphill battle, but Not Too Young To Run activists are ready to fight. Near the heart of government in Nigeria’s capital Abuja, a defiant Chioma Agwuegbo thrusts her placard ...

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23 Mar
0

2019 Elections: INEC targets 80 million voters

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said that the commission was targeting registration of 80 million Nigerians in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of the 2019 . The Chairman of the INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said this at ...

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23 Mar
0

More youths register with Modern Democratic Party

Nigerian youths are showing more interest politics, many of them registering with the newly registered Modern Democratic Party (MDP). With the ‘Not Too Young to Run’ Bill still pending approval by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian youths have started to position ...

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23 Mar
0

British High Commissioner Lauds Nigerian Youths Over NotTooYoungToRun Bill

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright has commended YIAGA Africa and young Nigerians for securing the passage of the Age Reduction Bill, popularly referred to as #NotTooYoungToRun Bill by both National and State Houses of Assembly, as the bill ...

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22 Mar
0

Electronic Transfer Of Poll Results : Massive Step Forward

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently stated that results collated at the polling units would be electronically transmitted during the 2019 general elections. Electronic transmission of results is no doubt commendable considering its potency in authenticating veracity of results ...

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21 Mar
0

Raging Battle over Election Sequence

The battle of wits between the National Assembly and the Presidency over an amendment to the Electoral Act, reordering the sequence of the 2019 elections is showing no sign of abating, writes Omololu Ogunmade Eventually, President Muhammadu Buhari lived up ...

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