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30 Apr
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How voting pattern will shape 2019 polls By Nuruddeen M. Abdallah

The voting pattern that characterised the last five presidential elections in the six geopolitical zones may shape the general elections next year, Daily Trust investigations, through analysis of official voting figures in the last 20 years, have shown. The northwest ...

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30 Apr
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Unclaimed PVCs And Political Apathy By Tayo Ogunbiyi

Universally, democracy is referred to as the government of the people by the people and for the people to emphasise that it is the people that give impetus to democracy. In essence, democracy cannot exist without the people. It is ...

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26 Apr
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Building Community of Experts: YIAGA Africa Trains Staff on Corruption Models

Building Community of Experts: YIAGA Africa Trains Staff on Corruption Models In line with its commitment in building a community of experts among the organization’s personnel, YIAGA Africa on Thursday 19th April, 2018 held training on models of corruption to ...

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26 Apr
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2019: Court nullifies National Assembly’s amendment of Electoral Act

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has nullified the amendment of Section 25 of the Electoral Act, which was passed in February by the National Assembly. In a judgement on Wednesday, the court presided by Justice Ahmed Mohammed ...

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26 Apr
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Where are the leaders of tomorrow? By Melvin Umunna

While growing up, we used to sing a song on the assembly ground in my basic school, which, I am sure, readers would know. It goes thus: “Parents listen to your children, we are leaders of tomorrow, try to pay ...

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26 Apr
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Ekiti CVR: Slow Start, Poor Adherence to Guidelines, Political Parties Apathy Characterizes Process – YIAGA Africa

As part of preparations towards the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stepped down the ongoing Nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise to the 177 ward registration centers in the State. This ...

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25 Apr
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YIAGA AFRICA Holds Nationwide Town Hall Meetings on Inclusive Governance

There have been questions on the quality of and the indicators for Nigeria’s democracy since 1999. The quality of democracy can only be enhanced if young people are empowered to participate actively in the political process. The indicators of democratic ...

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24 Apr
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Youths are asset, not problem ― UN envoy

The United Nations, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, has stated that young people are an asset rather than being a problem. She stated this while presenting the report on the findings of the independent progress study on ...

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20 Apr
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YIAGA Africa Set to Partner EFCC on Anti-Corruption Fight

In a bid to intensify the fight against corruption across the federation, YIAGA Africa’s Accountability and Social Justice Team met with officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday 18th April 2018 about its Bounce Corruption Project, ...

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20 Apr
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BUHARI ADMINISTRATION WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT YOUNG NIGERIANS – VP OSINBAJO

*Says preparation and competence, not age to run for public office, should matter more *Many young people working in Presidency *Young Nigerians should be allowed to run for elective positions in the country, especially as they have demonstrated capacity and ...

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