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29 Jun
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#NotTooYoungToRun Celebration Conference : Optimism as Campaign Launches ReadyToRun

The atmosphere was colorful as the Not Too Young To Run movement, Strategy team, Coordinators, Partners, political bigwigs, young aspirants, lawmakers, most notably the speaker of House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara turned up to celebrate the success of the ...

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26 Jun
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Election Security: WatchingTheVote team Engages Nigerian Police, NSCDC, Ewi of Ado-Ekiti

Security remains a very important aspect of elections as it determines the safety of Election materials, Officials, Electorates and every other election stakeholder. As a matter of fact, Elections may not happen without adequate security of all election stakeholders before, ...

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21 Jun
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Ekiti 2018 :YIAGA AFRICA Warns Against Violence, Vote Buying in 1st Pre-Election Observation Report

KEY FINDINGS FROM REPORTING PERIOD ONE – May 25 – June 7, 2018 SUMMARY FINDINGS YIAGA AFRICA in conducting a comprehensive, long-term pre-election observation of Ekiti 2018 Governorship election under the Watching the Vote (WTV) project deployed 24 long term observers ...

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14 Jun
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Ready To Run Movement: Another Opportunity For Young People To Make A Statement

Written by Uzor Darlington  Recently, there have been a lot of claims from the ruling elites in Nigeria that young people are not ready to run for elective political office, allegedly due to lack of experience and capacity. However, there ...

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14 Jun
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PRESS RELEASE: VICTORY FOR THE ANTI-CORRUPTION CRUSADE

Another Victory for Anti-Corruption Fight The war against corruption in Nigeria recorded another victory as two ex-governors were convicted for misappropriation of public funds. Jolly Nyame was convicted by a high court of the Federal Capital Territory to serve a ...

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14 Jun
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YIAGA Africa commends EFCC over conviction of Dariye, Nyame

Another Victory for Anti-Corruption Fight The war against corruption in Nigeria recorded another victory as two ex-governors were convicted for misappropriation of public funds. Jolly Nyame who was convicted by a high court of the Federal Capital Territory to refund ...

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13 Jun
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Ekiti 2018: Citizen Observation and Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) – Moshood Isah

It may have started over two decades ago somewhere in the Philippines when the National Citizen Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) decided to deploy observers to polling units, the Parallel Vote Tabulation election is fast becoming in the norm in ...

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12 Jun
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YIAGA AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote set to build National Structure to observe the 2019 General Elections

Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote (WTV) has concluded plans to train 48 recruited State Focal Points (SFP) representing the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory on the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT); a special election day ...

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09 Jun
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Not Too Young To Run Movement to Host Celebration Conference

Celebrating People, Power and Democratic Renewal The celebration conference is hosted by the Not Too Young To Run movement to celebrate effective activism and underscore the inestimable value of citizens-state engagement in enhancing the quality of democratic politics in Nigeria. ...

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06 Jun
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254 Days to 2019 Elections: Electronic Collation and Transmission of Election Results

By Anthonia Adi Nigeria needs a better electoral system that will eliminate rigging; electoral fraud, and other irregularities to ensure free, fair, credible and transparent electoral process, and this can be done by the adoption and use of electronic collation ...

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