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29 Oct
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2019 Election: YIAGA AFRICA, NDI holds Strategy meeting on Pre-election Observation

All is set for the Watching The Vote (WTV) Pre-election observation training nationwide as YIAGA AFRICA concludes plans to train its 774 Local Government Supervisors and 48 State Focal Points Nationwide. As the largest citizen movement committed to credible elections ...

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22 Oct
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2019: YIAGA expresses concern over low voter turnout

Mr Moshood Isah ,Media Officer of YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Monday expressed concern over the recurrent culture of low voter turnout during elections in the country especially as the 2019 elections approaches. Isah in a document ...

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20 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Concludes Nationwide Town Hall Meetings on Youth Inclusion

Having successfully trained young people across 34 states in Nigeria on Campaign, Advocacy and Movement Building (CAMB), YIAGA AFRICA on Wednesday revealed that its coordinators have successfully conducted 26 Town Hall meetings across Nigeria on promoting Inclusion of Youth in ...

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19 Oct
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2019 Elections and Fate of Anti-Corruption War By Michael E. Agada

“In the grand scheme of things, our votes in every election cycle and particularly in 2019 will be one of the most proactive measures; we as citizens must take in this anti-corruption war and in the survival of our Nation.” ...

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18 Oct
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Political Parties as the Bane of Youth Candidacy – Linda Chiahoake

It is becoming a sour taste as the new voices and energy ushered in through the signing and passing in of the Not Too Young to Run bill gradually fades into extinct. The bill which had cause uproar of excitement ...

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18 Oct
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Plateau State LGA Election : A template for Nigeria’s Fragile Democracy – Gabriel Gutap

There is a strong belief that democracy is for the good of the masses and is popularly defined as a ‘government of the people, by the people and for the people’. However, the gross misconduct, manipulations and undemocratic nature of ...

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18 Oct
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LEGALITY OF INEC DECISION TO BAR THE ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC) FROM FIELDING CANDIDATES IN THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTION IN ZAMFARA STATE

On October 9th, 2018, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in an official communication, declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) ineligible to field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. This was on the basis ...

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18 Oct
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WatchingTheVote Report on the Observation of Party Primaries for 2019 Elections

YIAGA AFRICA, is a civic non-governmental organization promoting democracy, governance and development in Africa through advocacy, research and capacity building. Our mission is to build democratic societies anchored on the principles of inclusion, justice, transparency and accountability. Our thematic areas ...

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17 Oct
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 Plateau LGA Election As an Indication of Increasing Citizen Awareness – Plangret Dabup

By Plangret Dabup The road to the 2019 General Elections in Nigeria has been a very interesting and rigorous one. Compared to 2015, there has been more awareness and citizen participation in all the electoral process. Information concerning the political ...

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17 Oct
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UniAbuja, University of Ibadan top YIAGA AFRICA’s University Youth Affirmative Action Debate

After a grueling intellectual contest at the Youth Affirmative Action Debate Competition Grand Finale, both University of Abuja and University of Ibadan could not be separated as both came joint winners of the debate. The grand Finale which was held ...

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