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30 Aug
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2019 Elections: Opportunity Lost? YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Report on Nigeria 2019 Presidential Elections

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) public presentation of the 2019 general election report holding today, August 30th, 2019 at the Transcorp Hilton In Abuja. Nigeria’s 20 years democracy was ...

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28 Aug
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Meets Stakeholders, Advocates for Credible, Peaceful Polls

The November 16th Governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states are fast approaching and it is becoming more imperative to advocate for peaceful and credible elections in both states. There is need for election stakeholders to put mechanisms in place ...

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27 Aug
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NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT STATEMENT ON YOUTH INCLUSION IN RIVERS STATE EXECUTIVE CABINET

On behalf of the Leadership of the Not Too Young to Run Campaign in Rivers State, we congratulate you on your victory at the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election and your subsequent swearing in as Executive Governor of Rivers State ...

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26 Aug
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The Dangers of Digital Dependency

For July’s edition of YIAGA AFRICA’s Knowledge Management Series, team members express profound thoughts through their written reflections on Yuval Harari’s somewhat controversial, but philosophical book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018), which sets out to give the world ...

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26 Aug
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Meaning: Life Is Not A Story

For July’s edition of YIAGA AFRICA’s Knowledge Management Series, team members express profound thoughts through their written reflections on Yuval Harari’s somewhat controversial, but philosophical book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018), which sets out to give the world ...

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21 Aug
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Samson Itodo Receives JCI-TOYP Award, Salutes Not Too Young To Run Crusaders

YIAGA AFRICA’s Executive Director, Samson Itodo, was honoured with the prestigious Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) of Nigeria Award conferred by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) in a remarkable event that took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, ...

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20 Aug
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YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project. YIAGA AFRICA is a civic non-governmental organization promoting democracy, governance ...

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19 Aug
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: Are Political Parties Ready for Democratic Primaries? – Cynthia Mbamalu

In May 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states. The timetable highlights series of activities beginning with the notice of election scheduled for the 17th of August 2019 ...

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09 Aug
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NUJ BAYELSA TO PARTNER YIAGA AFRICA TO ENSURE CREDIBLE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION IN THE STATE

The leadership of the Bayelsa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has expressed it readiness to collaborate with genuine interest groups and NGO’s whose goal is to ensure free, fair, credible and peaceful Gubernatorial election in the ...

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05 Aug
0

My Not Too Young To Run Story: I Desire a Nigeria with Youth Political Participation – Delta State Coordinator

I desire to see a Nigeria where young people will be involved, not only in religious activities, but have a great love for political participation and governance –  Oyere Andrew, Delta State Coordinator, Not Too Young To Run  Why I ...

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