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16 Dec
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Press Release: Not Too Young To Run Sets 2023 Agenda

The Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) Movement held its leadership and strategy retreat on December 12 – 14, 2019. The retreat was designed to reflect on the Movement’s organizing model and to design scenarios for the 2023 Nigerian elections. ...

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16 Dec
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Not Too Young To Run Movement Reaffirms Commitment on Political Inclusion, Transformative Politics, Purposeful Leadership

The Not Too Young To Run movement has reaffirmed its commitment to continue to promote  political inclusion of youth, women and People With Disabilities (PWDs), for  transformative politics and purposeful leadership, while reflecting on the movement’s successes and future prospects ...

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14 Dec
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Rethinking Nigeria’s Democracy Amidst Threat to Rule of Law – Moses Oluwaseyi

Within a week, two popular newspapers, The Punch and Business Day, respectively, have raised questions around the sustainability of Nigeria’s democracy, especially in the wake of the violation of human rights, disobedience of court orders and attempts to annihilate the ...

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14 Dec
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Shrinking Civic Space: Threat to Human Rights and Anti-Graft War – Tracy Keshi

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, November 5, re-introduced the bill, “Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill 2019” a proposed law that will regulate the use of social media in the country.  The bill prohibits statements on social media considered ...

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11 Dec
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Not Too Young To Run State Coordinators Project Pathways for Increased Youth Representation

The Age reduction constitution amendment, popularly known as the Not Too Young To Run legislation, remains a historic milestone in the Nigerian socio-political landscape. The battle for inclusion in the country’s politics, however, is not over yet, as several political ...

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04 Dec
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Kogi-West Rerun: YIAGA AFRICA Raises Concerns Over Electoral Impunity

DOWNLOAD STATEMENT BELOW  YIAGA AFRICA STATEMENT ON KOGI-WEST SUPPLEMENTARY ELECTION On November 30, 2019, YIAGA AFRICA observed the Kogi West supplementary election in 53 polling units in 7 Local Government Areas (LGAs) where elections were cancelled or not concluded due ...

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03 Dec
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YIAGA AFRICA Builds Capacity of Young Speakers, Principal Officers on Citizens-Driven Legislative Agenda

 As part of its effort to ensure quality representation and legislation, YIAGA AFRICA hosted a two-day legislative agenda workshop for young speakers and technical working committee members in State Houses of Assembly in Nigeria. The workshop was designed to contribute ...

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03 Dec
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YIAGA AFRICA Hosts Peer Review Meeting as Not Too Young To Run Beneficiaries Share Successes, Challenges, Experiences

The experiences of young lawmakers and beneficiaries of the historic Not Too Young To Run Act in Nigeria, has been encouraging, fulfilling, empowering , rewarding, educative and revealing, as revealed by the young lawmakers themselves during a two-day peer-learning meeting ...

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