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17 Jun
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YIAGA AFRICA lead Community Organizers for Sanitization, Sensitization in Abuja Market

As part of its activities for this year’s training of youths across Nigeria and some parts of Africa on leadership, community organsing and movement building, YIAGA AFRICA on Friday led its cohort of 40 community organisers to Karu market Abuja ...

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31 May
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National Youth Policy : New Youth Age Classification

Nigeria’s New Age Classification according to the National Youth Policy, 2019. Old Classification: 18- 35 Years and New Classification: 15 – 29 years 

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31 May
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Disrupting the Political Space Via Youth Organizing, Campaign and Movement Building

Nigeria is no stranger to the power of youth movements; from the nationalist movement for independence to the pro-democracy movement when young voices spoke beyond the confines of their University classrooms as many marched the streets demanding for the end ...

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28 May
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Nigeria’s New Youth Age Classification and Matters Arising By Ibrahim Faruk

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on 24 May 2019 launched the Revised National Youth Policy, 2019 with youth stakeholders in Akure, Ondo state. The review which was long overdue – the 2009 Policy states that it should ...

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24 May
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Nigeria’s National Youth Policy for 2019

The National Youth Policy represents a declaration and commitment to the priorities, directions and practical supports that a country intends to provide for the development of its young men and women. It is a concrete and bold step to put ...

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21 May
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Beyond Just Voting to Demanding Good Governance– Moses Oluwaseyi

Election is a process which comprises of 3 basic phases; pre-election, election day and the post-election. However, the trend of election in Nigeria is that, the average electorate have restrained themselves to voting alone after which they show low or ...

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17 May
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YIAGA AFRICA Engages Bauchi, Kogi, Nasarawa High School Students in Democracy Summer Camp

As part of its effort to inculcate democratic values in the new generation of Nigerian Citizens, YIAGA AFRICA has conducted a comprehensive democratic discourse with secondary school students in Bauchi, Kogi and Nasarawa states, for the 6th edition of its ...

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09 May
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Convergence 2.0: As 300 Young Legislators Converge to Discuss Leadership, Power, Politics

“Unarguably, Nigeria needs a new leadership paradigm that puts the people first. This leadership model must be driven by the philosophy of results and impact as well as accountability and transparency.  Through ‘The Convergence’, the ‘Not Too Young To Run ...

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08 May
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Convergence 2.0: Make Laws to Improve Education, Health, Economy, Women, Others – British Envoy Charges Young Legislators

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Her Excellency Catriona Laing has urged young elected legislators to make laws that will affect education, health, the economy, security, women and People Living with Disabilities. The British envoy said this while giving a goodwill ...

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07 May
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Convergence 2.0 : Today is about Leadership, Power and Politics – NotTooYoungToRun Welcome Remark

WELCOME REMARK BY CYNTHIA MBAMALU ON BEHALF OF YIAGA AFRICA AND THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT.   I stand here in this historic moment with great joy in my heart on behalf of YIAGA AFRICA, the Not Too ...

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