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22 Nov
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Low Citizens Awareness, Poor Deployment of Officials Wanes INEC’s Display Claims and Objections Exercise

Summary The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had displayed the Preliminary Voter Register (PRV) in its offices and public spaces across the 774 Local Government Areas, Wards/Registration Areas, and polling units nationwide, from November 6th to November 12th, 2018. The exercise ...

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21 Nov
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2019 Elections: Why Violence Against Women Must Stop- Idris Mohammed

The value of political equality is central to normative theories of democracy. It is argued that women are equal citizens and therefore should share equally with men in public decision-making, otherwise there is a democratic deficit. By contrast, since the ...

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19 Nov
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WATCHING THE VOTE STATEMENT  ON THE OBSERVATION OF THE BYE-ELECTIONS IN BAUCHI, KATSINA AND KWARA STATES

Introduction On November 17, 2018, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted bye-elections in three federal constituencies namely Toro Federal Constituency in Bauchi state, Irepodun/Isin/Eiti and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in Kwara state, Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa Federal constituency in Katsina state and one ...

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17 Nov
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Lack of funds, zoning robbed us of our parties’ tickets –Young aspirants

Some young aspirants who vied for tickets of some political parties in the just-concluded primaries of the parties on Friday said they were cheated by leadership of the parties. A House of Assembly aspirant in Zamfara on All Progressives Congress ...

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17 Nov
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2019: Our experiences in APC, PDP primaries – Young aspirants

Some young aspirants, who contested in the just-concluded election primaries of the two major parties, on Friday narrated their harsh experiences in their parties. The aspirants spoke on the high prices of nomination forms, administrative charges, undemocratic party primaries and ...

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15 Nov
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YIAGA AFRICA Commences Performance Evaluation of 8th National Assembly

The YIAGA AFRICA-Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA AFRICA-CLE), in keeping with its mandate of developing a viable legislative institution, is leading several stakeholders from the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Academia, Legislature, Media, Enumerators and Data Analysts to evaluate the performance ...

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13 Nov
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Campus Outreach: 15,000 Varsity Students Pledge to Vote in 2019 Elections

YIAGA AFRICA, INEC, ECES, EU, Collaborate At least 15,000 Varsity students have committed to participate actively at the upcoming 2019 general elections. The students cutting across six Universities from six Geopolitical zones in Nigeria. Also at least a total of ...

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05 Nov
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INEC #YouthVotesCount Campus Outreach

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05 Nov
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WatchingTheVote Nationwide Pre-Election Training

#WatchingTheVote commence training of Long Term Observers (LTOs) to observe the pre-election environment ahead of 2019 general elections across 36 states and the FCT

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02 Nov
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Music, Pop Culture and Youth Participation Ahead of 2019 ELECTIONS By Ewa Mebiri

In Africa, music plays a vital role in mobilization, sensitization, socialization and cultural transmission. Music’s immense influence was evident in the struggle for independence in most African countries. Rallies, protests, and movements were laced with music and dances; musicians released ...

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