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30 Jan
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Learning Visit: FUOYE Students Evolving Beyond Walls of Classroom

Members of National Association of Political science students (NAPSS) from Federal University, Oye Ekiti are evolving beyond the walls of their classrooms with their recent effort of expanding the scope of their knowledge beyond theories. This was the mission when ...

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28 Jan
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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FROM EXTERNAL AUDITORS

Location of Assignment: Abuja, Nigeria Duration:  Nature: Consultancy Background: Yiaga Africa Initiative in accordance with its internal financial policies and internationally accepted standards of practice is accepting proposals from competent and reputable audit firms to carry out an audit of its accounts for ...

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25 Jan
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Yiaga Africa deploys 114 observers to observe rerun elections as INEC, Police face integrity test

Introduction Yiaga Africa’s Watching the Vote (WTV) will on Saturday 25th January 2020 deploy 114 observers to observe the elections in four (Akwa Ibom, Imo, Kano and Sokoto) out of eleven states where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will ...

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23 Jan
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Bounce Corruption: Building Community of Citizens Demanding Accountability 

It is no more news that young people are taking leadership responsibility to demand for government accountability especially in the areas of budget tracking, implementation and social audit to ensure that budgets are channeled to benefit citizens at the local ...

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08 Jan
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2019: CSOs, Media Thrive in Daunting Shrinking Civic Landscape – Moshood Isah

The year 2019 was an interesting year for Civil Society Organisations who constantly interface directly or indirectly with relatively unwilling state and non-state actors in a bid to entrench democratic values in every facets of governance. Ranging from advocacies on ...

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06 Jan
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2019: A Year Defined by Voice and Accountability

Dear friends,2019 was intense and fulfilling. Just like you, we are asking ourselves what did we achieve this year? How did we serve our constituency? In this edition of our newsletter, we showcase key initiatives that shaped our 2019. In 2019, we ...

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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
0

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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