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30 Aug
0

Not Too Young To Run Campaigners Distance Movement From Saraki’s Declaration

As part of efforts to promote youth candidacy and democratic party primaries, the Not Too Young To Run movement commenced a series of public town hall meetings with the leadership of political parties and young aspirants to address the challenges ...

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29 Aug
0

STATEMENT BY NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON PUBLIC DIALOGUE SERIES WITH POLITICAL PARTIES ON YOUTH CANDIDACY AND PARTY PRIMARIES

Ladies and gentlemen of the press, On August 8, 2018, the Not Too Young To Run Movement hosted a National Day of Action on Youth Candidacy and Democratic Party Primaries across the 36 states of the country and the FCT. ...

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29 Aug
0

AY, Banky W, Uti, BasketMouth, Waje, Light Up Uniport as INEC, YIAGA AFRICA Take Voter Education to South-South

Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium of the University of Port Harcourt was filled to the brim as over 2000 students turned up for the YouthVotesCount Campus Outreach program for South-South along with Star Celebrities, Ayo Makun; AY, Banky Wellingnton; Banky W, Waje ...

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28 Aug
0

Osun 2018: 48 parties, candidates vie for governorship (FULL LIST)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the names of 48 political parties cleared to contest for September 22 governorship election in Osun State. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Segun Agbaje, said majority of the non-sensitive materials that would ...

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28 Aug
0

SANs dodging taxes, impeding anti-graft war – Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, listed how some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) have been frustrating the battle against corruption, accusing many of them of refusal to pay taxes from ...

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28 Aug
0

EFCC slams SAN for receiving N2 billion legal fee, another with N5.1 billion turnover

The Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has accused some Senior Advocates of Nigeria of frustrating the country’s anti-corruption war for pecuniary gains. Magu levelled the accusations in an article he wrote as the Nigeria Bar ...

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23 Aug
0

Nigeria Should Be $3tn Economy, Says Kenyan Anti-corruption Czar

A former head of the Kenya Anti-corruption Commission and renowned law scholar, Prof. Patrick Otieno Lumumba, has decried the poor performance of Nigeria in different spheres of development in spite of her abundant human and material resources, declaring that the ...

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17 Aug
0

Not Too Young To Run: Youths and Political Paradigm shift – Idris Muhammed

Going by recent events especially regarding the participation of young people in Politics in Nigeria, the words of Attahiru Jega comes to mind. The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2014 said, “Nigeria has capable youths ...

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17 Aug
0

YIAGA AFRICA’s BounceCorruption Calls on Anti-Corruption Advocates to Demand Youth Candidacy, Democratic Party Primaries

As we prepare towards the National Day of Action (on youth candidacy and Democratic Party primaries) scheduled for 8th August, 2018 targeted at political parties across each state of the federation, YIAGA Africa’s #BounceCorruption team wishes to implore all its ...

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14 Aug
0

Again, Buhari Declines Assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vetoed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, citing drafting issues, which he said might affect the interpretation and application of the principal act. According to the president in separate communications to the President of the ...

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