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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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28 Nov
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UpRight4Nigeria: Leveraging on Investigative Tools to Mobilize Young People Against Corruption

The rocky state of Nigeria’s democracy can rightly be attributed to corruption within our institutions and systems. From the lowest levels of society to private and public institutions involving every individual regardless of social, economic or political class. This has ...

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27 Nov
0

16DaysOfActivism: Gender-Based Violence Against Women in Nigerian Politics – Tumininu Adeeko

The recent atrocious murder of a women leader of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State Mrs. Salome Abuh is another dreadful reminder that Gender-Based Violence (GBV) has eaten deep into the fabrics of our society. In a world where ...

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26 Nov
0

How INEC and Police Flout Warning Signals Before Kogi Election Debacle – Moshood Isah

It is neither coincidence nor conspiracy that negative reviews have trailed the just concluded Governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states. It is also no fluke that election observers like YIAGA AFRICA, Situation Room, and Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) ...

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24 Nov
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: Reversing Trend of Electoral Travesty- Olabisi Malik

The just concluded November 16 governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states are expected to provide an opportunity to improve on the 2019 general elections but unfortunately they are providing a pointer to the infamous 2007 general elections. The 2007 ...

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23 Nov
0

How Political Class Undermine Citizens Freedom – Chisom Anaduaka

Recent development in Nigeria has continued to show that Nigeria’s political elites have remained bent on undermining any form of freedom the ordinary citizens have in determining how the nation is run. From the elections in Kogi which successfully denied ...

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21 Nov
0

YIAGA AFRICA Partners Oyo Assembly on Citizens-Driven Legislative Agenda

The Oyo State House of Assembly in partnership with YIAGA AFRICA organized a town hall on the development of a Citizen Driven Legislative Agenda. The town hall aimed at getting feedbacks from the constituency and giving opportunity to the constituency ...

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