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16 Feb
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OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE HISTORIC PASSAGE OF THE AGE REDUCTION BILL BY STATE ASSEMBLIES

The Not Too Young To Run movement is a movement of youth and civil society groups advocating for the reduction of age for running for elective offices to mainstream young men and women in electoral politics. Not Too Young To ...

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15 Feb
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All eyes on Buhari as #NotTooYoungToRun Bill Sails Through State Assembly

All Focus is now on President Muhammadu to assent on the age reduction bill after the bill met the Constitutional requirement of passage in 24 states to become law. The age reduction bill popularly known as #NotTooYoungToRun has been passed ...

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14 Feb
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2019: INEC partners NIGCOMSAT on e-collation, transmission

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has met with the management of the Nigeria Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, to enhance the former’s bid to ensure electronic collation and transmission of election results. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman ...

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13 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA LAUNCHES #BOUNCECORRUPTION PUBLIC INTEGRITY DEBATES IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS ACROSS NIGERIA

A Corruption survey report by National Bureau for Statistics (NBS) in 2017 shows that majority of Nigerians will accept a bribe when offered or pay a bribe when demanded. According to the report, only 5.3 per cent of Nigerians will ...

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11 Feb
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Nigerian Youth – The Real Third Force – Itodo Samson

More than one year into the 2019 general elections, the political maneuvering has earnestly commenced. In fact, in Nigeria today, everybody both online and offline are already stricken with political fever and the frenzy of the 2019 elections. Unlike other ...

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07 Feb
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YIAGA Celebrates 11 YEARS of Youth Organizing, Promoting Democracy, Public Accountability Advocacy

On this day, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) established as a university organization in university of Jos Plateau state, Nigeria. In 2017, the organization marked a decade of existence in Youth Organizing, democracy promotion and public ...

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07 Feb
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STATEMENT BY THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE AGE REDUCTION BILL AT THE STATE HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY

We welcome you to this press conference organized by the leadership of the Not Too Young To Run movement on the state of the passage of the age reduction bill at the State Houses of Assembly. The Not Too Young ...

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06 Feb
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YIAGA Commission Scholars for Legislative, Development Research

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE), with the support of European Union, has commissioned 10 academic researchers from across Nigerian universities as scholars to conduct advanced research on the legislature and national development. ...

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06 Feb
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EFCC claims Suswam witness committed perjury

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), at the Federal High Court in Abuja said a key witness in the ongoing trial of former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam is hostile and has committed perjury under the law. The witness ...

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04 Feb
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YIAGA PARTNERS INEC ON YOUTH ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) is partnering with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in developing a strategic framework for engaging Nigerian youths in the electoral cycle. To this end, a strategy meeting was conveyed with ...

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