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21 Oct
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Need for Progressive Synergy Between Legislature and Executive – Chisom Anaduaka

The doctrine of separation of powers among the three arms of government is one prerequisite that cannot be overemphasized in any country which practices true democracy. Thus, this doctrine empowers the arms to be distinct from each other giving the ...

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21 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Support Zamfara Assembly on Citizen-Driven Legislative Agenda

As part of its support for young legislators especially young speakers and principal officers of state house of assemblies, YIAGA AFRICA Centre for Legislative Engagement (CLE) has commenced the development of a citizens driven legislative agenda with the Zamfara State ...

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18 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA, NED,and Ford Foundation host conference to reflect on Nigeria’s 20 years ofdemocracy in Washington, DC

As Nigeria enters its third decade as a democracy, YIAGA AFRICA, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and Ford Foundation is hosting a conference titled “Nigeria’s Democracy at 20: Reflections and Reform” in Washington DC on October 22 – 23, 2019. ...

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17 Oct
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Kogi/Bayelsa Polls: Voter Inducement on the Prowl as CSOs lead Voter Education Campaigns– YIAGA AFRICA Pre-election Observation Report Reveals

Electoral activities by all stakeholders, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and political associations are now building momentum. Recall that YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching The Vote deployed Long Term Observers to all Local Government Ares in ...

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17 Oct
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Releases First Pre-election Observation Report

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT BELOW WatchingTheVote Pre-Election Observation Report -1  SUMMARY OF FINDINGS The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced the 16th November 2019 as the date for the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections, which falls within the stipulated time ...

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15 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Amplifies Stakeholders’ Voices on Promoting Inclusive Electoral Process

As the largest citizen movement committed to credible elections in Nigeria, YIAGA AFRICA recognizes the importance of collaborative effort in achieving an inclusive, credible and peaceful electoral process. Thus, it is currently amplifying the voices of other election stakeholders in ...

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15 Oct
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Lessons from 8th Assembly and Need to Improve Legislative Representation   —Moshood Isah

There were mixed reactions concerning the ability of the 8th National Assembly to perform at an optimum level when it emerged in 2015. In fact, during its four-year tenure between 2015 and 2019, there were some level of antagonism between ...

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13 Oct
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Bounce Corruption Public Integrity Club Holds Summit in University of Jos

Having sprung from a nationwide public integrity debate organised by YIAGA AFRICA’s Bounce Corruption project, 2 years ago, Public Integrity Club, University of Jos chapter, organised its first integrity summit on the 11th and 12th of October, titled “The Paradigm Shift”. ...

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06 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Performance Assessment Score 8th Assembly High on Legislation, Low on Representation

The Immediate past 8th National Assembly has been rated high with regards to the number of legislations passed during its legislative period while being rated poorly in terms of providing quality representation especially with respect to core components of representation ...

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03 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Trains 34 Change Makers on Budget Tracking, Assessment

With change makers, there are neither male nor female, just champions. In ensuring efficient institutions, young change makers need not only champion accountability and transparency efforts at higher levels but most importantly fix their binoculars at the grassroots in their ...

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