Author Archives: Yiaga Africa

11 Feb
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Yiaga Africa Marks 14 Years of Civic Activism for Sustainable Democracy and Development  

 Today, 7th February 2021 we celebrate 14 years of civic activism, movement building and sustained advocacy for purposeful leadership and transformative politics. As we reflect on our purpose-driven journey that started from being a student union at the University of ...

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08 Feb
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Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 11

Weekly Updates on  #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 11 25th January, 2021 – 30th January, 2021 The Judicial Panels of Inquiry set up across Nigeria to investigate the excesses of the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies ...

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03 Feb
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2023: NotTooYoungToRun Movement Press Statement on Youth Political Participation and Leadership

  February 3rd, 2021 Press Release On May 31st, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Not Too Young To Run (Age Reduction) Bill into law, which reduced the age requirement for contesting for the Office of the President, House of ...

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02 Feb
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Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panel of Inquiry – No.10

Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panel of Inquiry – No.10 18th January 2021 – 23rd January 2021 In the week under review, 22 states, namely: Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Ekiti, Gombe, Rivers, Taraba, Kwara, Edo, Kaduna, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ondo, ...

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01 Feb
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Citizens’ Top 10 Priorities on Electoral Act Amendment

Citizens Top 10 Priorities on Electoral Act Amendment DOWNLOAD HERE   

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28 Jan
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Press Statement by Coalition for Constitutional and Electoral Reform Demanding Key Actions on Electoral Act

Press Statement by Coalition for Constitutional and Electoral Reform  Demanding Key Actions on Electoral Act The 9th National Assembly under the leadership of the Senate President; Ahmed Lawal and the Speaker of the House of Representatives; Femi Gbajabiamila, promised Nigerian’s ...

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26 Jan
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Anambra Poll: Time is Running Out for Passage of Electoral Act – Moshood Isah 

The moment the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the 2021 Anambra Governorship Elections, one would think the National Assembly would at least show more anxiety to resume from its recess and get to work to speed-up ...

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26 Jan
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Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 9

Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 9 28th December 2020 – 16th January 2021 DOWNLOAD REPORT  The Judicial Panels of Inquiry on police brutality and other human rights abuses resumed proceedings after going on recess for ...

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23 Jan
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Ugandan Election Debacle and Sit-Tight Syndrome of African Leaders – Chinemerem Onuorah

The controversy, violence and human rights violations that were reportedly perpetrated by the incumbent President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni against main opposition parties is a microcosm of how some African leaders react to the slightest threat to their long reign ...

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07 Jan
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EndSARS Movement Through the Media Lens

The history of police brutality and violation of human rights dates back to the colonial period with the then police operating to protect the economic and political interest of colonizers, and subsequently political elites. In 1930, the Southern and Northern ...

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