Author Archives: Yiaga Africa

28 Jul
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Our Contract with Nigerians : House of Representatives Legislative Agenda for 2020-2023

The 9th House of Representatives assumed office at a time of rapid, inexorable change in our country and around the world. The speed and pace of change have not abated since we first swore the oath of office, and it ...

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25 Jul
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Edo Elections: Yiaga Africa, Partners Police for Peaceful Polls

Ahead of the Edo State Governorship elections, Yiaga Africa is set to commence the observation of the pre-election environment including violence monitoring to provide information and recommendation for immediate response by the election stakeholders. This formed major the crux of ...

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17 Jul
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July 17th : No Corruption Day – All You Need To Know

On the 17th July 2020, tagged  #NoCorruptionDay, we are joined by dedicated citizens; the likes of MI Abaga, Alex Ekubo, Osas Igodaro, Lillian Esoro, Jeff Bankz & others – who are willing to use their platforms to share this powerful ...

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10 Jul
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Guidelines for Conducting Elections During the COVID-19 Outbreak in Nigeria – NCDC

In response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Nigeria has introduced several public health and social measures (PHSM). These include the restriction of mass gatherings, closure of schools, inter-state movement restrictions, mandating the wearing of face masks and requirements for ...

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06 Jul
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FixElectionsNG: Electoral Reform as a Huge Step to Citizens Political Participation – Moshood Isah 

The steady decline in voter turnout in Nigeria remains a cause for concern and calls to question the nation’s 21 years of uninterrupted democracy. After six circles of general elections, citizens are yet to trust the electoral system enough to ...

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02 Jul
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#FixElectionsNG: E-Balloting, Prosecution of electoral offenders, Security, Inclusion Paramount to Electoral Reform – Stakeholders

With barely 31 months to the 2023 general elections, the challenges of Nigeria’s electoral process are enormous, and it requires leadership and decisive actions from diverse stakeholders to fix. There has been series of effort to on electoral reforms by ...

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29 Jun
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2023 Elections: Citizens and electoral stakeholders set agenda for electoral reforms

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, civil society groups will host a Live TV and virtual citizens’ townhall on electoral reforms. The townhall is an opportunity for stakeholders to build national consensus on priority issues for electoral reforms through an inclusive ...

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15 Jun
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Voting Amidst COVID-19: Stakeholders Call for Adequate Security, Enforcement of Safety Precautions for Edo, Ondo Polls

In a bid to facilitate public debate on the impact of COVID-19 on the upcoming Edo and Ondo Governorship elections, Yiaga Africa and Civil Society partners hosted a citizens townhall to harness citizen input into the INEC policy on elections ...

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14 Jun
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Citizens’ Townhall: Stakeholders Share Contrasting Views on Control of Infectious Diseases Bill

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic the National Assembly is considering the passage of the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill and the National Health Emergency Bill. However, there have been contrasting opinions about the viability of the bills ...

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10 Jun
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For Uwa, Jennifer, Barakat And For The Other Women To Come – Amara Okolo

It is no longer news how rape is a canker-worm eating deep into the Nigerian society. Every day we see stories and news reports of women of all ages, getting raped, sexually harassed and abused either in their workspaces, schools, ...

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