Author Archives: Yiaga Africa

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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07 Jun
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Voting Amidst COVID-19: Edo, Ondo Polls as Litmus Test – Moshood Isah

The major reason behind the current apprehension on the upcoming Governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states amidst COVID-19 pandemic is simply because Nigeria has struggled to conduct a substantially credible election even when the terrain is serene. Be that ...

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07 Jun
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Yiaga Africa Hosts Virtual Meeting with Journalists, Set to Deploy Observers for Ondo, Edo Polls

As part of its plans to observe the upcoming Governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states, Yiaga Africa, civil Society Organisation and hub of changemakers on Saturday 6th June, held a virtual meeting with media personnel in both states.  The ...

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01 Jun
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2020 Edo and Ondo governorship elections: Civil society groups host Live TV and virtual citizens’ townhall on Voting Amidst COVID-19

On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, civil society groups will host a Live TV and virtual citizens’ townhall on voting amidst the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the September 19 and October 10 governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states respectively. The ...

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29 May
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Democracy E-Talks: Increase Participation of Young People in Nigerian Democracy

The conversation around engagement of young people in Nigerian democracy seem to be an age long discussion with continuous clamor for participation of young people in the decision making process. In this vein, Yiaga Africa in partnership with Embassy of ...

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29 May
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Democracy E-Talks: Women’s Participation and Influence as Pillars of Democracy in Nigeria

The first in the series of Democracy E-talks focused on women’s participation and influence as pillars of democracy in Nigeria. This remain a crucial aspect of democratic growth as  Nigeria continue to struggle to close the gender gap in political ...

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