YIAGA, MacArthur Foundation Laud Covenant’s Performance at Debate Competition

A non-governmental organisation, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement (YIAGA) and the MacArthur Foundation have commended Covenant University for the successful participation of her students in the recently held South-West zone of the Bounce Corruption Public Integrity Debate Competition. The debate competition, which featured Covenant University and three other institutions from the South-West geopolitical…

Bounce Corruption Public Integrity Debate Storms North East Universities

The YIAGA Africa’s Bounce Corruption Public Integrity debate has stormed Northeastern Nigeria which Gombe State University Hosting three other Universities in the region as anti-corruption campaigns goes to Nigerian Tertiary University students. The debate which was held on 7th March saw University of Maiduguri, Federal Polytechnic Mubi, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University and host, Gombe state…

INEC, security agencies, CSOs back electoral offences commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), yesterday, backed the establishment of the National Electoral Offences Commission (NEOC). The stakeholders spoke during a public hearing on the bill for the establishment of the commission co-sponsored by Senators Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno) and Ovie Oma-Agege. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,…

2019 poll: INEC seeks electoral offences tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the National Assembly and other stakeholders to expedite action on the bill to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission/Tribunal ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Commission also disclosed that it recorded 1,080 cases of electoral offences during the 2015 general elections and subsequent bye-elections. INEC chairman,…