Category Archives: News

07 Jul
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Job Opportunity for IT Manager at Yiaga Africa

Job Title: Information Technology Manager Location: Abuja Type of Appointment: Full Time Reporting Line: Executive Director Closing Date: July 21, 2020   Yiaga Africa is searching for a highly skilled IT manager with experience in front and back end programming, ...

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07 Jul
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Job Opportunity for Communications Manager at Yiaga Africa

Job Title: Communications Manager Location: Abuja Type of Appointment: Full Time Reporting Line: Executive Director Closing Date: July 21, 2020 Yiaga Africa is in search of a self-motivated and experienced communications specialist to join our dynamic team. The Communications Manager ...

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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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07 Jun
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Citizens Townhall on Electoral Reforms

As Nigerians continue to call for #FixElectionsNG, watch out for the upcoming live TV and virtual citizens townhall on electoral reform as the nation prepares for the 2023 general elections. Join the Citizens’ Townhall on Channels TV Tuesday, 30th June ...

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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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