Category Archives: News

20 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Concludes Nationwide Town Hall Meetings on Youth Inclusion

Having successfully trained young people across 34 states in Nigeria on Campaign, Advocacy and Movement Building (CAMB), YIAGA AFRICA on Wednesday revealed that its coordinators have successfully conducted 26 Town Hall meetings across Nigeria on promoting Inclusion of Youth in ...

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19 Oct
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2019 Elections and Fate of Anti-Corruption War By Michael E. Agada

“In the grand scheme of things, our votes in every election cycle and particularly in 2019 will be one of the most proactive measures; we as citizens must take in this anti-corruption war and in the survival of our Nation.” ...

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18 Oct
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Political Parties as the Bane of Youth Candidacy – Linda Chiahoake

It is becoming a sour taste as the new voices and energy ushered in through the signing and passing in of the Not Too Young to Run bill gradually fades into extinct. The bill which had cause uproar of excitement ...

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18 Oct
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Plateau State LGA Election : A template for Nigeria’s Fragile Democracy – Gabriel Gutap

There is a strong belief that democracy is for the good of the masses and is popularly defined as a ‘government of the people, by the people and for the people’. However, the gross misconduct, manipulations and undemocratic nature of ...

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17 Oct
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 Plateau LGA Election As an Indication of Increasing Citizen Awareness – Plangret Dabup

By Plangret Dabup The road to the 2019 General Elections in Nigeria has been a very interesting and rigorous one. Compared to 2015, there has been more awareness and citizen participation in all the electoral process. Information concerning the political ...

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17 Oct
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UniAbuja, University of Ibadan top YIAGA AFRICA’s University Youth Affirmative Action Debate

After a grueling intellectual contest at the Youth Affirmative Action Debate Competition Grand Finale, both University of Abuja and University of Ibadan could not be separated as both came joint winners of the debate. The grand Finale which was held ...

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17 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA, INEC, EU Take Campus Outreach to Yola as M.I, Waje, Banky W, Uti, Korede Bello Light Up Event

The YouthVotesCount Campus Outreach came alive once again, this time at Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola as Jude “MI”, Banky W, Waje, Korede Bello and Uti Nwachukwu turned up to engage the students on how to enhance youth ...

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15 Oct
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STATEMENT BY THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON THE CONDUCT OF PARTY PRIMARIES AND YOUTH CANDIDACY

Ladies and gentlemen of the press, The conduct of primary elections to select candidates for various positions to be contested in the February 16 and March 2 2019 General Elections by political parties was held in line with the Election ...

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15 Oct
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Party Primaries and Matters Arising ahead of 2019 Elections- Idris Mohammed

 Recently, the All Progressive Congress (APC) and People Democratic Party (PDP) along with other political parties conducted their primary elections as required by the electoral law and constitution of Nigeria which provides that political parties can conduct primary election or ...

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08 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Organises Town Hall, Charge Youths to take part in governance

As part of its effort in Promoting Youth Inclusion in Governance for Development, YIAGA AFRICA with the support of Ford Foundation is currently organising town hall meetings across Nigeria. During the meeting in Osun state organised by the State Coordinator ...

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