Category Archives: News

30 Apr
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Africa’s Youth and COVID-19: Democratic and Development Dimensions

  The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a new world reality redefining the whole concept of human and social interaction with physical distancing identified as one of the major preventive measures. The pandemic continues to ravage the world ...

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29 Apr
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Assessing Legislative Response to COVID-19 in Nigeria

The world is experiencing one of the worst pandemics in human history. The novel Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on all facets of human existence, and nation-states are mobilizing diverse resources to provide medical, political, economic, and legal solutions. In Nigeria, ...

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28 Apr
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Press Statement: Citizens’ Agenda on Improved Legislative Response to COVID-19

April 27, 2020 Yiaga Africa Press Statement on the Resumption of National Assembly Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Citizen’s Agenda for Improved legislative response to COVID-19 The Yiaga Africa Centre for Legislative Engagement welcomes the decision of the National Assembly, particularly ...

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26 Apr
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Citizens Feedback on Government Response to COVID-19

Summary of Findings Based on reports from 600 LGAs, there is a minimal distribution of relief materials to citizens in the majority of states with either partial or full lock-down. 1. Economic Hardship: Citizens complained that the lockdown brought untold ...

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26 Apr
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780 Executive Directors, Team Leaders Exposed to Civic Leadership in Post-Pandemic Era

At least, 780 Chief Executive Officers,  Executive Directors, team leaders of youth Civil Society Organisations, social enterprises and community-based organizations have been exposed to strategic thinking, organizational management, and program development in a post-pandemic era during a webinar hosted by ...

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26 Apr
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How Female Lawmakers are Taking Legislative Actions Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

As the world battle the novel Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic, women and children remain vulnerable to effects of the virus especially the economic hardship that comes with lock-down in most part of Nigeria. In this vein, it becomes imperative to ...

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25 Apr
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COVID-19 Pandemic: Stakeholders Chart Pathways to Credible Elections

Election Stakeholders have expressed concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on upcoming elections and the extent to which decisions to hold or postpone elections are in tandem with legal frameworks on electoral governance. This is crucial because such decisions can ...

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13 Apr
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Webinar on Civic Leadership in the Post Pandemic Era

At the moment, the world is focused on reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Countries globally have instituted measures to curb the spread of the virus and to protect their citizens. Several countries have instituted mandatory lockdown and stay ...

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29 Mar
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House of Representatives commits to reforms in the youth development sector

As part of measures to invest more in youth leadership and development, the house of representatives committee on youth development has also vowed to take legislative action to provide a legal framework for youth development to fast-track the implementation of the ...

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29 Mar
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Young Changemakers Write SUBEB, LGA Chairman Over Poor State of  Schools

Young Changemakers under Bounce Corruption have commenced monitoring of government projects in their communities to ensure budget impacts positively on the citizens. Having been trained on social audit, budget tracking and implementation, a cohort of young people under Kaduna Youth ...

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