Category Archives: News

16 Sep
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YIAGA calls for laws to address loopholes in electoral process

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation on Friday called for laws to address loopholes in the electoral process especially vote buying. Executive Director, YIAGA-Africa, Mr Samson Itodo made the call at the Watching the Vote (WTV) Series with the theme ...

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16 Sep
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Duly Elected or Duly Purchased? WatchingTheVote Launches Report on Vote Buying and Selling During Ekiti Guber polls

During the official launch of the report on Vote buying and selling at the Ekiti Governorship Elections, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote called for laws to address loopholes in the electoral process especially vote buying. The report was launched by the Chairman ...

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13 Sep
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YIAGA AFRICA PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION FINDINGS AND PLANS FOR ELECTION OBSERVATION

Osun State, Nigeria- The period leading to 2018 Governorship election in Osun State remains a politically charged period with several pre-election activities for the 2019 elections underway. With 48 political parties contesting the 22nd September, Osun Governorship election and a ...

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11 Sep
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Press Statement on the Status of Electoral Amendment Bill

Protocols Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) press conference on the status of the electoral amendment bill. In line with our firm commitment to electoral integrity ...

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08 Sep
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READY TO RUN ENGAGES POLITICAL PARTIES ON YOUTH CANDIDACY AND PARTY PRIMARIES

As part of efforts to operationalize the Not Too Young To Run act, the Ready To Run movement engaged political parties on youth candidacy and party primaries as political parties commence primaries to select flagbearers for various offices in the ...

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30 Aug
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Not Too Young To Run Campaigners Distance Movement From Saraki’s Declaration

As part of efforts to promote youth candidacy and democratic party primaries, the Not Too Young To Run movement commenced a series of public town hall meetings with the leadership of political parties and young aspirants to address the challenges ...

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29 Aug
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STATEMENT BY NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON PUBLIC DIALOGUE SERIES WITH POLITICAL PARTIES ON YOUTH CANDIDACY AND PARTY PRIMARIES

Ladies and gentlemen of the press, On August 8, 2018, the Not Too Young To Run Movement hosted a National Day of Action on Youth Candidacy and Democratic Party Primaries across the 36 states of the country and the FCT. ...

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29 Aug
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AY, Banky W, Uti, BasketMouth, Waje, Light Up Uniport as INEC, YIAGA AFRICA Take Voter Education to South-South

Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium of the University of Port Harcourt was filled to the brim as over 2000 students turned up for the YouthVotesCount Campus Outreach program for South-South along with Star Celebrities, Ayo Makun; AY, Banky Wellingnton; Banky W, Waje ...

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28 Aug
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Osun 2018: 48 parties, candidates vie for governorship (FULL LIST)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the names of 48 political parties cleared to contest for September 22 governorship election in Osun State. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Segun Agbaje, said majority of the non-sensitive materials that would ...

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28 Aug
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SANs dodging taxes, impeding anti-graft war – Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, listed how some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) have been frustrating the battle against corruption, accusing many of them of refusal to pay taxes from ...

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