Category Archives: News

18 Jul
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PROGRAM OFFICER

Job Title: PROGRAM OFFICER Location: Abuja Position Type: Full time Duration: 2 years and renewable   Introduction The YIAGA AFRICA Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA AFRICA-CLE) is a think-tank established to promote the development of the legislature in Africa through ...

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18 Jul
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Server Controversy and Implication for Bayelsa, Kogi Elections – Moshood Isah

Barely four months to the Governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi state and with the controversy of over the usage of server hovering over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the commission may just remain in a fix on possibility ...

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17 Jul
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Challenges facing INEC ahead of Kogi, Bayelsa polls by Raymond Mordi

Bayelsa and Kogi states are warming up for governorship elections on November 16. Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI looks at the challenges that may afftect the conduct of hitch-free elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) THE Independent National ...

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17 Jul
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Kogi Elections: State-based Organizations Call for Early Voter Education

State-based Civil Society Organizations in Kogi state have called for early commencement of voter education activities in the state to checkmate a possible low voter turnout ahead of the November 16 Governorship Election. The State CSOs made the call in ...

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17 Jul
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Kogi Guber Poll: YIAGA AFRICA Commences Political, Security Assessment

Ahead of the November 16 Governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi State, YIAGA AFRICA’s project has commenced a critical assessment of the political and security situation in the states as part of its plan for election observation. Speaking during an ...

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15 Jul
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President Buhari’s Cabinet and Implications for Youth Inclusion by Ibrahim Faruk

Over the past 5 years, youth inclusion in democratic processes has gained global attention, buoyed largely by the emergence of young leaders across the world. In Nigeria, the Not Too Young To Run Movement addressed a major impediment to youth ...

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04 Jul
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Interview: How YIAGA AFRICA uses music as tool for Political Participation, Democracy

Sets September 2019 for Music Album Launch Music has over the years remained a rallying force in driving people to action; it has remained a powerful communication tool, which in the words of Matt Haig; “…makes you feel emotions that ...

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02 Jul
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YIAGA AFRICA, NDI Advocate Sustainable Democracy in Ethiopia

 YIAGA AFRICA and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) have beckoned on young people in Ethiopia to maintain the momentum of building a sustainable democracy. The event, themed ‘A Conversation on Youth and the Future of Democracy in Ethiopia’ with key ...

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28 Jun
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EFCC, YIAGA Africa Partner On Anti-corruption Fight

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has stated that for the war against corruption to be won, Nigerians everywhere must critically self-assess themselves to ascertain if they have been part of the solution ...

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28 Jun
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How Bounce Corruption Radio Ambassadors Amplify the Fight Against Corruption

It is an achievable goal to reduce corruption to the barest minimum in the society. Although a daunting task, it is one that civil society organizations, citizens, media, government authorities and all stakeholders in the society must take on to ...

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