Category Archives: News

09 Aug
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Not Too Young to Run Movement Leads National Day of Action to demand Youth Candidacy, Democratic Party Primaries

Yesterday, Wednesday 8th August 2013, The Not Too Young To Run movement along with Young People across 33 states and Federal Capital Territory Marched to major political parties in Nigeria. The March tagged National Day of Action on Youth Candidacy ...

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08 Aug
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JOIN THE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION ON YOUTH CANDIDACY AND DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARIES

Dear On behalf of the Not Too Young To Run Movement, I write to thank you for supporting the Campaign from inception till now. Following the powerful Not Too Young To Run campaign, the Nigerian constitution was amended to reduce ...

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02 Aug
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Osun Governorship Election: YIAGA Parleys Media, to deploy 561 Observers

YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote on Wednesday hosted a round table discussion with media team in Osun state to discuss its election observation deployment plan for the upcoming September 22nd Governorship Elections in the State. During the Roundtable discussion held in Osogbo, ...

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30 Jul
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STATEMENT BY THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON THE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION ON YOUTH CANDIDACY AND DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARIES

 July 30, 2018 STATEMENT BY THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON THE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION ON YOUTH CANDIDACY AND DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARIES Ladies and gentlemen of the press, On July 27, 2018, the Not Too Young To ...

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26 Jul
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Lessons from Ekiti and Implications for Osun, 2019 General Elections ­- Plangret Dabup

The just concluded Ekiti Governorship Election as expected has taken centre stage in Nigeria’s electoral discourse in recent times. The elections no doubt lived up to its pre-election hype partly due to the shared history between the flag bearers of ...

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25 Jul
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John Paul Mwirigi: A Story of Perseverance.

Written on the 29th June, 2018 The first aura you would get from John Paul Mwirigi is one of humility; a modesty that you may assume was brought about from shyness. He is young and lanky; average height with slender ...

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25 Jul
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Stakeholders Condemn Vote Buying as YIAGA AFRICA hosts INEC, CSOs, Media to Reflect on Ekiti Governorship Elections

Ekiti election may have come and gone but there is a lot to reflect upon ahead of future elections. This was why YIAGA Africa hosted a high-level round table discussion on the just concluded Ekiti Governorship Elections. YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching ...

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23 Jul
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TRUIMPHING LAGOS CITY: THE INEC CAMPUS OUTREACH

Written on 26th June 2018 On 25th June 2018, even though the rains have come to stay, it was a bright sunny day in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. The J.F Ade Ajayi Auditorium was filled to the brim; the ...

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23 Jul
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The way and manner people sold their votes in Ekiti was demeaning – Nwagwu, election observer

An election observer in the recently conducted governorship election in Ekiti State, Mr. Ezenwa Nwagwu, who is also the Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform and member, Working Group of Watching The Vote, YIAGA Africa, in this interview with TUNDE AJAJA ...

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20 Jul
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TAKING THE NORTHWEST: THE #YOUTHAFFIRMATIVEACTION UNIVERSITY DEBATE

Bayero University Kano came alive with unbridled excitement on the 19th of July 2018 as YIAGA Africa took the initiative, YouthAffirmativeAction, to its grounds for the first of its debates. Supported by the Ford Foundation, the initiative had been birthed ...

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