Category Archives: News

17 Aug
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Not Too Young To Run: Youths and Political Paradigm shift – Idris Muhammed

Going by recent events especially regarding the participation of young people in Politics in Nigeria, the words of Attahiru Jega comes to mind. The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2014 said, “Nigeria has capable youths ...

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17 Aug
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YIAGA AFRICA’s BounceCorruption Calls on Anti-Corruption Advocates to Demand Youth Candidacy, Democratic Party Primaries

As we prepare towards the National Day of Action (on youth candidacy and Democratic Party primaries) scheduled for 8th August, 2018 targeted at political parties across each state of the federation, YIAGA Africa’s #BounceCorruption team wishes to implore all its ...

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14 Aug
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Again, Buhari Declines Assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vetoed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, citing drafting issues, which he said might affect the interpretation and application of the principal act. According to the president in separate communications to the President of the ...

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14 Aug
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Osinbajo Berates Preachers For Failure To Preach Against Corruption

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has berated gospel preachers for failing to lend support to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption war by failing to preach against the scourge. Speaking at the 30th National Biennial Conference of the Students Christian Movement (SCM) of ...

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14 Aug
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Osun Polls: INEC Lauds Collaborative Effort as YIAGA Deploys Pre-election Observers

YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote was very excited to receive the Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Mr. Olusegun Agbaje at our Training for Long Term Observers in Osun State. Ahead of the September 22nd ...

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14 Aug
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Legislative Motions Must Meet Aspiration of Nigerians – Expert Tells NASS

Legislative motions to be considered at both the Senate and House of Representatives must meet the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians, a legislative expert, Barrister Ibrahim Usman has told the National Assembly. Barrister Ibrahim from the National Institute of Legislative ...

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13 Aug
0

THE PASSAGE: NotTooYoungToRun Magazine Vol. 3

Download the #NotTooYoungToRun Magazine Below Not Too Young To Run Magazine Vol 3

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09 Aug
0

TRIUMPHING KANO: INEC CAMPUS OUTREACH #YOUTHVOTESCOUNT (KANO)

It was a balmy morning in the city of Kano on the 7th of August 2018; the skies were crystal-blue and puffy with white clouds. But the atmosphere was bubbling with excitement as all roads literally led to Bayero University, ...

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09 Aug
0

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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