Category Archives: News

07 Jan
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Ready To Run: YIAGA AFRICA launches TV show to promote young candidates

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) in partnership with NotTooYoungToRun movement, Channels Television and PREMIUM TIMES have launched a television program designed to support youth candidates seeking elective offices in the 2019 general elections. The TV show, ...

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03 Jan
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2019 ELECTIONS: YIAGA AFRICA, EUROPEAN UNION, PREMIUM TIMES AND CHANNELS TELEVISION LAUNCH LIVE TV SHOW FOR YOUTH CANDIDATES

Abuja, Nigeria — YIAGA AFRICA and its partners are pleased to announce the launch of Nigeria’s first-ever independent television program designed to provide strategic media support and visibility to youth (women and men) candidates seeking elective offices in the 2019 ...

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28 Dec
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LEADERSHIP Outstanding Young Person of the Year 2018: Samson Itodo

For driving the advocacy and process that brought into reality the “Not too young to run” legislation that has led to the successful reduction of age limits for public office seekers, Samson Itodo is LEADERSHIP Outstanding Young Person of the ...

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19 Dec
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Nigerian Political Parties: a democratic Thalidomide- Victoria Manya

In the time of nationalist like Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Sir Ahmadu Bello and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, there was some level of guarantee that in the political decision-making processes, a large percentage of the country characterized by various ethnic groups were ...

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19 Dec
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Is the Integrity of Nigeria’s 2019 Elections Under THREAT?

2019: YIAGA AFRICA RELEASES SECOND PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT As part of her commitment to the promotion of electoral integrity in the Nigerian 2019 general elections, YIAGA AFRICA has been conducting pre-election observation in the 774 Local Government Areas of Nigeria. ...

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19 Dec
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YIAGA AFRICA Congratulates Samson Itodo on his Young Person of the Year Award

On Sunday the 17th of December 2018, Samson Itodo, Executive Director at YIAGA AFRICA Executive Director, emerged the Young Person of the Year at The Future Awards, 2018. Samson Itodo was nominated alongside David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, Tomi Adeyemi, Nemitaru Ajienkaand ...

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18 Dec
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Samson Itodo Emerges The Future Awards Africa 2018 Young Person Of The Year

Samson Itodo, Executive Director of YIAGA AFRICA and Convener of the ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run bill, emerged The Young Person of the Year at the 13th edition of The Future Awards Africa held yesterday, 16 December, 2018 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal ...

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17 Dec
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‘Convergence’ of 400 youths to ‘kick out’ older politicians

As part of the fall out of the signing of the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill into law, about 400 young candidates of various registered political parties converged in Abuja for a three-day international conference aimed at empowering them ...

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17 Dec
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#ReadyToRun 2019: Story of Young Aspirants illegally Alienated by Political Parties

YIAGA AFRICA’s Media and Communications Assistant, Fisayo Okare, writes on the challenges faced by Young People during Party Primaries and how some were illegally sidelined by Political Parties   Abdulhalim Abdulahi Liman Party: APC Position: House of Representatives, Giza Gabazawa ...

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13 Dec
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The Convergence: Power, Capacity and Politics

TheConvergence: You don’t need money to win elections, PDP lawmaker tells young candidates David Ombugadu, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State, has told young political candidates in the upcoming 2019 election that they do ...

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