Category Archives: News

20 Mar
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Covid-19 Amidst Shutdown of Nigeria’s Fragile Educational System by Ovinuchi Ejiohuo

As the world faces the global health crisis necessitating quarantines, self-isolations and shutdown of borders, businesses and educational institutions due to the Covid-19 pandemic threatening global economies and infrastructures, serious concerns begin to emerge about Nigeria’s already fragile educational sector. ...

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20 Mar
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Lawmakers Commit to Youth Leadership and Development

A Communique Issued at the end of a 2-day Legislative retreat of the Committee on Youth Development, House of Representatives held at Legend Hotel, Lagos state from 18th-19th March 2020. The House Committee on Youth Development organized a 2-Day capacity ...

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Youth Organizing School
20 Mar
0

Deadline Extended!- Youth Organizing School

Yiaga Africa invites young community and youth activists between the ages of 18 – 30 years for its 7th annual Youth Organizing School (YOS) a program under its Community Organizing Institute (COI). The objective of YOS is to empower young ...

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19 Mar
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Lawmakers to Ensure Implementation of Constituency Projects

The assessment of the  8th National Assembly revealed a gap in quality representation especially with respect to core components of representation such as visits and meetings with constituents, establishment and management of constituency offices, responses to constituents’ demands, attraction and ...

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18 Mar
0

Strengthening Political Inclusion of Women through Legislation

In a bid to change the poor political inclusion of women in politics and entrench the place of women in politics and governance space, the Women In Parliament (WIP) Committee of the National Assembly in collaboration with Yiaga Africa Centre ...

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16 Mar
0

Lawmakers Partner CSOs to Ensure Implementation of Constituency Projects

Communique Issued at the end of a 2-day Agenda Setting Retreat of the House of Representatives Committee on Constituency outreach at Protea Hotel, Owerri on 13th-14th March 2020 The House Committee on Constituency Outreach organized a 2-day retreat on the ...

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13 Mar
0

Tackling Voter Suppression in Nigeria’s Election – Moshood Isah

A lot of issues have been attributed to the increasing decline in voter turnout which has continue to diminish the quality of Nigeria’s election. The 2019 Presidential elections witnessed lower turnout with only 32percent of registered voters coming out to ...

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11 Mar
0

Yiaga Africa Mobilise Stakeholders to Tackle Voter Suppression in Nigeria’s Election

With the incessant assault on voters right which has led to diminishing voter confidence in the electoral process and have affected turnout in the elections, it becomes imperative to mobilize public debate on voter suppression and its implications on our ...

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09 Mar
0

Social Media Bill, Not Reasonably Justifiable in a Democratic Society – Yiaga Africa

MEMORANDUM SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LEGAL MATTERS ON THE BILL FOR AN ACT ON ‘THE PROTECTION FROM INTERNET FALSEHOOD AND MANIPULATIONS; AND FOR OTHER RELATED MATTERS, 2019 Preamble This memorandum is submitted by Yiaga ...

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09 Mar
0

Political Exclusion of Women, No Longer Acceptable – Women in Parliament

Communique Issued At The Retreat Of Women In Parliament Held At Lagos Continental Hotel, Lagos State From The 6th To 7th March 2020. In commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day, female legislators from across the country, under the auspices ...

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