Category Archives: News

29 Jun
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#NotTooYoungToRun Celebration Conference : Optimism as Campaign Launches ReadyToRun

The atmosphere was colorful as the Not Too Young To Run movement, Strategy team, Coordinators, Partners, political bigwigs, young aspirants, lawmakers, most notably the speaker of House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara turned up to celebrate the success of the ...

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26 Jun
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Election Security: WatchingTheVote team Engages Nigerian Police, NSCDC, Ewi of Ado-Ekiti

Security remains a very important aspect of elections as it determines the safety of Election materials, Officials, Electorates and every other election stakeholder. As a matter of fact, Elections may not happen without adequate security of all election stakeholders before, ...

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14 Jun
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Ready To Run Movement: Another Opportunity For Young People To Make A Statement

Written by Uzor Darlington  Recently, there have been a lot of claims from the ruling elites in Nigeria that young people are not ready to run for elective political office, allegedly due to lack of experience and capacity. However, there ...

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14 Jun
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PRESS RELEASE: VICTORY FOR THE ANTI-CORRUPTION CRUSADE

Another Victory for Anti-Corruption Fight The war against corruption in Nigeria recorded another victory as two ex-governors were convicted for misappropriation of public funds. Jolly Nyame was convicted by a high court of the Federal Capital Territory to serve a ...

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14 Jun
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YIAGA Africa commends EFCC over conviction of Dariye, Nyame

Another Victory for Anti-Corruption Fight The war against corruption in Nigeria recorded another victory as two ex-governors were convicted for misappropriation of public funds. Jolly Nyame who was convicted by a high court of the Federal Capital Territory to refund ...

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06 Jun
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254 Days to 2019 Elections: Electronic Collation and Transmission of Election Results

By Anthonia Adi Nigeria needs a better electoral system that will eliminate rigging; electoral fraud, and other irregularities to ensure free, fair, credible and transparent electoral process, and this can be done by the adoption and use of electronic collation ...

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04 Jun
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Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (I) – Samson Itodo

Nigeria operates a rigid constitution. Rigid constitutions by their nature are complicated and painstaking to change. It takes time, effort and resources to insert a comma, full stop or delete a word from a rigid constitution. This is attributed to ...

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04 Jun
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A FINAL WORD: THE BOUNCE CORRUPTION PUBLIC INTEGRITY DEBATE COMPETITION

It was a balmy morning on Thursday, the 31st of May 2018 at Sheraton Hotels, Abuja. The guests began to arrive early, clearly filled with anticipation for the impending moment: the Grand Finale of the Bounce Corruption Public Debate Competition. ...

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03 Jun
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ICPC Commends YIAGA Africa for Anti-Corruption Debate Competition for Tertiary Institutions Students

Acting Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Usman Abubakar, has commended the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa), together with the MacArthur Foundation for investing so much energy, time ...

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31 May
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President Buhari’s Remarks at the Signing of the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill in Abuja

First, I would like to welcome you all to the State House. Today is a significant day for all of us in Nigeria, and most especially our young people – and the role they play in our democracy, politics and ...

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