Category Archives: News

06 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Performance Assessment Score 8th Assembly High on Legislation, Low on Representation

The Immediate past 8th National Assembly has been rated high with regards to the number of legislations passed during its legislative period while being rated poorly in terms of providing quality representation especially with respect to core components of representation ...

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03 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Trains 34 Change Makers on Budget Tracking, Assessment

With change makers, there are neither male nor female, just champions. In ensuring efficient institutions, young change makers need not only champion accountability and transparency efforts at higher levels but most importantly fix their binoculars at the grassroots in their ...

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02 Oct
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WatchingTheVote Hour Empowers Citizens to Engage Electoral Process- YIAGA AFRICA

The Watching The Vote Hour election program on Peoples FM Bayelsa and Prime FM Kogi is aimed to empower citizens in both states to engage the electoral process while making informed decision, YIAGA AFRICA has said. The Civic Advocacy  hub ...

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27 Sep
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Trains, Deploys 48 Long Term Observers

…..To Observe Voter Education, Violent Indicators, Hate Speech, other Pre-election Activities The Bayelsa and Kogi elections is anticipated to be keenly contested, with a lot of expectations from all election stakeholders and it becomes pertinent to engage the process from ...

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23 Sep
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Kogi/Bayelsa Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Engages Citizens on Prime FM, Peoples FM

In a bid to continue to increase citizen participation in the electoral process, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote has  commence a citizen engagement radio program on Prime FM and Peoples FM in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively. The Radio program tagged “Watching ...

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23 Sep
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Kogi/Bayelsa: Cautious Optimism as Stakeholders Pledge Credible, Peaceful Polls – YIAGA AFRICA 

As the November Governorship elections approach, the roles of every stakeholder increasingly become important ranging from the electoral commission, security agencies, political parties, Civil Society Organisations and traditional rulers. This underscored the reason behind the YIAGA AFRICA advocacy visits to ...

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23 Sep
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Bayelsa Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Parleys Journalists, Calls for Accurate Election Reporting

Ahead of the November 16th Governorship elections in Bayelsa state, YIAGA AFRICA has called on Journalists in Bayelsa state to leverage on accurate data from its Watching The Vote project in reporting election related issues in the state. Recognising the ...

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15 Sep
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International Day of Democracy: YIAGA AFRICA Releases Song, “Democracy”, Featuring Six African Artistes

In celebration of International Day of Democracy, YIAGA AFRICA, the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) and the African Movement of Democracy (AMD) release the single ‘Democracy’ of the Music as a Messenger for Democracy Project. The message in the lyrics ...

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11 Sep
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The Nigeria We Desire, The Future We Deserve – Youth4Peace Nigeria initiative

The Youth from the 36 states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria working in the areas of governance, peace and security convened in Abuja, from the 4th to 6th September 2019 to deliberate on strategies that could be jointly undertaken ...

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10 Sep
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Technical Challenges of 2019 General Elections May Replicate in Kogi, Bayelsa Elections – Moshood Isah

As the Independent National Electoral Commission prepares for its first major election since the 2019 general elections, the issues that plagued the February and March General elections may replicate if not properly addressed. The Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship elections are ...

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