Category Archives: News

16 Sep
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Yiaga Africa Trains 543 Observers for Edo Governorship Election

Ahead of the September 19 Governorship elections in Edo State, Yiaga Africa; a citizen-led movement committed to credible election under the Watching The Vote (WTV) has deployed its cohort of 44 Master Trainers across all 18 Local Government Areas in ...

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16 Sep
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2020 Edo State Governorship Election Peace Accord as Signed by Political Party Party Chairpersons and Governorship Candidates.

On the Prevention of Violence and Acceptance of Election Results by Governorship Candidates and Chairpersons of Political Parties Contesting the 2020 Governorship Elections in Edo State Under the Auspices of the National Peace Committee, NPC We the undersigned Governorship Candidates ...

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06 Sep
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Pre-Election Survey Report: Citizens Perception on the 2020 Edo State Governorship

Executive Summary • Ahead of the September 19, 2020 governorship elections in Edo state, Yiaga Africa conducted a survey among 657 randomly-sampled phone-owing adult Nigerians (18 years and above) residing in Edo State between 28th July and 3rd August 2020 ...

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03 Sep
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Press Statement : Yiaga Africa First Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Report For Edo Governorship Election

Introduction Ladies and gentlemen of the press, welcome to the first Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Press Conference on the 2020 Edo governorship election scheduled for September 19, 2020. Ahead of the September 19, 2020 governorship elections in Edo state, ...

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01 Sep
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REPORT : 2020 Edo Election: An election defined by strongarm tactics and violence

2020 Edo Election: An election defined by strongarm tactics and violence: Yiaga Africa First Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Report                                             ...

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27 Aug
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Edo/Ondo Polls: Civic Groups Engage to Boost Citizens Participation

As part of its effort to ensure citizens and civic groups engage the election process from an informed perspective, Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote (WTV) project conducted a comprehensive capacity building for leaders of Civil Society Organisations in ...

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24 Aug
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Investing in the Nigerian Youth: Disaster or Dividend? By Ibrahim Faruk

Since independence in 1960, successive Nigerian governments have initiated programmes and projects aimed at the youth. The government of President Olusegun Obasanjo (1999-2007) launched the National Program for the Eradication of Poverty (NAPEP), which aimed to reduce poverty. The Federal ...

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24 Aug
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Edo/Ondo Polls: Citizens, Must Takeover Agenda for Credible, Peaceful Polls – Ezenwa

The Executive Director Peering Advocacy and Advancement Center in Africa (PAACA), Ezenwa Nwagwu has urged citizens to take over the political agenda for the upcoming Edo and Ondo governorship elections.  He said citizens and civic groups should not allow politicians ...

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20 Aug
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FixElectionsNG: Nigeria Labour Congress Joins Call for Electoral Reform

Electoral reform has remained at a front-burner of political discussions as stakeholders across the country continue to intensify efforts to stimulate the passage of a reviewed electoral law before the end of 2020. Thus, as part of its consistent endeavour ...

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17 Aug
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Yiaga Africa Charges NASS on Legislative Transparency, Citizens Engagement

The shift to E-parliament, legislative capacity and transparency in legislative responsibility dominated the discussion when Yiaga Africa paid a congratulatory visit to the new acting Clerk of the National Assembly, Arc. Olatunde Amos Ojo. On Friday 14th August 2020, Yiaga ...

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