Category Archives: News

09 Sep
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YIAGA AFRICA Concludes Parallel Vote Tabulation Academy 5 for Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

For YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching the Vote Master Trainers, the journey began in 2017 in preparation for the 2017 Governorship elections in Anambra Elections where they were deployed as trainers to all 21 Local Government Areas in the state to train ...

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09 Sep
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How YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote will Observe Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections

YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) is a citizens led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing integrity of elections in Nigeria.  WTV works to ensure that citizens understand what happens in the electoral process and how to engage the process ...

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09 Sep
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Watching The Vote Newsletter for August 2019

Inside WatchingTheVote August 2019 Newsletter:    YIAGA AFRICA Presents the Watching the Vote 2019 Election Report, Decries Low Turnout, Poor Election Management, Undemocratic Primaries and Assault on Basic Rights. Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Meets Stakeholders, Advocates for Credible, Peaceful Polls ...

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02 Sep
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YIAGA AFRICA CHARGES YOUNG SPEAKERS ON QUALITY REPRESENTATION, LEADERSHIP 

Leading Civil Society Organization,YIAGA AFRICA has charged Young speakers of state house of assembly on quality representation and leadership saying their performance will determine the chances of young people in future elections.  YIAGA AFRICA, hosted a strategic leadership and legislative ...

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30 Aug
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2019 Elections: Opportunity Lost? YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Report on Nigeria 2019 Presidential Elections

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) public presentation of the 2019 general election report holding today, August 30th, 2019 at the Transcorp Hilton In Abuja. Nigeria’s 20 years democracy was ...

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28 Aug
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Meets Stakeholders, Advocates for Credible, Peaceful Polls

The November 16th Governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states are fast approaching and it is becoming more imperative to advocate for peaceful and credible elections in both states. There is need for election stakeholders to put mechanisms in place ...

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26 Aug
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The Dangers of Digital Dependency

For July’s edition of YIAGA AFRICA’s Knowledge Management Series, team members express profound thoughts through their written reflections on Yuval Harari’s somewhat controversial, but philosophical book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018), which sets out to give the world ...

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26 Aug
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Meaning: Life Is Not A Story

For July’s edition of YIAGA AFRICA’s Knowledge Management Series, team members express profound thoughts through their written reflections on Yuval Harari’s somewhat controversial, but philosophical book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018), which sets out to give the world ...

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21 Aug
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Samson Itodo Receives JCI-TOYP Award, Salutes Not Too Young To Run Crusaders

YIAGA AFRICA’s Executive Director, Samson Itodo, was honoured with the prestigious Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) of Nigeria Award conferred by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) in a remarkable event that took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, ...

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20 Aug
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YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project. YIAGA AFRICA is a civic non-governmental organization promoting democracy, governance ...

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