Category Archives: News

21 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Support Zamfara Assembly on Citizen-Driven Legislative Agenda

As part of its support for young legislators especially young speakers and principal officers of state house of assemblies, YIAGA AFRICA Centre for Legislative Engagement (CLE) has commenced the development of a citizens driven legislative agenda with the Zamfara State ...

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18 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA, NED,and Ford Foundation host conference to reflect on Nigeria’s 20 years ofdemocracy in Washington, DC

As Nigeria enters its third decade as a democracy, YIAGA AFRICA, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and Ford Foundation is hosting a conference titled “Nigeria’s Democracy at 20: Reflections and Reform” in Washington DC on October 22 – 23, 2019. ...

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17 Oct
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Kogi/Bayelsa Polls: Voter Inducement on the Prowl as CSOs lead Voter Education Campaigns– YIAGA AFRICA Pre-election Observation Report Reveals

Electoral activities by all stakeholders, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and political associations are now building momentum. Recall that YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching The Vote deployed Long Term Observers to all Local Government Ares in ...

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15 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Amplifies Stakeholders’ Voices on Promoting Inclusive Electoral Process

As the largest citizen movement committed to credible elections in Nigeria, YIAGA AFRICA recognizes the importance of collaborative effort in achieving an inclusive, credible and peaceful electoral process. Thus, it is currently amplifying the voices of other election stakeholders in ...

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15 Oct
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Lessons from 8th Assembly and Need to Improve Legislative Representation   —Moshood Isah

There were mixed reactions concerning the ability of the 8th National Assembly to perform at an optimum level when it emerged in 2015. In fact, during its four-year tenure between 2015 and 2019, there were some level of antagonism between ...

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13 Oct
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Bounce Corruption Public Integrity Club Holds Summit in University of Jos

Having sprung from a nationwide public integrity debate organised by YIAGA AFRICA’s Bounce Corruption project, 2 years ago, Public Integrity Club, University of Jos chapter, organised its first integrity summit on the 11th and 12th of October, titled “The Paradigm Shift”. ...

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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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