Category Archives: ntytr

16 Dec
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Press Release: Not Too Young To Run Sets 2023 Agenda

The Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) Movement held its leadership and strategy retreat on December 12 – 14, 2019. The retreat was designed to reflect on the Movement’s organizing model and to design scenarios for the 2023 Nigerian elections. ...

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11 Dec
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Not Too Young To Run State Coordinators Project Pathways for Increased Youth Representation

The Age reduction constitution amendment, popularly known as the Not Too Young To Run legislation, remains a historic milestone in the Nigerian socio-political landscape. The battle for inclusion in the country’s politics, however, is not over yet, as several political ...

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02 Nov
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YIAGA AFRICA Trains Researchers for Citizens-Driven Legislative Agenda Survey

In preparation for the development of a Citizens-Driven Legislative Agenda for the four states with the youngest Speakers in Nigeria—Kwara, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara—YIAGA AFRICA, on Saturday 2nd November, trained researchers residing in these states to administer research surveys in all ...

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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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27 Aug
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NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT STATEMENT ON YOUTH INCLUSION IN RIVERS STATE EXECUTIVE CABINET

On behalf of the Leadership of the Not Too Young to Run Campaign in Rivers State, we congratulate you on your victory at the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election and your subsequent swearing in as Executive Governor of Rivers State ...

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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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05 Aug
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My Not Too Young To Run Story: I Desire a Nigeria with Youth Political Participation – Delta State Coordinator

I desire to see a Nigeria where young people will be involved, not only in religious activities, but have a great love for political participation and governance –  Oyere Andrew, Delta State Coordinator, Not Too Young To Run  Why I ...

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02 Aug
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My Not Too Young To Run Story : Organizing is Key Factor to Achieving Great Success – Cross River State Coordinator

The main lesson learnt from all my Not Too Young To Run engagement is that organizing is a key factor to achieve great success – Etim Efanga Effiong Cross River State Coordinator, Not Too Young To Run   Why I ...

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01 Aug
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My Not Too Young To Run Story : I joined the movement to redirect the youth – Bayelsa State Coordinator

Youth should understand that anyone can be a leader. While some are born leaders, others acquire the ability to lead by improving and polishing their leadership skills. – Maureen Tare, Bayelsa State Coordinator , Not Too Young To Run Why ...

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31 Jul
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My Not Too Young To Run Story : I knew I was amidst the right people with the right agenda – Bauchi State Coordinator

I knew I was amidst the right people with the right agenda ; young, vibrant Nigerians from all walks of life – Nasir Umaru Launi, Bauchi State Coordinator, Not Too Young To Run How I became a NTYTR state coordinator ...

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