Category Archives: programs

06 Jun
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254 Days to 2019 Elections: Electronic Collation and Transmission of Election Results

By Anthonia Adi Nigeria needs a better electoral system that will eliminate rigging; electoral fraud, and other irregularities to ensure free, fair, credible and transparent electoral process, and this can be done by the adoption and use of electronic collation ...

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04 Jun
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Uni-Ilorin Wins #BounceCorruption public integrity National Debate Competition

…. as ICPC, EFCC Commends YIAGA Africa for initiative University of Ilorin has carted home the prestigious award having emerged winner of the  #BounceCorruption Public Integrity National Debate competition for Students of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria after beating 8 other ...

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04 Jun
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A FINAL WORD: THE BOUNCE CORRUPTION PUBLIC INTEGRITY DEBATE COMPETITION

It was a balmy morning on Thursday, the 31st of May 2018 at Sheraton Hotels, Abuja. The guests began to arrive early, clearly filled with anticipation for the impending moment: the Grand Finale of the Bounce Corruption Public Debate Competition. ...

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04 Jun
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STATEMENT BY THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN MOVEMENT ON THE SIGNING INTO LAW OF THE AGE REDUCTION BILL (NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN) BY THE PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Ladies and gentlemen of the Press. We welcome you to this press conference organized by the leadership of the Not Too Young To Run movement on the signing into law of the age reduction bill by the President of the ...

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03 Jun
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YIAGA Africa Deploys Pre-Election Observers to all 16 Local Government Area in Ekiti State

….to recruit observers from sampled polling units Having Observed the Political party primaries in Ekiti State, YIAGA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) project has also trained and deployed Long Term Observers (LTO) to observe the pre-election environment in Ekiti State. The ...

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03 Jun
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Ekiti REC Excited Over WatchingTheVote Election Observation Deployment Plan

….as WTV pays Advocacy visit to INEC, Police The Ekiti state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof Abdul-Ganiyu Olayinka has said he is excited over YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote (WTV) plan to deploy technology to observe the upcoming Ekiti State Governorship Elections. ...

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03 Jun
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History is made as Buhari signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill

It was on the 31st Day of May, 2018 at exactly 2.30pm as news emerged from the Presidential Villa that President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill. Indeed President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill into law. ...

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03 Jun
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YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Hosts Media Parley in Ekiti

Ahead of its election observation activities in the state, YIAGA Africa’s  WatchingTheVote has held a media round table discussion with the journalists in Ekiti state. The Journalists drawn from different Media Organisations which cuts across the Electronics Chapel, Correspondent Chapel ...

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25 May
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Ready To Run Movement: Australian Commissioner commends YIAGA, pledges support.

On 23 May, 2018, The Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, H.E. Paul Lehmann praised YIAGA Africa for the Ready To Run Movement and the success of the Not Too Young To Run Campaign. Receiving the Ready To Run Campaign team ...

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25 May
0

A Journey To Here: The BounceCorruption Public Integrity Debate Finale

The #BounceCorruption dynamic is an initiative by YIAGA AFRICA, supported by the MacArthur Foundation. In 2017, it came into fruition with an agenda foreword of what every 21st millennial desires—a channel of using speech, words and confidence to advocate for ...

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