Category Archives: programs

21 May
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All Eyes on Buhari: Not Too Young To Run Movement Press Statement on Presidential Assent

The Not Too Young To Run movement is a movement of youth and civil society groups advocating for the reduction of age for running for elective offices to mainstream young men and women in electoral politics. Not Too Young To ...

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26 Apr
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Building Community of Experts: YIAGA Africa Trains Staff on Corruption Models

Building Community of Experts: YIAGA Africa Trains Staff on Corruption Models In line with its commitment in building a community of experts among the organization’s personnel, YIAGA Africa on Thursday 19th April, 2018 held training on models of corruption to ...

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26 Apr
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Ekiti CVR: Slow Start, Poor Adherence to Guidelines, Political Parties Apathy Characterizes Process – YIAGA Africa

As part of preparations towards the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stepped down the ongoing Nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise to the 177 ward registration centers in the State. This ...

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25 Apr
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YIAGA AFRICA Holds Nationwide Town Hall Meetings on Inclusive Governance

There have been questions on the quality of and the indicators for Nigeria’s democracy since 1999. The quality of democracy can only be enhanced if young people are empowered to participate actively in the political process. The indicators of democratic ...

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20 Apr
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Not Too Young to Run Movement Meets Osinbajo, Press for Assent to Age Reduction Bill

Not less than 30 members of the Not Too Young To Run movement met with the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday to further press for Presidential assent on the Age Reduction bill. ...

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20 Apr
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Not Too Young To Run: Preparation, competence more important than age – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the age of running for public office in Nigeria should not be a major issue in election to public office as much as competence and preparation of the individual. Mr Osinbajo stated this on ...

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20 Apr
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Brace up for political leadership, Osinbajo tells youths

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday challenged youths in the country to brace up for political leadership of the country in the years ahead. Osinbajo gave the charge when he received a delegation of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement which visited him in ...

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12 Apr
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2019: Sierra Leone electoral commissioner advises Nigeria

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the head of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC), Miatta French, has urged Nigerians to vote their preferred candidates despite money and other gifts some candidates may offer them. The commissioner said this during ...

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09 Apr
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CVR: YIAGA AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote Issues Interim Report on INEC’s Display, Claims and Objection Exercise

YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) Interim Report on the Display, Claims and Objection Exercise Conducted by INEC from Monday, March 26 to Saturday, March 31, 2018 YIAGA AFRICA, formerly known as Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement is a civic ...

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09 Apr
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Citizens Call for Creation of More Centers, Intensive Sensitization as INEC ends CVR Q1 2018

 YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) Interim Report on the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) for the Period January 09 to March 06, 2018  YIAGA AFRICA, formerly known as Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement is a civic organization promoting democracy, governance ...

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