Category Archives: programs

14 Mar
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Press Statement by NotTooYoungToRun Movement on National Day of Action on Presidential Assent

The Not Too Young To Run movement is a embarking on a march to the Presidential Villa to demand that President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the Age Reduction Bill popularly known as Not Too Young To Run as soon as ...

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13 Mar
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YIAGA, MacArthur Foundation Laud Covenant’s Performance at Debate Competition

A non-governmental organisation, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement (YIAGA) and the MacArthur Foundation have commended Covenant University for the successful participation of her students in the recently held South-West zone of the Bounce Corruption Public Integrity Debate Competition. ...

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13 Mar
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Bounce Corruption Public Integrity Debate Storms North East Universities

The YIAGA Africa’s Bounce Corruption Public Integrity debate has stormed Northeastern Nigeria which Gombe State University Hosting three other Universities in the region as anti-corruption campaigns goes to Nigerian Tertiary University students. The debate which was held on 7th March ...

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09 Mar
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PRESS STATEMENT ON NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION 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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06 Mar
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YIAGA Africa Urges Improved Monitoring of Budget for Women

Fresh from reviewing the 2018 budget allocation for youth development which it describes as unrealistic and insufficient, YIAGA Africa has lauded the increased programmes targeted at women and girls while urging the improved monitoring and evaluation of such allocations as ...

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05 Mar
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My Not-Too-Young-To-Run story – Maryam Laushi

“Fortune favors the brave”, it is commonly said. This quote aptly describes the journey of what has become a watershed moment in the movement to encourage inclusion and better participation of young people in politics in Nigeria as embodied by ...

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27 Feb
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INEC Must Meet Increased Registration Demand by Citizens – YIAGA Africa

Having deployed citizen observers across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, to keep an eye on the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) process, YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote has observed that there is an upsurge in the demand for registration by ...

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24 Feb
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2018 budget of sports ministry unrealistic – YIAGA AFRICA – CLE

YIAGA Africa-Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE) an NGO, has said the 2018 budget for the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is “unrealistic.” The Executive Director of the NGO, Mr Samson Itodo made the statement during an advocacy visit ...

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23 Feb
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 #WatchingTheVote Election Series: Politicians Greatest Threat to Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy – Jega

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.  Jega said this during the Watching the Vote Election Series held in Abuja with the theme “Is Nigeria’s Democracy Under Threat?, ...

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23 Feb
0

STATEMENT BY YIAGA-CLE AT AN ADVOCACY VISIT TO THE CHAIRMAN HOUSE COMMITTEE ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Honorable Chairman, YIAGA Africa-Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE) with support from the European Union undertook an analysis of the 2018 Appropriation bill from a youth perspective to ascertain the Federal government’s priority for youth development based on the budget proposal ...

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