Category Archives: Reports

28 May
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Citizens’ Feedback on Government’s response to COVID-19 – II

Introduction The Coronavirus disease remains one of the most devastating pandemic ravaging the world and creating lasting impacts. As the number of cases increases globally the effect is beyond a public health crisis as the economy of both developed and ...

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26 May
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#LeadingPostCOVID19: Democratic and Development Dimensions for Africa’s Youth

On 6 May, 2020, Yiaga Africa and Civic Futures Initiative Africa hosted a virtual conversation on the future of youth, democracy and development in a post-pandemic era. The Webinar was titled ‘Africa’s Youth and COVID19: Democratic and Development Dimensions. The ...

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14 May
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REPORT : Webinar on COVID-19 and the Future of Nigerian Elections  

Background In the wake of the unprecedented outbreak and global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID- 19) pandemic, and its multiplier effects on virtually all spheres of human endeavor, governments around the world are forced to take decisive- and sometimes drastic- ...

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29 Apr
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Assessing Legislative Response to COVID-19 in Nigeria

The world is experiencing one of the worst pandemics in human history. The novel Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on all facets of human existence, and nation-states are mobilizing diverse resources to provide medical, political, economic, and legal solutions. In Nigeria, ...

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26 Apr
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Citizens Feedback on Government Response to COVID-19

Summary of Findings Based on reports from 600 LGAs, there is a minimal distribution of relief materials to citizens in the majority of states with either partial or full lock-down. 1. Economic Hardship: Citizens complained that the lockdown brought untold ...

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09 Mar
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Social Media Bill, Not Reasonably Justifiable in a Democratic Society – Yiaga Africa

MEMORANDUM SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LEGAL MATTERS ON THE BILL FOR AN ACT ON ‘THE PROTECTION FROM INTERNET FALSEHOOD AND MANIPULATIONS; AND FOR OTHER RELATED MATTERS, 2019 Preamble This memorandum is submitted by Yiaga ...

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09 Mar
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Political Exclusion of Women, No Longer Acceptable – Women in Parliament

Communique Issued At The Retreat Of Women In Parliament Held At Lagos Continental Hotel, Lagos State From The 6th To 7th March 2020. In commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day, female legislators from across the country, under the auspices ...

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06 Mar
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Did the Votes Count? : Yiaga Africa Watching the Vote Report for 2019 Governorship Elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States

As Nigeria continues her experiment with democracy, the threats to democratic consolidation have become more insidious resulting in a sharp decline in electoral integrity. Key amongst these threats is the desperation of the political class to secure political power at ...

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04 Mar
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Opportunity Lost? : Watching The Vote 2019 Election Observation Report

Executive Summary Nigeria’s 20 years democracy was tested with the conduct of the 2019 general elections. The elections presented an opportunity for Nigeria to consolidate on the gains of the 2015 elections and deepen her democratic transition. Although INEC introduced ...

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25 Feb
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Key Lessons from 2019 Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship Elections and Agenda for Electoral Reform

Key Lessons from 2019 Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship Elections and Agenda for Electoral Reform DOWNLOAD HERE 

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