Category Archives: statement

04 May
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CSO Statement on Control of Infectious Diseases bill

STATEMENT BY CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS ON THE PROPOSED CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL BEFORE THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the National Assembly resumed legislative activities after one month of recess, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 ...

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28 Apr
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Press Statement: Citizens’ Agenda on Improved Legislative Response to COVID-19

April 27, 2020 Yiaga Africa Press Statement on the Resumption of National Assembly Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Citizen’s Agenda for Improved legislative response to COVID-19 The Yiaga Africa Centre for Legislative Engagement welcomes the decision of the National Assembly, particularly ...

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25 Jan
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Yiaga Africa deploys 114 observers to observe rerun elections as INEC, Police face integrity test

Introduction Yiaga Africa’s Watching the Vote (WTV) will on Saturday 25th January 2020 deploy 114 observers to observe the elections in four (Akwa Ibom, Imo, Kano and Sokoto) out of eleven states where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will ...

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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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14 Nov
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Bayelsa Election: Emerging Concerns of Logistics, Voter Inducement, Security Threats, as YIAGA AFRICA Releases Pre-election Press Statement

DOWNLOAD FULL STATEMENT BELOW PRE-ELECTION PRESS STATEMENT FOR KOGI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS  Introduction  Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) Pre-Election Press Briefing on the 2019 governorship election in ...

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27 Sep
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Trains, Deploys 48 Long Term Observers

…..To Observe Voter Education, Violent Indicators, Hate Speech, other Pre-election Activities The Bayelsa and Kogi elections is anticipated to be keenly contested, with a lot of expectations from all election stakeholders and it becomes pertinent to engage the process from ...

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30 Aug
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2019 Elections: Opportunity Lost? YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Report on Nigeria 2019 Presidential Elections

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) public presentation of the 2019 general election report holding today, August 30th, 2019 at the Transcorp Hilton In Abuja. Nigeria’s 20 years democracy was ...

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23 Mar
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YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Mid day Situational Statement on the Set up and Opening of Polls

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Situational Press Conference on Opening and Set-Up of Polling Units for the March 23, 2019 governorship supplementary elections. This briefing is the second in ...

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09 Mar
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ELECTION RIGGING ALERT: YIAGA AFRICA CONDEMNS PLOTS BY THE MILITARY AND PARTY AGENTS TO COMPROMISE THE RESULTS COLLATION PROCESS

Statement on Denial of Access to Results Collation Centres(As at 8:00pm, Saturday, 9th March 2019) Election Rigging ALERT: YIAGA AFRICA Condemns plots by the military and party agents to compromise the results collation process Reports reaching the YIAGA AFRICA Watching the ...

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09 Mar
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YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote 2019 Governorship Elections Mid-day Situational Statement on the Opening and Set-up of Polling units

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Midday Situational Press Conference on Opening and Set-Up of Polling Units for the governorship and state assembly elections on March 9, 2019. This briefing ...

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