Archive Publications

04 Sep
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EDO 2020: An Election Defined by Strong-Arm Tactics and Violence

Edo state’s off-cycle governorship election aconducted in the state since the transition to civil rule in 1999. In 2008, the Action Congress Party governorship candidate challenged the outcome of the election. Through a decision of the election tribunal, Adams Oshiomhole ...

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07 May
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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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30 Apr
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CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL 2020

A BILL FOR AN ACT TO REPEAL THE QUARANTINE ACT AND ENACT THE CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES ACT, MAKE PROVISIONS RELATING TO QUARANTINE AND MAKE REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING THE INTRODUCTION INTO AND SPREAD IN NIGERIA OF DANGEROUS INFECTIOUS DISEASES, AND ...

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29 Apr
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Control of Infectious Diseases Bill

An act to make provisions relating to quarantine and the prevention of infectious diseases  

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03 Apr
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No Country Without Women

According to the World Bank development indicators, women make up 49.32% of Nigeria’s population, meaning almost half of the entire population are women. Despite having this staggering number, female representation in the decision-making processes have been abysmally low since the ...

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06 Mar
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Did the Votes Count? Yiaga Africa Report on the 2019 Bayelsa & Kogi Governorship elections

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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25 Feb
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How Youth Fared in the 2019 General Elections

Nigeria has conducted five general elections since the return to civil rule; 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015. These elections were signposted by exclusion and marginalization of young people as party candidates despite the positive roles they played as voters, ...

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19 Feb
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Music as a Messenger of Democracy Challenge

WIN FREE MUSIC PRODUCTION AT WALIYANNE STUDIO, SENEGAL! Download the instrumental of “Music as a Messenger of Democracy” album via the link in our bio. Write your own verse and record a one minute video using the instrumental. Share Video ...

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16 Feb
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Young Parliamentarian Forum Communique

A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE RETREAT OF THE YOUNG PARLIAMENTARIANS FORUM (YPF) HELD AT BON HOTEL TRIPOD, OWERRI, IMO STATE FROM THE 14TH TO 15TH FEBURARY, 2020.

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12 Feb
0

The Convergence Magazine (Volume 2)

In fulfilling its commitment to democracy and good governance, YIAGA AFRICA and the Not Too Young To Run movement held the second edition of its innovative program for young elected parliamentarians upon the conclusion of the 2019 elections with support ...

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