As voters troop out today in Lagos and Ogun states to elect their local council chairmen and councillors, Yiaga Africa has lamented the over bearing influence of state governors on the grassroots election.
Human rights and civic engagement organisation, YIAGA Africa, yesterday, said Nigeria lost about $582 billion since independence due to endemic corruption.
20 Apr 2019
A group, YIAGA Africa, has condemned the drastic reduction of women representation in the 9th National Assembly. According to YIAGA, out of 2,970 women that ran for various offices in this year’s general elections, only about 57 were elected, which represents 3.83 per cent of all the position in the country, from the office of…
14 Sep 2018
Ahead of the governorship election, a group, Youth Initiative For Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa) has expressed concern over alleged growing trend of voter inducement by politicians.
3 Aug 2018
The game has changed. The days are gone where rampant and widespread ballot-box snatching, political thuggery, and falsification of figures at collation centres define election rigging in Nigeria. Today, vote-buying is the name of the game and just as an election observer and monitoring group, Yiaga Africa, has described, vote-buying is the new way of…
2 Aug 2018
The game has changed. The days are gone where rampant and widespread ballot-box snatching, political thuggery, and falsification of figures at collation centres define election rigging in Nigeria.Today, vote-buying is the name of the game and just as an election ....
25 Jul 2017
The Senate will tomorrow conclude the clause-by-clause consideration of proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution and refer them to State Houses of Assembly for concurrence.
22 Jul 2017
The Not Too Young To Run movement yesterday applauded the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara over assurances on the removal of age limits requirement...