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17 Sep
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, has declared that the commission would deepen the deployment of appropriate technology for the conduct of elections, re-assuring Nigerians that the 2023 general election would be credible.
12 Feb
The FCT Police Command has cancelled restrictions on movement it imposed on residents of Abuja during the area council election holding today.
8 Feb
Ahead of the February 12, 2022 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council Poll, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) Africa has urged citizens to reward, with their votes, candidates who can account for resources ...
28 Dec 2021
YIAGA Africa, a civil society organisation, yesterday, used arts, culture and music to spur political participation and promote inclusion of young Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections.
24 Oct 2021
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the auspices of Run To Win initiative, have identified unfriendly political parties’ attitude to youthful candidates...
24 Jul 2021
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.
14 Jul 2021
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.

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21 mins ago
The House of Representatives has applauded the partnership between Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited and Tantita security service Nigeria Ltd owned by Oweizide Ekpemupolo aimed at ensuring the security of oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of the country.
44 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
48 mins ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
1 hour ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
1 hour ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.