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28 Aug
Key stakeholders in Nigeria’s electoral processes are still divided over the mode election should be conducted in the country. While some are advocating for electronic voting and electronic transmission of election results, others are of the opinion that Nigeria’s democracy should not be sacrifice to technology. Speaking at a virtual meeting yesterday organised by Transition…
19 Sep 2020
Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa), through the Watching The Vote citizens movement...
14 Sep 2020
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship elections in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, yesterday, disclosed that it had deployed 44 master trainers across the 18 council areas of the state to train over 500 polling unit, 24 roving and 18 collation centre observers. Its Executive Director, Samson Itodo, stated this in a statement in Abuja, adding that the…
28 Jun 2020
The Executive Director of YIAGA Africa, Samson Itodo, has expressed fear the country may spend double of what it spent in conducting the 2019 general elections, if it fails to embrace...
23 Jun 2019
Co-convener of the Not Too Young To Run movement, Samson Itodo told ENO-ABASI SUNDAY euphoria that greeted the emergence of five under-40 lawmakers...
3 Jun 2019
The events of June 9, 2015, which began as attempts by politicians struggling to assert their will, ended up making the Red Chamber a difficult terrain for the lawmakers to be the best they wanted to be.
11 Mar 2019
A coaltion of civil society groups under the auspices of Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa has accused the political class of undermining democratic institutions like the Independent National Electoral Commission....
10 Mar 2019
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) has condemned the role played by the military in disruption of elections and intimidation...
22 Feb 2019
The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa yesterday explained how it would verify the general elections results through the Parallel Voter Tabulation (PVT). It expects to receive over 33,000 observer reports containing 500,000 unique pieces of information on the process and results of the election. The group said over 94 data clerks…
16 Jul 2018
A civil society organisation, YIAGA AFRICA, which monitored the election, alleged massive vote buying, an act it described as a threat to the nation’s democracy.At a press briefing in Ado-Ekiti yesterday morning, YIAGA’s Executive Director, Samson Itodo, also alleged voter inducement during the election...
2 Jun 2018
Ahead of next year’s general elections, the Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) movement has enjoined registered political parties in the country to reserve at least 50 per cent of party tickets for youths to vie for elective positions. 
25 Jul 2017
Hundreds of young Nigerians marched on the country's parliament on Tuesday, calling for lawmakers to remove age barriers on political posts, including the presidency.


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