Friday, 24th March 2023
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4 days ago
An election observer group, Yiaga Africa has called on political parties, their supporters and voters across the states to remain calm and peaceful as the results collation process is still ongoing.
27 Feb
Despite heightened hope, optimism and assurances over electronic transmission of results, it was a torrent of criticisms, yesterday, from Nigerians and election observers as the Independent National Electoral Commission ....
26 Feb
YIAGA Africa said the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) deployed in Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly polls in Nigeria functioned properly in 88 per cent of the polling units it monitored across the country. There are 176,606 polling units nationwide.
23 Feb
Yiaga Africa has warned that the untold economic hardship caused by the recent scarcity of new naira notes may force Nigerians into relinquishing their votes in exchange for the scarce currency.
24 Sep 2022
To increase the number of youths and women participation in the 2023 general elections, Yiaga Africa, has kicked off a four-day ‘Community Organising Training’ for 40 young female activists
10 Sep 2022
“I can confidently say that the days of wanton manipulation of election results in Nigeria are over,” says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
5 Jun 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared that it would no longer store sensitive electoral materials in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
1 Jun 2022
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Yiaga Africa have initiated a project aimed at mobilising at least 60 percent of eligible young voters to register, collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and vote in the 2023 elections using traditional and non-traditional tools of political mobilisation. Both bodies made this vow on Friday in Abuja…
21 May 2022
A coalition of 16 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to tinker with the timetable for the 2023 general elections.
12 Feb 2022
The FCT Police Command has cancelled restrictions on movement it imposed on residents of Abuja during the area council election holding today.
8 Feb 2022
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 ...
18 Nov 2021
A non-governmental organisation, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, has stressed the need for inclusiveness and accountability in Gender Responsive Budgeting


1 hour ago
Award winning author and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has made her entry into children’s literature with the book titled “Mama’s Sleeping Scarf”. Chimamanda made this known via her Instagram page with the caption "So delighted to announce that I’ve written my first children’s book, Mama’s Sleeping Scarf. It is a celebration of the joy in…
4 hours ago
Super Eagles on Friday in Abuja lost 0-1 to the Guinea Bissau senior national team, following a 29th minute goal by Mama Samba Balde in their Match Day 3 clash in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
4 hours ago
As the world marks the 2023 World Tuberculosis Day today, March 24, the Nigerian Thoracic Society has appealed to the government to do more in tackling Tuberculosis in order for the country to be delisted from the group of high-burden states.
4 hours ago
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has raised concern over the continued rise in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere with devastating global consequences.
4 hours ago
The Cross River State Director of Public Health Mr Jonah Offor has said that the state is having a shot fall of about 4000 tuberculosis cases out of the 8,000 cases expected to be notified.