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24 Sep
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
“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
9 Nov 2021
The three leading political parties in Anambra State governorship election, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), are upbeat for today’s supplementary polls in Ihiala Council called by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
11 Oct 2021
In the over six years, that I have committed myself to part-time work in development, anyone who has interacted with me during the period would recall many things, but more importantly...
9 Feb 2021
Coalition for Constitutional and Electoral Reforms (CCER) has urged the National Assembly to work on new legislation that captures electronic transmission of results and use of other forms of technology in the electoral process.
9 Nov 2020
The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has condemned the state-sanctioned attacks aimed at silencing critical citizens’ voices, especially in the wake of the EndSARS protests.


A cargo train derailed in the midwestern United States, sparking a massive fire and triggering the release of small amounts of vinyl chloride, a hazardous chemical, officials said Saturday. No injuries or fatalities were reported after around 50 cars of the 140-car train came off the tracks late Friday near the Ohio-Pennsylvania state border. The…
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As the 2023 general elections approach, the Sultan of Sokoto and the President of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA), His Eminence, Muhammed Abubakar the III, and the President, of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Archbishop Daniel Okoh, have called on Nigerians to eschew ethnoreligious sentiments and vote credible candidates that will revive the economy and ensure fairness and justice in the country.
28 mins ago
Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai aged 79 after a long illness, the army said Sunday.
34 mins ago
The poor mobile service network at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex that houses three markets in Lagos, on Saturday stalled commerce, as traders complained of inability to transfer cash online.
36 mins ago
From 'Purple Hibiscus' to style icon, Chimamanda Adiche has certainly crafted a space for both fashion and literary culture to cohabit in equal measure. Inspired by the buy home products to grow the Naira campaign of the Buhari administration in 2016, Adiche launched a "Wear Nigeria" project patronising Nigerian fashion designers for her public appearances.…