Wednesday, 22nd March 2023
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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.
4 Sep 2020
Ahead of the September 19, 2020 Edo State governorship election, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa has identified 13 of the 18 councils in the state as potential hotspots of violence.
18 Oct 2019
Following a large number of political parties that are expected to participate in the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections on November 10, 2019, Youth Initiative for Advocacy...
5 Oct 2019
A study anchored by YIAGA Africa has scored the 8th National Assembly low on representation. According to a report which was launched yesterday in Abuja by former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, at the aggregate level, the overall assessment of representation was below average. The positive rating stood at…
7 Aug 2019
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria have decried the Federal Government over the country’s shrinking civil space, accusing it of totalitarian tendencies against the people.
13 Apr 2019
The World Should Be Made Safer So That Women Can Maintain Their Agency And Gain More Participation Maryam Laushi is a communication specialist and activist and has been one of the most vocal Northern voices raising awareness on gender equality, social justice and youth inclusion in politics in recent times. This, she has done through…
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...
9 Mar 2019
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the guidelines on cancelled votes are strictly followed to reduce discretion on the part of its officials. Speaking yesterday at a press briefing in Abuja, YIAGA executive director, Samson Itodo, stated: "These guidelines include…


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Cristiano Ronaldo made no secret Wednesday of his ambition to notch up another world record -- for the number of international caps -- a day before Portugal face Liechtenstein in Euro 2024 qualifiers.
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© WHO/Benjamin Sensasi Tanzania has confirmed its first-ever outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease. (file) New York, USA, 22 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/Tanzania confirmed its first-ever cases of Marburg Virus Disease after conducting laboratory tests in the country’s northwest Kagera region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Wednesday. Lab tests were carried out…
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The National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Health to create action plans for the provision of healthcare services for older persons across the country.
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Hearing in the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Ali Bello and another over an alleged N3bn fraud has been adjourned till May 22, 2023, for the continuation of the hearing.
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The Labour Party (LP) candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the Abia State gubernatorial election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced on Wednesday that Oti won 10 of the 17 local government areas (LGAs) in the state and polled 175,467 votes in the Saturday, March 18, election. The Peoples Democratic Party…