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#AnambraThePowerOf18Challenge!

#AnambraThePowerOf18Challenge!

#ThePowerOf18 Challenge! Are you between 18-25 years old? Are you resident in Anambra State, Nigeria? Submit a civic project idea on how to mobilize young people to register to vote and stand a chance to win a grant of 200,000!

Lead Generation Initiative,  Yiaga Africa, Train Kwara Citizens on Leadership, Political  Inclusion

Lead Generation Initiative,  Yiaga Africa, Train Kwara Citizens on Leadership, Political  Inclusion

In its consistent effort to build citizens for better civic leadership and participation, Yiaga Africa partnered with the Lead Generation Initiative to train 60 citizens from all 16 local government areas in Kwara State, on leadership, youth political participation and governance. During the 2-day event tagged ‘Get Involved Leadership Training (GiLT) Kwara’, participants were exposed …

Attacks on INEC offices are acts of Democratic and Economic Sabotage

Attacks on INEC offices are acts of Democratic and Economic Sabotage

Yiaga Africa is deeply worried about the recent ‘coordinated and premeditated’ attacks on the facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). These are indeed dangerous signs for the country’s fragile democracy as it will not just affect the commission’s preparation for upcoming elections but also diminish citizens’ confidence in the electoral process.  The disturbing …

Yiaga Africa, Other Stakeholders Dissect Challenges, Prospects of LGA Elections in Nigeria

Yiaga Africa, Other Stakeholders Dissect Challenges, Prospects of LGA Elections in Nigeria

In recent times, the conduct of Local Government Council elections across Nigeria has been bedeviled by irregularities, electoral violence and malpractice. This has led to increasing voter apathy as citizens have consistently declined from participating in the elections. As a matter of fact, opposition parties in recent times have boycotted LGA council elections due to …