YIAGA Africa-Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE) an NGO, has said the 2018 budget for the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is “unrealistic.” The Executive Director of the NGO, Mr Samson Itodo made the statement during an advocacy visit to the Chairman, House Committee on Youths and Development, Rep. Segun Adekola (Ekiti-PDP) in Abuja. […]
#WatchingTheVote Election Series: Politicians Greatest Threat to Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy – Jega
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy. Jega said this during the Watching the Vote Election Series held in Abuja with the theme “Is Nigeria’s Democracy Under Threat?, as he explained that the recklessness of Nigerian Politicians to destabilise the democratic process needs […]
Honorable Chairman, YIAGA Africa-Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE) with support from the European Union undertook an analysis of the 2018 Appropriation bill from a youth perspective to ascertain the Federal government’s priority for youth development based on the budget proposal and its responsiveness to the needs young people. The analysis looked at the budget for […]
- We believe that democracy is about participation.
- We believe that youth participation is a right and not a privilege.
- We believe youth political participation is an indicator of a country’s democratic development.
- A competent, youthful, innovative and highly motivated staff
- Deployment of ICT and new media technology
- Partnerships/Collaboration that work: state actors- non state actors-international community
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