March 14, 2018 Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria State House, Abuja, Nigeria Dear President Buhari, REQUEST FOR ASSENT TO THE AGE REDUCTION BILL (NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN) We the undersigned members of the Not Too Young To Run movement bring you greetings. The Movement comprises youth and civil society […]
YIAGA Africa received with shock the news of the passing away of the senator representing Bauchi South senatorial district, Senator Ali Wakili, an astute statesman whose immense contribution to nation building will without doubt never be forgotten. Sen. Wakili before his demise was a partner of YIAGA Africa’s Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA-CLE) through the […]
The clamour for youth inclusion in governance in Nigeria is without doubt one of the most visible consistent campaigns over the last decade. The high level of poverty, unemployment and increase in organized crime has further escalated the call for the inclusion of youth in the governance architecture of the world’s most populous black Nation. […]
YIAGA AFRICA is a youth-based non-governmental organization that promotes democratic governance, human rights and youth political participation. YIAGA focuses on in-depth research, capacity development and public policy advocacy. Since its inception, the organization has carved a niche for itself as one of Nigeria’s frontline youth civil society organization promoting participatory democracy, human rights and active civic participation.