2018 budget of sports ministry unrealistic – YIAGA AFRICA – CLE

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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

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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 […]

STATEMENT BY YIAGA-CLE AT AN ADVOCACY VISIT TO THE CHAIRMAN HOUSE COMMITTEE ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

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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 […]

Is Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy Under Threat? Prof. Jega Set to Chair  Watching the Vote Panel Discussion

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The 2019 election is barely 360 days away and we are yet to conclude on the amendments to the Electoral Act, the budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission for 2018 that directly impacts on the planning for the February 2019 General Elections and the increasing demand by citizens for the auditing of the National […]

OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE HISTORIC PASSAGE OF THE AGE REDUCTION BILL BY STATE ASSEMBLIES

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The Not Too Young To Run movement is a movement of youth and civil society groups advocating for the reduction of age for running for elective offices to mainstream young men and women in electoral politics. Not Too Young To Run is Nigeria’s largest and most successful youth movement in recent times. The movement is […]

YIAGA Celebrates 11 YEARS of Youth Organizing, Promoting Democracy, Public Accountability Advocacy

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On this day, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) established as a university organization in university of Jos Plateau state, Nigeria. In 2017, the organization marked a decade of existence in Youth Organizing, democracy promotion and public accountability advocacy. We have grown from a student organization to renowned organization promoting democratic governance […]