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12th June 2024 2024 Democracy Day Press Statement Introduction Today, we commemorate 25 years of uninterrupted democracy in Nigeria’s journey to nationhood. This significant milestone is a testament to the collective will and commitment of the Nigerian people to democratic ethos and principles, including the courage, resilience, and patriotism that transcend demography, geography, ethnicity, and...
Yiaga Africa announces the call for applications for the Art4Democracy Painting Party. Art4Democracy invites young, creative painters to paint their interpretation of democracy and express their perspectives on Nigeria’s democratic progress. This is aimed to provide a platform for young artists to depict their views on democracy and creatively capture diverse perspectives on the country’s...
*By Ana’ayi Jennifer Danbagai Democracy in the African continent has suffered major setbacks over the last few decades. The coup trends across Sahel West Africa; Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Niger in the last four years have not only destabilized local democracies but also burdened regional blocs with protecting democratic integrity across the continent.   With...
Call for Applications Yiaga Africa announces the call for registrations for the “My Nigeria – Our Nigeria” national debate competition. The call invites debating councils and students from accredited Nigerian universities to register to participate in the debate competition.  The “My Nigeria – Our Nigeria” debate competition is a Yiaga Africa initiative with support from...
By Chinemerem Onuorah In the last three years, Africa has witnessed a series of successful military takeovers of governments, with six countries affected, while  Sudan and Sierra Leone experienced inconclusive and failed coup attempts respectively. Traditionally, coup d’etats have been viewed as unconstitutional and violent, instilling fear and apprehension among citizens of the affected nations....
By David Mkpume The sudden rise in unconstitutional transitions of power mostly via military coups in the west Africa subregion is a major cause for concern to every advocate of democracy across the world.  The entire West Africa region is currently gripped by potential autocratic or military forces taking over government from democratic elected leaders...

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