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Vacancies: YIAGA wants to hire you!

JOB VACANCIES IN YIAGA The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of democratic governance and development in Africa. YIAGA is recruiting qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions; Senior Program Officer Administration & Human Resource Manager Senior Finance Officer Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Position: SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER ...

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YIAGA DEPLOYS OBSERVERS FOR THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION (CVR) IN 260 LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS  

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commences the CVR exercise on April 27, 2017 in its Local Government Areas offices in all 774 LGAs of Nigeria. The exercise is designed to update the voter register with the registration of citizens who turned 18 after the last voter registration exercise; or those who couldn’t register in previous CVR exercises. Uncollected ...

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Organizing Youth for Constitution Review in Nigeria through the #NotTooYoungToRun Campaign

“When I grow up I want to become the President” is a phrase that many young people have said at one point in time or another during their childhood. However, in Nigeria, not many young people know that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) places a legal barrier to the aspirations of youth to run ...

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The Many Lessons From The 2016 Ghana Elections – Itodo Samson

One month after the wind of change blew across West Africa’s poster child of democracy, Ghana, her newly elected President, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo of National Patriotic Party (NPP) has been sworn into office in an atmosphere of jubilation and elegance. It is not surprising that the wind of change that blew across Nigeria and Gambia was also experienced in ...

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#OndoDecides: YIAGA Holds Three Days Intensive Training For Election Observers

Ahead of the postponed Ondo State Gubernatorial election formerly slated for November 26th 2016, The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA), with support from the National Democratic Institute (NDI) held a three-day intensive training for Election Observation Supervisors, drawn from the 18 Local Government Areas of Ondo State. The training which held in Akure, Ondo State on 14-16 November 2016 ...

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YIAGA TO HOLD ITS FOURTH SEASON OF ‘ORGANIZING FOR POLICY ADVOCACY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT (OPACE)/YOUTH ORGANIZING SCHOOL (YOS)’

Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) will hold its fourth season of Organizing for Policy Advocacy and Civic Engagement (OPACE) Season 4 under the Youth Organizing School of Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) supported by the National Endowment for Democracy, USA. There has been a fundamental shift in the level of participation of African youths ...

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