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Remarks by President Buhari at the signing of the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill, 31st May, 2018

Today, President Buhari inspired the Nigerian youth present at the State House to support the #Nottooyoungtorun Bill for presidential assent. Nigeria’s Number one citizen gave profound remarks during the meeting which I believed every Nigerian Youth must learn from so as to prepare them ahead of better future for our great nation, Nigeria. Read the Remarks Below: 1. First, I ...

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YIAGA Africa holds #WatchingTheVote Election Series towards 2019 polls

Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and advancement (YIAGA) has held its first #WatchingtheVote election series towards 2019 General elections in Nigeria, yesterday in Abuja. According to YIAGA, Executive Director Samson Itodo “#WatchingtheVote is a movement of citizens committed to promoting and ensuring integrity in the electoral process and deploying specially designed methodology for a data and technology driven election observation.” ...

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#NotTooYoungToRun Bill Campaign Hits Ilorin!

On Tuesday, 16th May, 2017, history was made in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, as a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), Brain Builders International led citizens and other Civil Society Organisations in the State on a peaceful road walk to the Kwara State House of Assembly complex. The movement was to ethically lobby the legislators to support the Not Too Young To Run ...

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Nigeria’s political history is rapidly changing. Before our eyes, its next chapter is playing out. Young people in Nigeria are saying that their voices matter and they have a right to fully participate in the political processes of their country. They are taking action and demanding that there is nothing about them, without them. On March 30th  2017, the #NotTooYoungToRun ...

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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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