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IRI trains politicians on issue-based campaigns

Sentell who spoke during the workshop in Abuja said, “Parties in Nigeria are not ideology based, but instead, are influenced by wealthy individuals and elected executive office holders who fund party administration and usurp powers of party leaders.
Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria.

PLWD: Structural barriers hinders us from politics

Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria.
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IRI, stakeholders identify causes of electoral violence in Nigeria

Stakeholders at a workshop organised by the International Republican Institute (IRI) have identified the ineffectiveness of rule of law and weak institutions involved in electoral processes as some of the factors instigating violence during an election in the country.
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Observers: Vote buying, insecurity may hamper 2019 elections

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) yesterday identified several challenges that could hamper the successful conduct of the 2019 general election in Nigeria.

Ike Ekweremadu: INEC a threat to 2019 elections

The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has described the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a threat to the 2019 general election in the country.

Insurgency: USAID harps on adequate security in LGs ahead of 2019 elections

Security apparatus involved, in the fight against insurgency, have been urged to ensure normalcy everywhere, especially insurgency affected LGAs, as political activities heightened ahead of the 2019 polls in Adamawa state
International Republican Institute - IRI

2019: Institute advocates credible, violence-free elections in Ebonyi

The International Republican Institute (IRI), has called for sustained efforts to ensure credible, transparent and violence-free elections in Ebonyi in the 2019 general elections.
International Republican Institute - IRI

Sokoto: IRI selects 20 young political party leaders for academy

The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.
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2019: IRI seeks improved youths participation in politics

The International Republican Institute (IRI) has called on the youths in Ebonyi State to participate actively in the politics and governance of their state.

US sanctions still hang over Zimbabwe

The United States of America has maintained travel and financial sanctions on Zimbabwe’s senior ruling party officials, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as well as some state-owned firms.
International Republican Institute - IRI

US-based election observers criticises Zimbabwe

A US-based election observer mission has issued a critical new statement on Zimbabwe, saying the country "has not yet demonstrated that it has established a tolerant, democratic culture" that allows the opposition to be treated fairly and people to vote freely.

Microsoft takes down six phishing domains linked to Russian election hackers

Microsoft has seized six phishing domains that belong to Russian government hackers, the company announced today. The domains were registered by Russia’s GRU intelligence agency, which is also alleged to have stolen and leaked emails from the Clinton campaign in 2016.

Microsoft: Russian hackers targeted Republican groups

Hackers linked to Russia’s government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said.
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IRI seeks more Ebonyi women participation in politics

The International Republican Institute (IRI) has urged women to participate actively in the various political activities in the country.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

IRI: Participatory politics enriches democracy

The Resident Programme Officer, International Republican Institute, in Nigeria, Husna Hassan, says participatory democracy, where elected leaders work, inline with party manifestos would enrich democracy.

Defection: Youths give lawmakers ultimatum or face humiliation at polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Congress for Progressive Youths (NCPY) has given a 48-hours ultimatum for the lawmakers who defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or face humiliation at the polls come 2019.

2019: USAID, IRI partner political parties on manifesto, promise delivery

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and State Working Committees (SWC) of leading political parties in Sokoto State, have agreed to organise citizens/constituency outreaches ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
International Republican Institute, IRI, and the National Democratic Institute, NDI

US groups warn of security threats to 2019 Nigeria vote

Widespread violence in Nigeria could affect next year's presidential election, two US pro-democracy groups said on Friday.

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