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YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project.
Samson Itodo

YIAGA: President Buhari has disappointed Nigerian youth

Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement also known as YIAGA Africa has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for not finding any youth below 35 worthy of being appointed a minister.

Presidency: Rejection of Atiku Abubakar’s request to inspect INEC’s server justice served

The presidency has lauded the ruling of the Presidential Election Tribunal which rejected the request by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his party to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow them access to the server used for this year’s presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Presidency faults election observers’ reports, insists President Buhari won

The Presidency yesterday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari won the February 23 presidential elections with a clear margin.
European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria

Presidency reacts to EU report on Nigeria’s 2019 elections

The presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union (EU) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyse it fully and act on the recommendations in the best interest of the country.
Abubakar Malami

Abacha loot: CSOs ask Buhari to fire AGF Malami over $15 million ‘dubious’ lawyers...

Some civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to find a replacement for Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the payment of $15 million to lawyers he engaged for the repatriation of $321 million Abacha Loot.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

Supplementary poll: YIAGA expresses worry over possession of arms by thugs

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation, has expressed worry over possession of small and light arms by political thugs during Saturday’s supplementary election in some states, Dr Hussaini Abdu, Chair, YIAGA AFRICA said this at a news conference on the outcome of the group’s observation during the supplementary election.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

Elections: YIAGA asks President Buhari to call military to order

YIAGA AFRICA has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the military to order.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

YIAGA AFRICA verifies 2019 election results

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation, on Wednesday verified the Presidential elections results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Foreign election observers at the Osun state governorship election

Election postponement: International, local observer groups hold secret meeting in Abuja

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
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US, UK, EU call for peaceful Nigerian elections

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.

Lack of funds, zoning robbed us of our parties’ tickets – Young aspirants

Some young aspirants who vied for tickets of some political parties in the just-concluded primaries of the parties on Friday said they were cheated by leadership of the parties.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

Civil society decries exclusion of women, youths in party primaries

A Civil Society Organisation, YIAGA AFRICA, on Friday expressed worry over high rate of exclusion of women and youths at the just concluded party primaries in Nigeria.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

2019: YIAGA expresses concern over low voter turnout

Mr Moshood Isah, Media Officer of YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Monday expressed concern over the recurrent culture of low voter turnout during elections in the country especially as the 2019 elections approaches.
Osun Election

Osun election: INEC prosecution threat minimised vote buying – observer

An election observer in the September 22 Osun State governorship election, which was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Commission’s threat to arrest and prosecute vote-buyers helped minimised the menace during the exercise.
Osun Election

Osun election: INEC’s announcement on votes correlates with our’s – YIAGA

A civil society organisation, YIAGA Africa, says the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) official announcement on votes cast for the Osun election is overall consistent with its observation.
YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.

Group: Osun election improvement over Anambra, Ekiti guber

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.

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The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has set machinery in motion to supply Eko Atlantic City, Lagos, 1,000 megawatts of power from the grid under its Eligible Customers arrangement.

TCN set to supply Eko Atlantic City 1,000mw from national grid

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has set machinery in motion to supply Eko Atlantic City, Lagos, 1,000 megawatts of power from the grid under its Eligible Customers arrangement.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari to replace Amnesty chief

Aggrieved ex-militant leaders at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), coordinated by Prof. Charles Dokubo, following alleged incompetence.
Justice John Terhemba Tsoho

FHC: No attempt to subvert Justice Tsoho’s emergence as substantive Chief Judge

The Federal High Court Abuja on Sunday said that there was no plot to undermine its acting Chief Judge (CJ), Justice John Tsoho, from becoming the substantive CJ.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos artisans seek appointment in Governor Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet

The Association of Lagos State Artisans and Technicians (ASLAT) has appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to include their members in his administration to improve the association’s prospects.
Joe Aribo provided an assist as Rangers hammered St Johnstone 4-0 in Sunday's Scottish top-flight fixture to extend their winning run to three games across all competitions.

Joe Aribo helps Rangers stretch winning streak against St Johnstone

Joe Aribo provided an assist as Rangers hammered St Johnstone 4-0 in Sunday's Scottish top-flight fixture to extend their winning run to three games across all competitions.