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State of the States and how they will vote for the #NotTooYoungToRun – Dafe Oputu

On July 26 and 27, 2017, the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives respectively passed the constitutional amendment bills for age reduction and independent candidacy, more commonly known as the #NotTooYoungtoRun Bill. The Not Too Young to Run Bill seeks to bolster youth political participation by reducing the age requirement

Anambra Elections: YIAGA Deploys 27 Pre-Elections Observers in all Anambra LGAs

Ahead of the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) deployed long-term observers under its WatchingTheVote (WTV) project in every of the 21 Local Government Areas of the State to observe the pre-election environment using a checklist that is carefully designed to cover all aspects

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis is Escalating

Here’s How It Could Be Resolved By Richard Moncrieff Editor's noted: Moncrieff in this article originally published in African Arguments, suggests that improving decentralisation countrywide would appeal to Anglophone protesters in Cameroon, but without seeming to give them special treatment. On 22 September, massive protests across Cameroon’s Anglophone regions brought

Meet the First Nigerian Army Female Officer

Meet the First Nigerian Army Female Officer   Why she retired before Biafran war By SNM     Editor’s note: Mrs. Josephine Okwuekeleke Tolefe, the first female to attain the rank of an Army Captain in Nigeria. She became Second Lieutenant (on Commission) on February 07, 1961; Lieutenant on May 09, 1961; Captain on

‘Lack Of Sustainable Policies, Reason For Farmer-Herder Conflict In Nigeria’

By Joan Ejembi The Forum for Farmer-Herder Relations in Nigeria, an initiative of the Search for Common Ground (SFCGs), has identified lack of sustainability of government policies as the key factor responsible  for the lingering Farmer-Herder conflicts in  the country. Speaking Saturday in Abuja at a meeting of the forum, Conflict Analyst-Nigeria,