Tag: not too young to run

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 3, 2020

The Town Hall Debate: Election Security and Party Primaries

“A free and fair election is evidence of Democracy. Can we truly say we have a free and fair election ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2018

#YNaijaPolitico: The mindset of Nigerians during elections is unfortunately attached to ‘money’ | ACPN candidate, Atolusi Damilola says

Unlike some years back when young politicians could not do more than be party members, the Not Too Young To ...

Samson ItodoJune 5, 2018

Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (I)

Nigeria operates a rigid constitution. Rigid constitutions by their nature are complicated and painstaking to change. It takes time, effort ...

Alexander OnukwueJune 4, 2018

Not Too Young To Run: We finally have our victory, but it is too soon to celebrate

One long battle has been won in a sweet thrilling fashion. The assent to the constitutional amendments contained in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 19, 2018

Modern Democratic Party: Nigerian youth reposition for active political leadership

With the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill still pending approval by President Muhammadu Buhari, youth in Nigeria have began ...

Chinedu George NnawetanmaMarch 16, 2018

Not-too-young-to-run: Why the Nigerian Youth Are Not Yet Ready for Leadership

The 2019 Nigerian general election is less than a year away and preparations are predictably in top gear for the ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 12, 2017

Opinion: Not Too Young To Run — The Nigerian Senate’s golden gift

by Folakunle Adeagbo The Nigerian Senate gets a lot of flak from young Nigerians, especially in the social media space. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 11, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – The 11th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Benue Police intercept 1,427 live ammunition NOUN denies over ...

EditorAugust 15, 2017

What about ASUU strike and #NotTooYoungToRun?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The opinion pieces and comments are still rolling on the passage of the Not Too Young ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] The #NotTooYoungToRun has moved from a bill to a movement

The #NotTooYoungToRun social media trend has moved from being a bill passed by the National Assembly into a movement. Led ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

“There should be no age limit for president” – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said Sunday, that anyone, notwithstanding the age, should be allowed to lead the country, as long ...

EditorAugust 3, 2017

The #NotTooYoungToRun campaign needs the #NotTooPoorToRun campaign to succeed

by Tosin Adesina In the build up to the 2011 Presidential elections, foremost media entrepreneur, Dele Momodu, the publisher of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. House Of Reps Passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill Just like the Nigerian ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

House of Reps passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

Just like the Nigerian Senate, the House of Representatives has passed the Bill that reduces the age for election as ...

EditorJuly 26, 2017

The #NotTooYoungToRun Movement commends the Senate for the passage of the Age Reduction Bill

The Not Too Young To Run movement has commended the Nigerian Senate for the passage of the historic age reduction ...

EditorJuly 25, 2017

Atiku: Not too ruined to run?

by Alexander O. Onukwue There was a march by youths in Abuja today, in protest of the suppression of the ...

AzeezJuly 25, 2017

Youth protest at N’Assembly over ‘Not too young to run’ bill

A group of youth on Tuesday protested at the National Assembly to demand the passage of the ‘not too young to ...

EditorJuly 24, 2017

National Day of Action: #NotTooYoungToRun Movement marches to the National Assembly

As the National Assembly prepares to vote on constitutional amendment clauses from Tuesday the 25th of July 2017, the Not ...

EditorJuly 21, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun Movement issues response to Speaker Dogara

The Not Too Young To Run movement received with pleasure, the statement issued by the office of the Speaker of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: Youth groups threaten showdown with lawmakers over exclusion of bill

53 youth organisations have given 48 hours to the leadership of the National Assembly to include the ‘Not Too Young To ...

EditorJuly 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] The National Assembly has killed #NotTooYoungToRun, and Nigerian youth are fighting back

You should know YIAGA (Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement), they have pioneered the massively successive #NotTooYoungToRun campaign alongside ...

EzinneJune 23, 2017

Opinion: 7 things wrong with the new ‘generation shift’ mantra

  by Jideofor Adibe Since the election of Emmanuel Macron, 39, as the   youngest President of France, several Nigerian writers ...

Op-ed EditorMay 16, 2017

Reuben Abati: The New President in France

by Reuben Abati Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year old who was sworn in on Sunday, May 14 as the new President ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 15, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: 5 Takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s victory

by Mark Amaza It is a week since 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron was elected as the new President of France, making ...

Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The Nigerian youth don’t need unity

by Jude Feranmi There has been so much ado about how to fix the mess that is Nigeria. As things ...

Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

The Thread: How Nigerian youth can take back political power

The Nigerian youth are mired in despair and hopelessness that they will never see this country achieve its economic and ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The need for physical organising

by Jude Feranmi Those who elect corrupt politicians are not victims, they are accomplices – George Orwell Have you ever ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2017

Hamzat Lawal: Code and the politics of ‘us’ versus ‘them’

by Hamzat Lawal “If you ever think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: Dilemma of the Nigerian youth

by Gimba Kakanda These past weeks, I’ve had reason to reflect more on the place of the Nigerian youth in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

YNaija Poll: Is Buhari’s government doing enough for the Nigerian youth? (WATCH)

In the build up to the 2015 general elections in which Muhammadu Buhari won with the ticket of the All ...

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