Stakeholders Dialogue on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW)

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  • Nov 27, 2016
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This meeting is intended to discuss overall issues of arms proliferations; arms stockpile management, arms productions, transfer and trade. It would also examine among other things, the porosity of the Nigeria land borders, water ways and seaports and airports. Although this conversation will be moderated, it would apply Chatham House rules. Unlike other meetings, CDD […]

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The Northern Nigerian Governors symposium in USA

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  • Nov 21, 2016
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The Northern Nigerian Governors symposium in USA Northern Nigerian Governors, upon the invitation of the United States Institute for Peace (USIP), met for three days in Washington DC.   The symposium was attended by the governors of Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Sokoto, Niger, Taraba, Kwara, Zamfara, Plateau, and Deputy Governor of Kano. The governors were led […]

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Boko Haram’s Pledge to Islamic State, and Implications for West Africa

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  • Sep 10, 2016
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Boko Haram’s Pledge to Islamic State, and Implications for West Africa Centre for Democracy and Development Facing a loss of nearly all territory under its control, and an overall declining attack radius, Boko Haram (also known as Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyah, or Islamic State in West Africa), has diminished in stature since its March 2015 pledge […]

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BENIN 2016: BRINGING SALIENT INSTITUTIONAL WEAKNESSES TO THE FORE

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  • Aug 21, 2016
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Benin’s Constitutional Court postponed the Presidential election scheduled for 28th February to 6th of March 2016 due to the inability of the Liste Electorale Permanente Informatisee (LEPI) Steering and Supervision Council (COS/LEPI) to print and distribute the voters’ cards by the initially proposed timeline. The postponement is just but one challenge that needs to be […]

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BÉNIN 2016 : LA PRÉSIDENTIELLE MET EN LUMIÈRE DES FAIBLESSES INSTITUTIONNELLES DU PAYS

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  • Aug 21, 2016
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La Cour Constitutionnelle, par décision DCC 16-044 du 11 février 2016, a reporté la date du 1e tour de l’élection présidentielle du Bénin du 28 février au 6 mars 2016. Ce report s’explique essentiellement par l’incapacité du Conseil d’Orientation et de Supervision de la Liste Electorale Permanente Informatisée (COS/LEPI) d’imprimer et de distribuer les cartes […]

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