With less than a year to go, how are preparations going? Who is running? What will be the key issues? It is now less than a year before Nigeria’s critical general elections. In those polls, currently scheduled for 16 February and 2 March 2019, tens of millions of citizens will vote in what could be some of […]
Sierra Leone Votes: The Top Contenders Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone.
Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone will hold presidential, legislative and local government elections on March 7, 2018. This will be the fourth elections since the end of the civil war in 2002 and the first since the Ebola epidemic. The incumbent, Ernest Bai Koroma, having served two terms is […]
One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpetrators and victims on many sides. After eight and a half years of […]
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on 9th of February, 2018, held a forum themed “Three Decades of Democratic Transition in Africa”, at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers in Abuja. The event was chaired by Professor Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), while Professors, Jibrin Ibrahim, Ibrahim Abdullah and Jaenette […]