Why are anti-corruption success stories still the exception?

Why are anti-corruption success stories still the exception?   After decades of fighting corruption, measured by hundreds of new (or renewed) commitments, institutions and laws, as well as by millions of euros spent, success stories are still the exception, not the norm. This raises the question, what does and does not work in fighting corruption? […]

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Press Statement: August 14, 2018

Press Statement: August 14, 2018 CDD CONDEMN THE ARREST AND DETENTION OF SAMUEL OGUNDIPE OF THE PREMIUMTIMES The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) condemn in strong terms the detention of Samuel Ogundipe of the Premium Times. This case again points to the intolerance and clamp down on the media, thoughts and fundamental rights by […]

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Ezekwesili, CSOs plan new coalition to restructure Nigeria’s leadership

Ezekwesili, CSOs plan new coalition to restructure Nigeria’s leadership   A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the umbrella, Summit of the Alternatives (SOTA), said on Monday that it was working on a political coalition to restructure Nigeria’s leadership ahead of 2019. Oby Ezekwesili, one of the members of the group, and convener, Red […]

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Abuja Declaration on Fake News,Misinformation and Disinformation Ahead of the 2019 General Election

ABUJA DECLARATION ON FAKE NEWS, MISINFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION AHEAD OF THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) with support from Fredrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and MacArthur Foundation organized a 2-day international conference themed: Democracy and Disinformation: How Fake News Threaten Our Freedom and Democracy. The conference was held from 7 to […]

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Jega Seeks Stiffer Penalty Against Declaration of Fake Results in 2019 Polls

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged the Federal Government to proffer stiffer laws against declaration of fake election results. Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has canvassed stiffer penalty against declaration of fake results in the media. Coming ahead of 2019 general election, […]

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