MacArthur Awards Nearly $6.5m to Advance Accountability, Transparency and Reduce Corruption in Nigeria

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced nearly $6.5 million in funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria. The grants are part of the Foundation’s On Nigeria grantmaking, which seeks to reduce corruption by building an atmosphere of accountability, transparency, and good governance in the country, according to a release issued by […]

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SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s N-Power Programme is Transforming lives, Improving Education

Adeniyi Somade and his wife, Gbemisola, live in Ado-Ekiti, South-west Nigeria. He currently works as an auxiliary staff at the office of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), while his wife teaches ICT at Christ School, Ado-Ekiti, one of the foremost secondary schools in Ekiti State. In April, the couple welcomed their first child. The Somades […]

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One-Day Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Bring Back Our Girls

Centre for Democracy and Development  in partnership with Partnership for African Social and Governance  Research organize a ONE-DAY STAKEHOLDERS‘ DIALOGUE ON THE  BRING BACK OUR GIRLS (BBOG) RESEARCH- New Forms of Social and Political Action: A Study of  Bring back Our Girls, June 25, 2018 @AU_PSD

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Nigerian Journalists Trained on Gender Sensitive Reporting

the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) with funding from UN Women organized a two-day workshop on the need for the media to give “maximum coverage” to women who have political interests ahead of the election. “Women have been marginalised and grossly misrepresented in Nigeria politically. Coverage of their political struggle and participation should be […]

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The Emancipation of Women and the Humanization of the Male.Tripod of Activism Tajudeen, Winnie Mandela and Momoh

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in collaboration with CISLAC, WRAPA , CITAD  and Center LSD organised the tripod of activism memorial lecture  held  in commemoration of three Pan-Africans  Tajudeen, Winnie  Mandela And Prof And Momoh  who had in their life time engaged in the liberation and emancipation of African movement. The moderator, Mrs Saudatu […]

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