Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) signs Memorandum Understanding (MoU) with Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI)

On the 22nd November 2017, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) to strengthen the coordination of peace and reintegration efforts for survivors and perpetuators in North East Nigeria. The MoU was signed at the meeting held in Sheraton Hotel, […]

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No Referendum, No Election: Biafra Agitation and the Boycott of the 2017 Anambra State Governorship Election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have threatened to stop the November 18, Anambra Governorship Election.  The IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu had earlier posited that unless the Nigerian State calls for a referendum to determine the status of the country, there would be no election in Anambra State. In series of press interviews and […]

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Nigeria’s constitutional reform process: The quest for a people-driven constitution

The Nigerian National Assembly has approved a number of constitutional reforms, and rejected some crucial amendments proposing devolution of power and quotas for the representation of women in the highest echelons of power. While the proposed changes could limit executive discretion, enhance the autonomy of local governments and state legislative assemblies vis-à-vis state governors, the reform […]

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