Nigeria: Coup rumours reflect rising distrust in Buhari’s absence

Coup? Don’t even dare. Nigerian military forces on international duty. Credit: AU-UN ST PHOTO / STUART PRICE Last week, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, issued a stern warning to soldiers to stay out of politics, raising alarm of a potential coup plot. His statement claimed that individuals had been approaching army officers for […]

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Boko Haram: Down but far from out

The Nigerian government has declared victory over the Boko Haram insurgency. The capture at the end of December of Camp Zero in Sambisa Forest, the last stronghold of the jihadists, seemed to herald the formal beginning of the post-insurgency phase in northeastern Nigeria. The negotiated return last month of 82 of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE NEXT EDITION OF THE WEST AFRICA INSIGHT PUBLICATION ON MOROCCO’S ACCESSION TO ECOWAS

The Centre for Democracy and Development is inviting academics, policy makers, independent researchers and public analysts to submit a well-researched think piece of not more than 3,000 words on Morocco’s accession to ECOWAS for its latest edition of the West Africa Insight WAI). The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was established on 28th […]

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Nigerians demand immediate action on transperacy, acoountability and your support for the fight against corruption

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February 21, 2017   His Excellency President of the Senate, National Assembly Complex, Three Arms Zone, Abuja   NIGERIANS DEMAND IMMEDIATE ACTION ON TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION   The National Assembly is an important arm in the triangular governance structure of Nigeria. As the arm of government responsible for […]

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