Three Decades of Democratic Transition in Africa

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 […]

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Buharimeter Quiz Competition

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) organized its Buharimeter Quiz Competition in Lagos on the 25th of January 2018. The competition saw 14 schools participate. The Schools include Apata Memorial High School, Jubril Martins School, Methodist Girl’s School, Yaba; Igbobi College, Holy Child College, Anwar-Ul-Islam Model College, Ansar-Ul-Deen Girl’s High School; Florin School, Greener […]

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The NGO Bill and Resisting Threats to Democracy

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  • Dec 13, 2017
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Since the return of democracy in 1999, whenever civil society has come out with expose about corruption, bad governance or repression, the response by a few people in the legislature is to propose a Bill to shut up civil society. It’s a futile exercise because the Nigerian human rights spirit is irrepressible and the Nigerian […]

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NIGERIAN CSOs AT THE WASHINGTON GFAR MEETING WELCOME MoU ON THE REPATRIATION OF $321 MILLION ABACHA LOOT TO NIGERIA

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  • Dec 06, 2017
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Washington, DC, USA…Nine NGOs representing Nigerian Civil Society Organizations at the 1st Global Forum on Asset Recovery, GFAR, inaugural meeting in the United States have hailed the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Nigerian government and the Swiss Authorities, and have urged both sponsors (US and UK governments) of the GFAR Summit to emulate the […]

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Premium Times, CDD release report on Anambra Election

Election Analysis Centre Anambra:  Operational Lapses mar otherwise peaceful elections Against the anticipated fear of insecurity marring the Anambra governorship elections, polls have closed and counting is underway. The Independent Electoral National Commission, INEC, have in their own way delivered the elections even if marred by challenges of late opening and card reader malfunctioning.  INEC Chairman, […]

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