11th edition of her flagship programme, Nigerian Political Parties Discussion series today, 22nd of February 2018

The Centre for Democracy and Development held the 11th edition of her flagship programme, Nigerian Political Parties Discussion series today, 22nd of February 2018. The event was held at the Sheraton Hotels, Abuja and televised live on AIT. Mrs Kadaria Ahmed moderated the programme, which had representatives from three different political parties, including  Diran Odeyemi …

Sierra Leone Votes: The Top Contenders Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone.

Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone will hold presidential, legislative and local government elections on March 7, 2018. This will be the fourth elections since the end of the civil war in 2002 and the first since the Ebola epidemic. The incumbent, Ernest Bai Koroma, having served two terms is …

Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Preparations, Politics and Prospects In February 2019, Nigerians will vote in the country’s sixth election since the return to democracy in 1999

In February 2019, Nigerians will vote in the country’s sixth election since the return to democracy in 1999. The stakes will be high, as immediate security and economic pressures combine with longer-term policy challenges such as population growth and employment provision, and environmental degradation and land management, in a context in which patronage, political settlements, …

CDD joins YMCA to launch Barrowmeter,The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) joined its partner, Young Men Christian Association Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio (YMCACTC&DS) in the Gambia

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) joined its partner, Young Men Christian Association Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio (YMCACTC&DS) in the Gambia, to officially launch Barrowmeter (www.barrow-meter.org) on Tuesday 13 February 2018.  The Barrow-Meter is designed to measure the performance of President Adama Barrow against the 65 campaign promises contained in the coalition …

Why Do Think Tanks Matter

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) Tuesday 30th January 2018, hosted the launch of the 2017 Global Think index annual Report Launch with the theme “Why Do Think Tanks Matter”. The event was one in a series held in over 100 cities across the globe by 175 organizations. The Lead Speaker, Prof Ibeanu Okechukwu; …

Nigerian Political Party Discussion Series (NPPDS)

Centre for Democracy and Development Presents “Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series (NPPDS)” Venue: Ball Room 1 Sheraton Hotel Abuja. Theme: Internal Party Democracy: Who Fares Better Amongst Political Parties in Nigeria? Moderator : Kadaria Ahmed Date: 22nd Feb. 2018 Time: 10 am. CLick  here to Register

Peace in northeastern Nigeria requires justice for military crimes not just Boko Haram atrocities

One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpetrators and victims on many sides. After eight and a half years of …

CALL FOR APPLICATION

[vc_row][vc_column 0=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][mvc_team_profile memb_name=”MANIFESTO LAB” memb_prof=”CALL FOR APPLICATION TO PARTICIPATE IN POLITICAL MANIFESTO DESIGN LABORATORY “][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikPoc7fadwg”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][mvc_team_profile memb_about=”The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is calling for application from registered political parties in Nigeria to participate in its inaugural Political Manifesto Design Laboratory (Manifesto Lab). By parties that have never won any election …

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 …

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 …