Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) partners with the National Orientation Agency on peacebuilding and elections

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) with National Orientation Agency (NOA) met yesterday, Thursday 26 April 2018, to discuss area of collaboration and partnership to deepen democracy and foster development in Nigeria at the National headquarters of the Agency. In CDD’s opening remark, the Director of the think-tank organisation, Idayat Hassan, emphasized on expanding …

Assessing the Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria

Jideani Chukwuemeka, Executive Director Ethics and Corporate Compliance Institute of Nigeria, has said that Nigeria has not met her mark as a people and as a society with regards to transparency in governance and the fight against corruption. He noted this, on Monday, while speaking as a guest on the Buharimeter Radio Show, hosted by …

Lack of gender parity responsible for underdevelopment in Nigeria- Bar Ifendu Ebere

Barrister Ebere Ifendu who is the President of the Women in Politics Forum spoke on Women Political Platform, our Weekly radio show aimed at engaging Nigerians on National discourse – topical issues and serve as advocacy mechanism for inclusion of women in politics and implementation of 35 percent affirmative action (quota system as it is …

Declaration on the Security Situation in Nigeria

The N-Katalyst Forum (“The Forum”) is a non-partisan, non-profit, non-governmental association of progressive Nigerians drawn from across different backgrounds, professions and persuasions, united in their vision of an undivided and indivisible Nigerian nation, and in their commitment to the enthronement of good governance, and social, economic and political justice in the Nigerian State, and the …

Group condemns crackdown on Civil Society in Niger Republic (Press Release)

Group condemns crackdown on Civil Society in Niger Republic Civil society leaders in Nigeria are extremely concerned about the way that President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger has been presiding over the harassment and detention of civil society leaders in Niger Republic. Over the past three years, civil society activists in Niger have come under siege …

On Arresting The Drift Towards Chaos And Return to the Agenda Of Peace Building Abuja, 5th April 2018

ON ARRESTING THE DRIFT TOWARDS CHAOS AND RETURN TO THE AGENDA OF PEACE BUILDING Abuja, 5th April 2018 The Working Group on Peace Building and Good Governance, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and the West African Network for Peace (WANEP) organised a civil society leaders’ conference on …