Roundtable on the Nigerian Party Competition During a Time of Transition and Terror

As we head to 2019 general election, the need to focus on issues-based campaign and address hate message cannot be overemphasized. The Roundtable will discuss improving Nigerian Political Party Competition, to be led by A. Carl LeVan, PhD; Associate Professor, American University – Washington, DC. Dr. LeVan is a Fellow of CDD and previously worked …

Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series Held at Sheraton Hotel

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in  partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)  organized  Nigeria political parties discussion series held at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. The dialogue commenced with introduction led by Mr Shamsudeen Yusuf, Senior Program Officer at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD).The programme, according to him, is intended to …

Nigerians rate President Muhammadu Buhari below average – Buharimeter Opinion Poll reveals

PRESS STATEMENT  Nigerians rate President Muhammadu Buhari below average – Buharimeter Opinion Poll reveals The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) today, 27 May 2018, releases the report of its Buharimeter Opinion Poll. The opinion poll was commissioned to assess the Nigerians’ rating of the Buhari’ administration after three years in office.   Overall, …

Tripod of Activism: TAJU, WINNIE & MOMOH

PAN AFRICAN LIBERATION: THE EMANCIPATION OF WOMEN AND THE HUMANIZATION OF THE MALE Nigerian CSOs Commemorate Tajuddeen      Abdulraheem, Winnie Mandela, & Abubakar Momoh #TajuWinnieMomoh   PRESS STATEMENT BY: CDD, CISLAC, WRAPA, CITAD, Centre LSD Nigeria & Abuja Collective May 24, 2018, 09:00   Nigeria civil society organizations are set to commemorate three individuals with rare …

Press Release : CDD Hosts a Discussion on the Increasing Number of Political Parties in Nigeria and Access to Ballots in 2019 General Elections

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) has finalised its plan to bring together political parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and political party expert to deliberate on the increasing number of political parties in Nigeria and access to ballots in the 2019 general elections. The event, slated to hold on the 15 …

Local Governance, Decentralisation and Anti-Corruption in Bangladesh and Nigeria

Research reports and studies | April 2018 Hamish Nixon and Alina Rocha Menocal, Nieves Zúñiga, Debapriya Bhattacharya, Syed Muhtasim Fuad, Idayat Hassan, Kelechi C. Iwuamadi, Umme Shefa Rezbana and Shamsudeen Yusuf Corruption is high on the agenda of national governments, international organisations, aid providers and civil society. At the same time, decentralisation has become a dominant policy reform across …

2018 African Think Tank Summit

The Director of the Centre for Democracy and Development, Idayat Hassan, will be a participating at the 2018 Africa Think Tank Summit, scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco, from 9th to 11th of May 2018. At the meeting themed: “Deepening Expertise and Enhancing Sustainability: Insight into Contemporary Challenges Facing African Think Tanks,” our Director will …