CDD Faults Ethical Lapses in Osun Rerun Poll

  PRESS STATEMENT  September 27, 2018  CDD Faults Ethical Lapses in Osun Rerun Poll  The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has carefully observed the governorship rerun election in Osun State with a conclusion that the conduct of some key stakeholders clearly ran contrary to democratic norms and standards, as well as best practices in …

10 things to know about Osun governorship election

It is barely a week to the gubernatorial election in Osun State. The election is expected by many to be a close contest between five leading candidates though there are 48 candidates in the election, including four women. Several crisis trailed the conduct of primary elections in different political parties, for instance, the Social Democratic …

Media as major breeding for fake news in Nigeria

A new public opinion poll conducted by Nigeria’s leading survey and polling firm, NOIPolls says that the new media, comprising the social media, blogs are the major breeding ground for fake news in Nigeria.The result of the poll conducted by the NOIPolls, released on Tuesday in Abuja showed that by 67 percent of Nigerians believe …

Charter on Democracy and Governance will help Nigeria

Charter on Democracy and Governance will help Nigeria   Unarguably, democracy and good governance go hand in hand to achieve justice and equity for the citizens. In spite of this, observers note with concern that good governance seems to be eluding African countries, including Nigeria occasioned by endemic corruption, among other malpractices. In a bid …