CDD Petitions National Assembly on Onochie's Nomination As INEC Commissioner

Calls on the Senate to disqualify Ms Lauretta Onochie as nominee for National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Advises President Buhari to honourably withdraw her nomination The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has petitioned the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to object to the nomination of Ms Lauretta Onochie …

FOE Online Debate on Security and Security Development in the Sahel

Friends of Europe in Collaboration with Centre for Democracy and Development Online Debate on Security and Security Development in the Sahel On the 12th of May 2021, Friends of Europe, in collaboration with the Centre for Democracy and Development, held an online debate titled ‘Security and Security development in the Sahel’. The debate brought together …

Six-Year Assessment Outlines President’s Anti-Corruption Record (CDD Press Statement)

West Africa’s frontline pro-democracy think tank, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), an organization advocating for transparent and accountable public governance in the West African sub-region, has released an assessment report on the Buhari administration’s anticorruption programme. The report observes that Nigerians are disappointed with the Buhari administration’s poor response to corruption, recalling that …

Internet Shutdowns Threaten the Functioning of Democracy in Africa

That the presidential election which took place in the Republic of Congo on 21 March 2021 would re-elect Denis Sassou Nguesso was a given. Less certain was whether access to the internet, in particular access to social media, would be interrupted on election day, and in the days that followed as it was in 2016. …

UNE INFLUENCE CROISSANTE: La Chine en Afrique de L'ouest

Cette édition de West Africa Insight Cs’intéresse à la manière dont la Chine étend son influence en Afrique de l’Ouest. Tobi Oshodi et James Barnett commencent par donner une vue d’ensemble et une analyse du rôle que les Instituts Confucius, qui sont maintenant au nombre de 15 en Afrique de l’Ouest, jouent pour soutenir l’agenda …