#AnambraDecides 2021: Post-election Report

Key Takeaway The Anambra governorship election experience is an indication of the difficulties that might affect the conduct of the 2023 general elections as insecurity spreads and deepens in most parts of the country. The failure of the current democratic dispensation to cater to citizens’ socio-economic wellbeing and safety, expectations that politicians with the biggest …

Did Chidozie Nwankwo the AAC candidate step down to support Valentine Ozigbo the PDP candidate?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: CDD came across news reports from championnews.com.ng, 247ureports.com, naijalumia.org and gistmaster.com with a claim that the candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) has stepped down from the governorship race to support the People Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate. FACT CHECK PROCESS: In order to authenticate this sensitive allegation, CDD fact-checkers reached out to …

CDD Sues for Peace Ahead of the November 6, 2021, Anambra State Governorship Election

Welcome remarks Gentlemen and women of the press. On behalf of the Centre for Democracy and Development, I welcome you to this Press Briefing on the 2021 Anambra State governorship election. Introduction In the past few months, the upcoming Anambra state elections have captured national discourse, mostly because of what it represents at this moment …

Anambra Election 2021: Low Voter-Turnout Expected Amid IPOB Fears

With the off-cycle Anambra elections scheduled to hold in a few days, the feasibility of the election has been the subject of widespread commentary. This uncertainty that has trailed discussions of the elections have been a result of the deteriorating security situation in the state. Two security situations with strong implications on the election include …

Premium Times, CDD release report on Anambra Election

Election Analysis Centre Anambra:  Operational Lapses mar otherwise peaceful elections Against the anticipated fear of insecurity marring the Anambra governorship elections, polls have closed and counting is underway. The Independent Electoral National Commission, INEC, have in their own way delivered the elections even if marred by challenges of late opening and card reader malfunctioning.  INEC Chairman, …

Anambra Election: 10 major things to know

  Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra is expected to be a close contest between four leading candidates. However, there are 37 candidates in the election including five women. Here are 10 major things to know about the coming election as well as previous elections in Anambra. The Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, in partnership …