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 …

Peace in northeastern Nigeria requires justice for military crimes not just Boko Haram atrocities

One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpetrators and victims on many sides. After eight and a half years of …

Our Director to join other researchers in reviewing the effectiveness of the @officialEFCC as part of the ACE Research Consortium

Our Director to join other researchers in reviewing the effectiveness of the @officialEFCC as part of the ACE Research Consortium This week, we meet Idayat Hassan, Director of CDD West Africa, based in Abuja. As part of the ACE Research Consortium Idayat is reviewing the effectiveness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria, and scenario …

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Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD) is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to research, training and advocacy on issues of democratisation, development and human security in West Africa.    Programmes Officer (Francophone) This exciting and challenging position carries responsibilities for project development, management and implementation.  Other responsibilities include: fundraising, networking, research support and policy analysis, …

Trump Presidency and Nigeria Conference

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa), in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), Trust Africa, Amplified Radio, DePaul University and American University (AU), will be convening an international conference themed: The Trump Presidency and Nigeria, on Tuesday 17th of January 2017 between 9am and 5pm (Nigerian Time) to examine …

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About CDD The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently registered in Lagos – Nigeria in 1999 as an independent, not-for-profit, research, training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The Centre was established to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space …

The Northern Nigerian Governors symposium in USA

The Northern Nigerian Governors symposium in USA Northern Nigerian Governors, upon the invitation of the United States Institute for Peace (USIP), met for three days in Washington DC.   The symposium was attended by the governors of Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Sokoto, Niger, Taraba, Kwara, Zamfara, Plateau, and Deputy Governor of Kano. The governors were led …