Escalation of Threats Against Human Rights Activists Putting Nigeria In Negative Global Spotlight

PRESS STATEMENT November 10, 2020 The undersigned coalition of Civil Society Organisations working to promote democracy, human rights and accountable governance hereby express grave concerns about the rise in the level of attacks targeted at human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners especially since the start of the #EndSARS protests. Despite the local and global condemnations, …

Ondo election: CDD, others call on INEC to intensify voters’ education

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to intensify voters’ education ahead of the October 10, 2020, Ondo governorship election. The centre during a roundtable meeting organised for Civil Society Organisations in Ondo State on Thursday, August 27, 2020, on the 2020 off-cycle governorship election in …

Engage in issue-based campaigns, not violent activities – CDD to politicians

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Edo state, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has urged political parties to engage in issue-based campaigns. The Centre also urged the political parties to shun activities which may potentially incite violence among members and opponents alike. In a communique released by the CDD on Friday, August …

Les OSC d'Afrique de l'Ouest demandent à la CEDEAO de prioriser son processus d'intervention au Mali

Abuja 13 Juillet 2020 Les OSC d’Afrique de l’Ouest demandent à la CEDEAO de prioriser son processus d’intervention au Mali Etant donné la crise en cours au Mali, les organisations de la société civile en Afrique de l’Ouest ont, le lundi 13 juillet 2020, appelé la Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO) …