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CALL FOR MEMORANDA AND PUBLIC HEARING

PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL TO REVIEW COMPLIANCE OF THE ARMED FORCES WITH HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS AND RULES OF ENGAGEMENT CALL FOR MEMORANDA AND PUBLIC HEARING His excellency, the Acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, on Friday, August 11th,2017 inauguration the Panel to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human right obligations and rules of […]

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS Since, the country’s return to democracy in 1999, the national average of women’s political participation in Nigeria has remained 6.7 percent in elective and appointive positions, which is far below the global average of 22.5 percent, Africa regional average of 23.4 percent and West Africa sub-regional average of […]

PRESS STATEMENT – Buharimeter Citizens’ Scorecard

29 May, 2017 The Centre for Democracy and Development releases Buharimeter Citizens’ Scorecard   The Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, Abuja, today releases summary of its report titled Buharimeter Citizens’ Scorecard on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB), and the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, on the three broad campaign promises […]

CDD decries the Constituencies Development Catalyst Fund (CDCF) Bill as being in conflict with the 1999 Constitution as amended

CDD DECRIES THE CONSTITUENCIES DEVELOPMENT CATALYST FUND (CDCF) BILL AS BEING IN CONFLICT WITH THE 1999 CONSTITUTION AS AMENDED Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, February 6, 2017 –   THE Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) raises concern on the proposed Constituencies Development Catalyst Fund (CDCF) Bill sponsored by Senator Buhari Abdulfatai. The main purpose of […]

Africa Policy in the Trump Administration American University’s Mary Graydon Center

Africa Policy in the Trump Administration American University’s Mary Graydon Center rooms 203-205    Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 pm Hosted by the School of International Service Africa Cluster   Sylvester Okere is the Democratic National Committee’s Liaison to the African Diaspora and the Congressional Black Caucus. He is a Visiting Scholar at George Mason […]

REQUEST FOR CONSULTANT

REQUEST FOR CONSULTANT Project Title: De-radicalization, Counter- Terrorism and Migration in Northeast Nigeria (DCM Project) The Project: The project aims to support the security agencies and civil society organizations in developing and disseminating counter-radical narratives to radical ideologies of fundamentalist groups in Nigeria.  It intends to address increasing distrust between the security agencies and the […]

JOB VACANCIES

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 […]