Centre for Democracy and Development

Type: Organization
Name: Centre for Democracy and Development
Web Address: http://www.cdd.org.uk/
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Amnesty International Supports CDD to End Killing of Twins in Abuja Community

The Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, with support from Amnesty International, now works on a micro project to stop killing of twins at Tugbudu community in Abuja.This it does through its partner, Christian Missionary Foundation, by delivering ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Illicit Financial Flow: FG Asked To Review Tax Incentives

THE government of Nigeria has been advised to review the process of granting tax incentives to foreign investors as a means of curbing illicit financial flow, which has the potential of impoverishing the nation.A director at the Federal Inland Revenue ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Mar 29 2014]
Entities: Illicit, Incentives, Taxes
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Africa tasked on curbing illicit financial flow

The Federal Government has been urged to collaborate with other African countries to drastically curb the rising flow of illicit fund across the continent to ensure its rapid development.Financial and anti-corruption experts gave the advice yesterday ... [Published Daily Trust - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Africa declining capacity to manage conflict

Today - 04:54 GMTAt a recent conference in Abuja organized by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, a political think-tank with ties to Germany’s Social Democratic Party, stakeholders called on the leadership of Africa, especially West Africa, to address its declining ... [Published Ein News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

2015: Protect And Make Your Votes Count

As a prelude to the 2015 general elections, some eminent stakeholders have challenged Nigerians to take responsibility in ensuring that the conduct of the 2015 elections is a marked improvement on previous exercises that were tainted by massive fraud ... [Published Nigeria Intel - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria Hosts Roundtable On Africa's Illicit...

A two-day trans-continental conference aimed at enhancing existing policy and fashioning new ones on illicit financial flow in Africa will start tomorrow in Abuja.The roundtable themed: "Mending the Leakages: Africa's Battle against Illicit Financial ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

NIS Stampede: Activists Call For Abba Moro's Sack

Sequel to the death of of more than a dozen applicants at the recruitment exercise conducted by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), a group of activists have called for the resignation of the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro.At a forum, the activists ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

CDD Calls On INEC To Extend Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) Exercise In Osun State

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) (www.cddwestafrica.org), having observed the recently concluded Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in Osun State, call on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the exercise ... [Published Modern Ghana - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerians job stampedes: 15 killed in stampedes during immigration recruitment

Fifteen Nigerians involved in job stampedes were killed in four different cities over the weekend. On March 17, Bloomberg reported that the National Immigration Service was "conducting aptitude tests to recruit new officers" when these stampedes broke ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

CDD Holds Second Edition Of The Nigeria Political Party Discussion Series (NPPDS) Themed: Party Funding

On the 13th March 2014, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), with support from the International Republican Institute (IRI), convened the second edition of the Nigeria Political Party Discussion Series (NPPDS) at Protea Hotel, Apo, Abuja. The ... [Published Modern Ghana - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

West Africa Challenge of Violent Conflict and Democratic Regression in West Africa

Last week, I was in Niger attending a workshop organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development marking the take off of a research project on a perspective study on the prospects for peace and ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

Violent conflict and democratic regression in West Africa

Last week, I was in Niger Republic attending a workshop organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development marking the take off of a research project on a perspective study on the prospects for peace and political stability in West Africa over the ... [Published Daily Trust - Mar 10 2014]

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...Net Resources Transfers from Africa: 1980-2009" jointly published by Global Financial Integrity and African Development Bank in May 2013, she said: "It was revealed that, between 1980 and 2009, the economies of Africa lost between US$597 billion and US 1.4 trillion in net resource transfers away from the continent. Though, the report stressed, these transfers include both licit and illicit flows but the resource drain on Africa over the past thirty years is almost equivalent to Africa's current GDP."
"'Young people are desperate to get work,' Shamsudeen Yusuf, Program Officer at the Centre for Democracy and Development research group" (via Bloomberg). Seven people died in Abuja, five in Port Harcourt, two in Minna, and one in Benin City
It will be recalled that in March 2010, the ECOWAS Commission had organised an international conference on "Two Decades of Peace Processes in West Africa: Achievements, Failures, Lessons." It was an opportunity to review substantial work done by the regional organisation in preventing violent conflict and restoring peace in countries that...

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Nigeria: Amnesty International Supports CDD to ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
Communique Issued At The End Of A Two-Day Consu... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 03 2014]
Illicit Financial Flow: FG Asked To Review Tax ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Mar 29 2014]
Africa tasked on curbing illicit financial flow [Published Daily Trust - Mar 27 2014]
Africa declining capacity to manage conflict [Published Ein News - Mar 27 2014]
2015: Protect And Make Your Votes Count [Published Nigeria Intel - Mar 26 2014]
Ekiti: Stakeholders’ angst against INEC [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Mar 25 2014]
Dying for Jobs: Deadly Stampede Highlights Nige... [Published Think Africa Press - Mar 24 2014]
Nigeria Hosts Roundtable On Africa's Illicit... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 24 2014]
Mending The Leakages: Africa’s Battle Against I... [Published Modern Ghana - Mar 23 2014]
NIS Stampede: Activists Call For Abba Moro's Sack [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Mar 23 2014]
NIS Stampede: Activists Call On Minister of Int... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Mar 23 2014]
CDD Calls On INEC To Extend Continuous Voters R... [Published Modern Ghana - Mar 18 2014]
Africa’s Declining Capacity To Manage Conflicts [Published PM News Nigeria - Mar 18 2014]
Nigerians job stampedes: 15 killed in stampedes... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 17 2014]
Memo to the national dialogue conference [Published Spy Ghana - Mar 15 2014]
CDD Holds Second Edition Of The Nigeria Politic... [Published Modern Ghana - Mar 14 2014]
Ekiti poll: PDP clears 13, drops Olowoporoku, t... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Mar 11 2014]
West Africa Challenge of Violent Conflict and D... [Published Big News Network - Mar 10 2014]
A Long Memo To The Nigerian National Dialogue C... [Published Modern Ghana - Mar 10 2014]
Violent conflict and democratic regression in W... [Published Daily Trust - Mar 10 2014]
Challenge of Violent Conflict and Democ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 10 2014]
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