Centre for Democracy and Development

Type: Organization
Name: Centre for Democracy and Development
Web Address: http://www.cdd.org.uk/
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Elections 2015: Of Cats and Kites, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Governors Sule Lamido and Muazu Babangida Aliyu have failed to bell the Jonathan cat. It turned out that they are lily-livered, chicken, cowards and without balls. In March last year, Governor Aliyu had presented himself as the leader of the Northern ... [Published Premium Times - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Engaging Voters

Panel 1: Lessons from 2011 and INEC's Outreach StrategyChris FomunyohSenior Associate and Regional Director for Central and West AfricaNational Democratic Institute (NDI)Richard KleinSenior Advisor for Election Processes, NDIOluwole Osaze UzziDirector ... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

West Africa: A call for appointment of ECOWAS special envoy on Ebola

Civil society statement on the current Ebola crisis in West Africa:Dakar (Senegal) — In light of the current epidemic of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa, we the undersigned civil society organizations call on ECOWAS member states to ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Options for Saving Borno/Nigeria, By Jibrin Ibrahim

My primary school headmaster use to tell us, with pride, that we must concentrate on what they are teaching us because they had been thoroughly trained in the Teachers College. They know how to take children on the journey starting from what they know ... [Published Premium Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

West Africa: A Call for Appointment of ECOWAS Special Envoy on Ebola

Dakar — Civil Society Statement on the Current Ebola Crisis in West Africa:In light of the current epidemic of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa, we the undersigned civil society organizations call on ECOWAS member states to appoint ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Voters without permanent cards won’t vote in 2015 – INEC

INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru JegaHe Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday in Abuja said that voters who did not collect their Permanent Voter Cards by December 2014, “would be disenfranchised in the 2015 general elections.”The commission ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Strengthening Political Party Campaign Finance Ahead Of 2015 General Elections

, the International Republican Institute (IRI) and Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) organised a round table on “Strengthening Political and Campaign Finance: Checks and Balances ahead of Nigeria’s 2015 National Elections.” In attendance were ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chibok Parents to Nigerian Government: Tell Us if Our Daughters are Dead

Photo: This DayOne of the Chibok's abducted girls mum (file photo). By Amina MohammedParents of the schoolgirls kidnapped from a secondary Chibok in Nigeria’s North-East state of Borno have urged the Nigerian government to confirm if their daughters were ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Absolute Necessity of a New Approach to the War, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The last straw was the announcement yesterday by Abubakar Shekau that Gwoza has been incorporated into the Islamic caliphate and has nothing more to do with Nigeria. The war against Nigeria by Boko Haram has been going on for too long and the response ... [Published Premium Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

ANEEJ, others urge FG to get rid of fuel subsidy scam

•Petition Fashola for speedy trial, prosecution of oil thievesAfrica Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Justice for All (J4A), and others civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

National Conference: They Dared, They Failed, By Jibrin Ibrahim

It is shocking that they dared to end the National Conference on the note of tenure elongation. It is good for Nigeria’s political future that they failed. Delegates were surprised on the resumption of the Conference last Monday to see in their package ... [Published Premium Times - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Abacha Loot - Civic Groups Accuse...

The coalition, West African Civil Society Forum, WACSOF, consisting about ten anti-corruption organisations, said on Friday that the decision to drop corruption charges against Mohammed Abacha, son of the former military dictator, Sani Abacha, only confirms ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 23 2014]

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"Today is 130 days since the abduction of the girls. Since they were abducted, our government promised us swift action, to search and rescue them; that, has not happened. We are therefore out on the street to remind the government that they have a responsibility to rescue these girls and return them to their parents and homes" Mr. Ibrahim said.\
"Government must stop trivializing the fight against corruption with politics," he said. "The civil society sees the dropping of the charges against Mohammed Abacha for corrupt enrichment and money laundering as a way the administration is perpetuating immorality, impunity and lack of transparency in the system. It puts a huge question mark on the sincerity of the Jonathan administration to fight corruption."
...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."
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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Elections 2015: Of Cats and Kites, By Jibrin Ib... [Published Premium Times - Sep 22 2014]
Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Engaging Voters [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 17 2014]
West Africa: A call for appointment of ECOWAS s... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 08 2014]
Options for Saving Borno/Nigeria, By Jibrin Ibr... [Published Premium Times - Sep 08 2014]
Voters without permanent cards won’t vote in 20... [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 02 2014]
West Africa: A Call for Appointment of ECOWAS S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
Strengthening Political Party Campaign Finance ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 27 2014]
INEC seeks collaboration to tackle illegal camp... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 27 2014]
Chibok Parents to Nigerian Government: Tell Us ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
Absolute Necessity of a New Approach to the War... [Published Premium Times - Aug 25 2014]
ANEEJ, others urge FG to get rid of fuel subsid... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 20 2014]
National Conference: They Dared, They Failed, B... [Published Premium Times - Aug 18 2014]
Abacha Loot - Civic Groups Accuse... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 23 2014]
Obama, Libya and Boko Haram’s Whirlwind [Published RedState Blog - May 10 2014]
Nigeria Hosts Roundtable On Africa's Illicit... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 24 2014]
Challenge of Violent Conflict and Democ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 10 2014]
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