Centre for Democracy and Development

Type: Organization
Name: Centre for Democracy and Development
Web Address: http://www.cdd.org.uk/
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The Ekiti We Met Was in a Bad Shape, Says Kayode Fayemi

The Gubernatorial InterviewDuring his last moments in office, former Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, met with some journalists for a parting session. Shola Oyeyipo was there. Excerpts:Was it deliberate to delay the inauguration of these projects ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ghanaians want gov't to focus on economy

The latest Afrobarometer (AB) survey findings show that Ghanaians want government to focus on managing the economy.This is a shift in policy priorities from 2005, 2008 and 2012 Afrobarometer surveys, in which unemployment is the leading policy priority ... [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria’s old political faces resurface as opposition contenders

President faces criticism for handling of Boko Haram Lagos: A military ruler from the 1980s and a former vice-president, with five failed runs at the presidency between them, want the opposition to give them another chance to be elected head of state ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

None has done more ‘stomach infrastructure’ than I’ve done – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, who leaves office today, speaks to journalists, including AG. POLITICS EDITOR, AUSTIN OBOH , on his stewardship in Ekiti State, and shares his confidence that future generations would meet his landmark achievements. ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fayemi: ‘I pursued promises made to Ekiti people’

Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, took time off last Friday to reflect on his four-year tenure in office, which ends on Thursday, October 16, 2014. An activist, who, unlike the typical politician, exhibited the courage of his conviction ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fayemi: I Have No Regret for My Actions

Gov. Kayode FayemiShola Oyeyipo in Lagos and Olakiitan Victor in Ado-EkitiConvinced that he has taken steps to move the state forward, the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has stated that he has no regret for actions taken by him during ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria at 54: Seeking an Illusive Future, By Jibrin Ibrahim

2014-10-05T23:20:53+00:00 Columns, Democracy and Governance, Jibrin Ibrahim, Opinion No CommentLast week, we celebrated our 54th independence anniversary. Did I say celebrate. Well, at least the President did cut an anniversary cake in his sitting room ... [Published Premium Times - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

INEC clears seven candidates for Adamwa poll

U.S., EU, 30 others to monitorSEVEN political parties, their governorship candidates and running mates have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the Adamawa State bye-election coming up on October 11.In a statement ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Escalation of Third Party Campaigning, By Jibrin Ibrahim

2014-09-28T23:18:44+00:00 Columns, Democracy and Governance, Issues of the Day, Jibrin Ibrahim, Opinion No CommentApparently, the Secretary of the Government, Anyim Pius Anyim is now my colleague in civil society. I say this because I heard my good friend ... [Published Premium Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Georgian NGOs initiate working group on electoral matters

:23Georgian NGOs offer the authorities to urgently set up a working group on electoral issues, citing the need to improve the Georgia's electoral legislation and bring it to full compliance with international standards.For the last time the electoral ... [Published Caucasian Knot - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Engaging Voters

Join us for a discussion on expanding public participation in Nigeria's forthcoming national elections, scheduled for February, 2015. Panelists will discuss strategies to educate voters on the electoral process, increase participation among traditionally ... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 26 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]

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Now, six NGOs, which have signed the statement, note that in recent years "the need became obvious to make changes in a number of fundamental issues that will improve the electoral environment, among them – the electoral system, rules of forming electoral administrations, and financing political parties."
"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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Ghanaians want gov't to focus on economy [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 23 2014]
The Ekiti We Met Was in a Bad Shape, Says Kayod... [Published This Day Online - Oct 23 2014]
Nigeria’s old political faces resurface as oppo... [Published Gulf News - Oct 16 2014]
None has done more ‘stomach infrastructure’ tha... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 16 2014]
Fayemi: ‘I pursued promises made to Ekiti people’ [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 14 2014]
Fayemi: I Have No Regret for My Actions [Published This Day Online - Oct 13 2014]
Nigeria at 54: Seeking an Illusive Future, By J... [Published Premium Times - Oct 06 2014]
INEC clears seven candidates for Adamwa poll [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 01 2014]
Escalation of Third Party Campaigning, By Jibri... [Published Premium Times - Sep 29 2014]
Issues dog INEC’s moves to register more politi... [Published Weekly Trust - Sep 27 2014]
Georgian NGOs initiate working group on elector... [Published Caucasian Knot - Sep 27 2014]
Video: Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Engaging Voters [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 26 2014]
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]
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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