Sunday, 29th January 2023
Breaking News:


2 days ago
Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), in partnership with National Endowment for Democracy (NED), has moved to equip journalists and civil society organisations in Lagos State with tools for combating fake news ahead of general elections.
30 Nov
***As INEC urges parties to respect own constitution The United Nations (UN), has decried the low number of female candidates contesting in the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, describing the development as unacceptable and appalling. This is as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), urged political parties to respect their constitutions to ensure internal democracy…
8 Nov
Ahead of 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Centre for Development Democracy (CDD), journalists and other stakeholders, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, brainstormed on how to tackle ills associated with elections.
12 Oct
Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), yesterday, pledged to remain neutral, independent and impartial ahead of the 2023 general elections.
6 Sep
A new report released on Tuesday by a frontline pro-democracy think tank, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said insecurity in the Northwest may impact on the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu in the 2023 elections.
7 Aug
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has demanded the immediate withdrawal of the N5 million fine slammed on Trust Television and other media organisations in the country by the National broadcasting commission (NBC).
21 Jul 2022
The Centre for Democracy and Development has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to replicate the successes it recorded in Ekiti and Osun States governorship polls in the 2023 general elections.
19 Jun 2022
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said the Ekiti governorship election revealed that Nigeria is making significant progress in the administration of the polls.
13 Jun 2022
On occasion of Nigeria’s Democracy Day, yesterday, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) charged the Federal Government to see conduct of free, fair and credible elections as a priority next year for sustainability of the most populous black nation.
1 Apr 2022
Kogi Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, on Friday reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to meeting the needs of rural communities of the state through provision of infrastructure.
31 Dec 2021
Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has described as unfortunate invasion of the Abuja office of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) by officials of the Department of State Security (DSS).
13 Dec 2021
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on Monday said proposals in the Electoral Bill 2021 would improve Nigeria’s elections and the political party’s candidate selection process.


With less than one month to the general elections scheduled to hold on February 25, the verdict of the Osun State Election Petitions Tribunal on Friday nullifying the July 16 governorship election on the basis of over-voting even with the deployment of Bimodal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS) is raising concerns in the polity.
14 mins ago
The nullification of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo West Senatorial candidate, Dr Jones Onyereri’s may have thrown the Imo State chapter of the party into confusion.
20 mins ago
It is the question on the lips of every Jamaican -- and none more so than the country's most famous athlete, eight-time Olympic gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt.
20 mins ago
Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) has said that it is working towards improving power supply to residents of underserved communities in Ibadan and its environ.
31 mins ago
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private biotechnology firm for the production of organic fertilisers at the Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.