Tag: Centre for Democracy and Development

Buhari missed a priceless opportunity when he declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said that President Muhamadu Buhari missed a priceless opportunity when he declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021. In a statement by its director, Idayat Hassan, the CDD expressed shock at the president’s decision, saying “Nigerians had all expected that[Read More…]

CDD Calls for reforms to mitigate dark clouds in electoral system

Foremost pro-democracy think tank, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has again rated INEC’s conduct of the October 10 Ondo State Governorship as an improvement on the milestones earlier recorded in Edo State. CDD handed down its verdict in Abuja at the presentation of its final observation report on[Read More…]

NURTW Partisanship may affect INEC Logistics in Ondo State Guber Election – CDD warns

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) warns that the partisan disposition of transport unions, including the National Union of Road Transport Workers and the Motorcyclists Association could pose challenges, which may create credibility and logistics problems in the Ondo State Governorship Elections. In a statement issued Tuesday, and made[Read More…]

CDD Projects Vote Buying and Selling may determine winner of Edo Election

Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) concerned about the pattern of vote buying ahead of the Edo State Governorship Election. The observer group that doubles as one of the prominent Think Tank in Africa in a statement issued Thursday and made available to NewsWireNGR, noted that “it is the voters[Read More…]

Sexual Harassment And Campaign for Votes

The Nigerian Labour Act has no provisions for criminalising sexual harassment at the workplace. Most cases go unreported. A history of gender inequality, political instability, insecurity and the absence of legal authority to protect women at the workplace deny millions of women their voices –   even powerful female politicians.FF[Read More…]

“My Pre- election Goodwill Remains Intact” – Buhari Unmoved His Rating By Nigerians Has Dropped

President Muhammadu Buhari is unmoved by suggestions that his rating by Nigerians has dropped. He insists that the generality of Nigerians still believe in him as they did in the run up to the 2015 election that brought him to power. Besides, he says it is erroneous to imply that[Read More…]

“I Believe My Only Sin Is Talking Too Much Before The Elections And I Now Have To Pay The Price” -Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information Lai Mohammed stated at the ongoing inaugural town hall meeting holding in Abuja, that his only sin was talking too much.. “I believe that my only sin is talking too much before the elections & I now have to pay the price” -Lai Mohammed The event, termed[Read More…]