Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag "Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)"

    There’s still a lot to be done, CDD tells INEC

There’s still a lot to be done, CDD tells INEC

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says its findings show that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is prepared for the presidential and national assembly elections but there is still a lot to be done.In response to the postponement of the polls, the Election Analysis Center (EAC) of CDD advised the commission to address issues that could affect the [...]

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    CDD inaugurates election analysis centre, unveils plans to combat fake news

CDD inaugurates election analysis centre, unveils plans to combat fake news

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has unveiled an election analysis centre (EAC) for the 2019 general election.Speaking at the opening ceremony in Abuja on Thursday, Idayat Hassan, CDD director, said the essence of the centre is to "infuse confidence in the whole elections".She said the centre would counter fake news, disinformation and provide live telecast."The whole essence of the [...]

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    INEC’s measure ‘reduced vote-buying’ in Osun

INEC’s measure ‘reduced vote-buying’ in Osun

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) say the measure taken by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) "largely thwarted blatant" vote-buying in the Osun governorship election.This was contained in a preliminary report of the election released on Saturday.The report said voters "willingly" complied with INEC's policy of not using smart telephones [...]

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    Jega: Many politicians learnt from military rule

Jega: Many politicians learnt from military rule

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says many of the prominent politicians on the continent learnt from the military.Speaking at a workshop in Abuja on Friday, Jega said the military left "a lot of dangerous legacies".The workshop with the theme “Three decades of democratic transition in Africa”, was organised by the Centre for Democracy and [...]

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    CDD: Proscription of IPOB doesn’t stop it from disrupting Anambra poll

CDD: Proscription of IPOB doesn’t stop it from disrupting Anambra poll

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has not weakened the group.CDD said this in reaction to IPOB's threat to Anambra voters. The group had asked people of the state to shun the poll, threatening that anyone who votes "will die".In a report it released on Monday, CDD said the proscription [...]

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