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ECOWAS & the Dynamics of Conflict and Peacebuilding  
Unpacking Falsehoods: COVID-19 and responses in Kano State
Driving Disinformation And The New Media Landscape in Nigeria

"The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The purpose was to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa"
Idayat Hassan
Director, Centre for Democracy and Development
Information Influence: Disinformation During Edo’s 2020 Gubernatorial Election

Information Influence: Disinformation During Edo’s 2020 Gubernatorial Election

Located at the centre of southern Nigeria, in the south-south geopolitical zone, Edo state was created in 1991 but it...

Dissecting Disinformation in Nigeria: An Overview of CDD’s Work So Far

Dissecting Disinformation in Nigeria: An Overview of CDD’s Work So Far

With many of the world’s populations in lockdown, or living with restrictedfreedom of movement, it is a good time to...

Edo Governorship Election, Our Verdict

Edo Governorship Election, Our Verdict

The September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State has held out, beyond expectations, encouraging prospects for the future of...

Preliminary Statement on the Conduct of the September 19, 2020 Governorship Election in Edo State

Preliminary Statement on the Conduct of the September 19, 2020 Governorship Election in Edo State

Earlier today, voters across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo State headed to the polls to elect a...

New Allegiances, Familiar Faces A Preview of Edo’s 2020 Gubernatorial Election

New Allegiances, Familiar Faces A Preview of Edo’s 2020 Gubernatorial Election

As Edo State voters prepare to head to the polls for the 19 September gubernatorial election, the Centre for Democracy...

POLL PREVIEW: EDO STATE’S 2020 GUBERNATORIAL RACE

POLL PREVIEW: EDO STATE’S 2020 GUBERNATORIAL RACE

The Edo governorship election scheduled to hold on 19 September 2020, is one of seven off-season elections across Nigeria’s 36states....

FORUMS OF DEBATE?WHATSAPP AND THE GAMBIA’S POLITICAL TRANSITION

FORUMS OF DEBATE?WHATSAPP AND THE GAMBIA’S POLITICAL TRANSITION

In The Gambia, WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter are directly, and indirectly, shaping politics. Even though smartphone accessremains limited to a...

FACT-CHECK: Were Electoral Materials in Egor LGA, Hijacked,  Moved to Play House Hotel?

FACT-CHECK: Were Electoral Materials in Egor LGA, Hijacked, Moved to Play House Hotel?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: Multiple twitter handles including the official twitter handle of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) claimed that “In...

Edo Election Another Litmus Test of Nigeria’s Commitment to Organising Credible Polls – CDD

Edo Election Another Litmus Test of Nigeria’s Commitment to Organising Credible Polls – CDD

KEY POINTS Parties Claims and Counter Claims of Victory: A Recipe For Violence; US, UK Visa Bans, Other Sanctions, Very...

Escalating Violence in Northern Nigeria

Escalating Violence in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria has long faced varied security challenges that continue to threaten its peace and security. These challenges have been exacerbated...

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