Welcome to CCIDESOR

Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR) is a registered non-profit, non governmental, non-partisan, non ethnic and non–religious organization established to facilitate the attainment of social freedom, Human Rights, good governance and sustainable grassroots development in Nigeria.


Our mission is to empower citizens and government to facilitate better living conditions, social progress and fundamental freedoms.

Our Programs

We strongly believe in development integration as the key to sustainable development, social freedom and citizens’ empowerment. We help both communities and government to see the different sides of key development efforts as well as help them to ensure that basic needs of citizens are met through good governance and elimination of illiteracy.

Young Peoples Development and Community Empowerment

Democracy and Good Governance Advocacy

Citizens Security and Campaign against Armed Violence

Sustainable Energy Reforms Advocacy

Young Peoples Development and Community Empowerment

Human Rights and Access to Justice

Support Our Work

Communities, young men and women in remote areas, Who live below poverty line need support to get out poverty and reclaim their rights. You can make a great difference with little donation to support a community and all of our work.

News and Updates

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    2019 Election: CCIDESOR, INEC Embark on Voter Education Campaign

    In a bid to ensure that there is free, fair and credible 2019 elections in Imo State and Nigeria at large, the Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR) has in collaboration with Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Imo State embarked on door to door election sensitization and voter education campaign. Cit...
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    2019: CCIDESOR Urges Politicians to Make Realistic Campaign Promises

    As the 2019 General Elections draw near, the Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR) has called on politicians to make realistic and achievable campaign promises. Speaking to Newsmen in Owerri, capital of Imo State, the Executive Director of CCIDESOR, Obidi Mgbemena harped on the need to document campaign promises as...
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    CCIDESOR Participates At NOPRIN Capacity Building Workshop

    In a bid to assess the human rights situation in Nigeria,  Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR) has participated at the workshop  organised by Network On Police Reforms In Nigeria (NOPRIN FOUNDATION), a network of 49 civil society organisations spread across Nigeria, to promote law enforcement accountability and r...
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    Situation Room, CCIDESOR Raise Concern Over Electoral Violence, Voter Apathy, Vote Buying

    The Nigeria Civil Society SituationRoom which is a network of over 70 Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria providing coordinating platform for civil society engagement on governance issues and elections has in conjunction with Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR) raised concerns over the  issues of electoral vio...
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    CCIDESOR, Open Alliance Partners Trained On OGP

    Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Open Alliance Partners have been asked to acquaint themselves with the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process, especially  with understanding what OGP is all about and the idea behind its formation and the processes. This was the essence of the training that took place At Visa Carina Hotel, Port Harcourt, R...
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    CCIDESOR Commends INEC’s Community Sensitization on PVC Collection

    Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR)   has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Imo State for embarking on a MEET-THE-PEOPLE Programme for the issuance of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) during the yuletide season. According to the Hon. REC Imo State,  Prof Francis Ezeonu, said that staff of...

Get Involved

CCIDESOR is a membership organization. Our members are core professional volunteers from diverse field. The professional membership of CCIDESOR is a gateway to reaching the communities and providing support without creating additional challenges for them.


A free and fair society where citizens have unhindered access to basic human needs and safe environment.