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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    PIND Donates Empowerment Materials to CCIDESOR

    In a bid to deepen development across the Niger Delta and to ensure that Civil Society Organizations working in the area are encouraged to do their developmental work, the Partnership Initiative for Niger Delta (PIND) has awarded CCIDESOR with high performance Laptop and Canon Still/Motion Camera. CCIDESOR also received through its Program Officer,...
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    Are Abandoned Projects in Imo state indefinite?

    The Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights, CCIDESOR has set out to carry out third round of abandoned project monitoring to ascertain their level of completion. The first level of abandoned project monitoring/mapping which was done in 2014 had about 121 capital projects mapped by 129 partners across six local governments of O...
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    Our Ailing Democracy Will Bounce Back… If—CSOs

    The ailing Nigeria democracy will bounce back if the clinical solution proffered by the Civil Society Organizations is anything to go by. Speaking  the Executive Director of Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights, CCIDESOR, Obidi Mgbemena noted that there is need to critically analyze and address the ailing democratic practice...
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    CCIDESOR To Set Up Open Budget Multi-Stakeholders Platform

    In a bid to ensure that open budget is entrenched deeply across the southeast zone of Nigeria, the Citizens Centers for Integrated Development and Social Rights, CCIDESOR, is out to set up Open Budget Multi-Stakeholders Platform that will engender good governance. This is coming from the heels of the need to partner with all stakeholders...
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    Politicians Urged to campaign Around Issues

    As the 2019 election draws near, politicians have been urged to concentrate their campaigns around issues and not personal attacks that do not lead healthy political environment. The executive director of CCIDESOR, Obidi Mgbemena called on the politicians to be issue-based in campaigns, especially talking about issues of good governance,  accountab...
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    CCIDESOR Participates at National Orientation Agency Seminar

    Citizens Center for Integrated Development and Social Rights, CCIDESOR has participated at the dialogue on how to strengthen democracy as well as to encourage public participation in governance organized by National Orientation Agency (NOA) in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. The aim of the forum CCIDESOR gathered was to bring together ...

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.