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Campaign for Democracy moves against ‘non-performing’ Anambra lawmakers

A Human Rights group, Campaign for Democracy (CD), in Anambra State, has moved to sensitise and mobilise the electorate against some legislators who have failed their respective constituencies through their abysmal performances within their tenure in office.

Zamfara killings: Security agencies failed us – Governor Abdulaziz Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused security agencies in the country of failing to prevent killings in his state despite alerting them about an impending attack 24 hours before the recent invasion of communities in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the death of 39 persons.

Fire disaster averted on Niger Bridge

Rescue efforts by officials of Anambra Fire Service, Police and Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Sunday prevented a fire disaster at the middle of the Niger Bridge linking Delta and Anambra.

We’ll mobilise Nigerians against fuel price increment – CD

The Campaign for Democracy has warned the Federal Government against increasing the pump price of petrol, noting that Nigerians would be mobilised to resist any attempt to do so.

CSOs, others flay NEC for $1 billion ECA approval to fight Boko Haram

The National Economic Council, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the $2.3bn currently in the Excess Crude Account and use it to fight insurgency in the North-East.

Protesters lock horns over #EndSARS nationwide

Nationwide demonstrations were held yesterday for and against proscription of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) over which opinion is divided.

Coalition holds #EndSARS rallies nationwide on Monday

A coalition of civic groups will, on Monday, hold rallies nationwide to press home their demand for the dismantling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the police authorities for high-handedness.

Federal govt abandoned ex-VP Alex Ekwueme in London hospital – CD

Campaign for Democracy, CD, yesterday accused the Federal Government of contributing to the death of the Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, late Dr Alex Ekwueme in London Hospital, and warned that it should take responsibility for his death.

CD give IGP Ibrahim Idris ultimatum to dismantle road blocks in Onitsha

Campaign for Democracy (CD), a human right group has decried the return of roadblocks in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State.

Nigerian military stops admission of combatant female cadets

In a major policy reversal, the Nigerian military is set to end the admission of female cadets into the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

Bailout funds: CD threatens street protects if President Buhari fails to probe governors

Campaign for Democracy (CD), on Saturday, in Lagos, threatened to return to street protests should President Muhammadu Buhari failed to probe state governors over the bailout funds given to them.

IPOB: South East govs averted another civil war – coalition

A coalition of civil society groups has commended the manner the South-East governors handled the rising threat to the nation’s stability and unity, saying they averted another civil war by their action.

CSOs, activists march in Lagos against corruption

Members of the group assembled under the Ikeja Bridge, close to the Computer Village in Lagos from 7am, before moving into the main road by 9am.


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President Buhari mourns late Senator Wakili, says his virtues worthy of emulation

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Sen. Ali Wakil from Bauchi State as “an incalculable’ loss to Nigeria’s democracy.

Governor Obiano sworn in for second term

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke, have been sworn in for a second term in office.

Expert urges Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene

Dr Itopa Garuba, a behavioural Scientist at the General Hospital Minna, has called on Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene for the body’s general well being. ‎

Governor Ambode: Location of Olusosun dumpsite unhealthy

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday justified the decision of the State Government to shut down the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, saying the location of the facility was no longer healthy both for trading activities and residents living in the neighborhood.

Dapchi abduction: House of Representatives investigation to focus on security agencies’ action, inaction

The House of Representatives has said that it would not shy away from apportioning blames to agencies that shirked its responsibilities in the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State on 19 February, 2018.

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Israel makes arrests after deadly West Bank car ramming

Israeli forces have arrested a brother and an uncle of a Palestinian accused of killing two soldiers in a West Bank car ramming late on Friday, the army said.

Ishaq Oloyede: Prophetess directs son to sit for UTME for brother

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Thursday blasted parents encouraging their children to cheat in examinations, saying such parents should seek God’s forgiveness.

Anti-Buhari’s elements in APC, working against Asiwaju Tinubu committee’s success

A former Security Adviser to the Bayelsa State Government, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh has alleged that some State Governors and politicians within the All Progressive Congress (APC) of working against the success of the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu committee on peaceful reconciliation and presentation of a formidable from for the re-election of President Muhammad Buhari in 2019.

Osinbajo, wife, Aisha Buhari, governors, ministers attend wedding reception of Ajimobi’s son to Ganduje’s...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, were among the dignitaries that attended the wedding reception of Idris and Fatima Ajimobi.

FRSC confirms death of NYSC member in trailer-motorcycle crash

The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of a Youth Corps member, Oyeleke Ajani, as one of the two people killed on Thursday in an accident involving a Trailer and motorcycle in Kaduna.