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Charlyboy leads protest to NNPC headquarters over lingering fuel scarcity

Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charlyboy, on Wednesday led the `Our Mumu Don Do’ group, on a peaceful protest to the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over lingering fuel scarcity across the country.

Group drags President Buhari to court over new NIA chief

Controversies have continued to trail the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, as Deji Adeyanju, acting for Concerned Nigerians, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar and Attorney General of the Federation to court seeking for an order among others to remove the NIA DG.

Shiite members, coalition demand Ibrahim El-Zakyzaky’s release

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and a coalition of civil society groups on Wednesday demanded the release of the Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, from detention.

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.

Police disperse Shiite group with tear gas

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Friday clashed with policemen after they reportedly attempted to march into the Unity Fountain, Maitama to hold a rally.

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.

Ganduje urges fed govt to probe clashes in Rivers, Abia

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to investigate the Tuesday clashes between soldiers and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in parts of Rivers and Abia states.

Corrupt, greedy elements ganging up against Buhari – Presidency

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, says “corrupt, greedy and selfish” elements are ganging up against the president.

#ResumeOrResign Protest not sponsored by Mimiko, Dankwambo – Conveners

Concerned Nigerians and Our Mumu Don Do Movement has refuted reports which began online on Sunday, August 13, 2017 alleging that the on-going Resume or Resign protests are sponsored by a former and sitting governor.

Senate condemns attack on anti-Buhari protesters

The protest against President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from the country continued yesterday in Abuja despite attack on the protesters on Tuesday by policemen.

Senate tells protesters to leave Buhari alone

The Senate on Tuesday lashed out at civil society organisations (CSOs) protesting the prolonged medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari abroad, asking the protesters to leave the president alone as he had not violated any law.

Group urges Nigerians to shun protest against Buhari

President of Concerned Nigerian Network in Diaspora, Mr Erebuoye James, has called on Nigerians, including the Diaspora, to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari and wish him quick recovery.

Protesters demanding Buhari’s resignation should be cautious – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has asked those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari to be cautious.

Protesters demand medical panel on Buhari’s health status

A coalition of civil society groups on Monday in Abuja demanded the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical leave in the United Kingdom, saying he should resume in office or resign.


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PDP threatens legal action against Kano government over rally

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State has threatened to take legal action against the state government for allegedly using the police to stop its planned rally in Gaya scheduled for Saturday (today).

President Buhari: Federal government tackling youth unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the Federal Government is committed to tackling youth unemployment in Nigeria through the introduction of various initiatives which the youths can utilize to become gainfully employed.

Robert Mugabe: South Africa could have done ‘much more’ to save me

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe says South Africa could have done "much more" to save him politically during last year's military takeover.

Junaid Mohammed: There’ll be trouble if APC rigs 2019 election for President Buhari

Second Republic lawmaker and politician, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has warned that there would be trouble if the ruling All Progressives Congress rigged the 2019 Presidential election in favour of incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that Nigerians will no longer tolerate the administration’s misrule.

Ex-Governor Ibori shows evidence of corruption case against London police

As the case between the London Metropolitan Police and Chief James Onanefe Ibori and associates entered the second day at the Court of Appeal on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in London, Ibori’s legal team has showed overwhelming evidence of police corruption.

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Zimbabwe striking doctors turn down government offer

Zimbabwean junior doctors who have been on a three-week strike have turned down government offer to increase their on call allowances by 50 per cent and are demanding for further dialogue, the state-controlled Herald newspaper reported Wednesday.

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez asks to miss Sweden against Chile friendly

Alexis Sanchez has joined Chile's squad for Saturday's game in Sweden despite asking to be excused from international duty following a "difficult" start to his Manchester United career.

EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row

The European Union offered "unqualified solidarity" with Britain on Monday over a nerve agent attack blamed on Russia, as international weapons experts visited to take a sample of the chemical for testing.

Miyetti Allah: We are ready to obey anti-open grazing law

Alhaji Danladi Chiroma, the North Central Zonal Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has said the group is ready to obey the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law and to cooperate with the Benue State Government.

UN backs Zimbabwe polls for July

The United Nations on Saturday threw its support behind new elections in Zimbabwe set for July and urged the government to kickstart the African nation's economy as an "urgent priority".