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The campaign for Democracy, Niger state chapter has joined other Nigerians in the growing commendation of President Mohammadu Buhari for officially recognizing the acclaimed winner of June 12 Presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola after 25 years.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has declared Tuesday, June 12, work free day in honour of late M.K.O Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election in the state.
Campaign for Democracy (CD) on Sunday asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop imposing leaders on the the people of Nigeria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Campaign for Democracy (CD), a human right group has decried the return of roadblocks in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State.
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.
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.
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.
A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTFA) to make the economy more competitive.
A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Nasararwa State Government has purchased more than 20,000 assorted trees seedling for planting to check environmental degradation in the state.
Somalia’s Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has captured a small but strategic town 100 km south of Bosaso city in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, a military officer, al Shabaab and residents said on Friday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday directed security agencies and relevant bodies to commence a 72-hour joint operation to restore order around Apapa and environs with a view to easing vehicular movement in that part of Lagos State.
Not less than 30 people were reportedly killed in the renewed attacks by bandits in Zamfara state on Tuesday.
The authorities of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, have been queried over alleged irregular expenditure of over N3 billion.