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June 12: Campaign for Democracy commends President Buhari

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.

Governor Akeredolu declares June 12 work free day in Ondo

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.

Stop imposing leaders on Nigerians – CD tells ex-President Obasanjo

Campaign for Democracy (CD) on Sunday asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop imposing leaders on the the people of Nigeria.

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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