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ERM: Ex-President Obasanjo, others betrayed Nigerians by refusing to honour MKO Abiola

A group under the auspices of Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has described the widely acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Kashimaawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the pillar of Nigeria democracy.

SERAP, CACOL, CDHR back Wole Soyinka on Hall of Shame for looters

Three civil society organisations have supported Soyinka’s call on the President to set up a Hall of Shame for corrupt past leaders and politicians.

ADC: We’ll shutdown Aso Rock if ex-President Obasanjo is touched

The African Democratic Congress, which has been adopted by Obasanjo, has warned the Federal Government that it will shut down the Presidential Villa if Obasanjo is harmed.

Policemen detained for ‘shooting two men‘ in Delta hotel

Two trigger-happy policemen who shot at a 33-year-old man, Blessing Obaro Ozoka, and his cousin at popular hotel along the DSC expressway in Udu local government area of Delta state last weekend have been detained at the Command headquarters in Asaba.

Looters’ list: Federal government should release names of ex-PDP chieftains in APC – CDHR

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, has described the controversial list of treasury looters released by the Federal Government as an insult to Nigerians.

N13.5m allowance: Senators must refund illegal allowances – CSOs

Two civil society organisations, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership and the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, have said the members of the Senate must be compelled to refund the excesses on their allowances, going by the revelation made by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

Land Use Charge: NBA to welcome President Buhari to Lagos with protest

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has restated its resolve to embark on another round of protest on March 29 over the reviewed Lagos Land Use Charge.

CDHR calls for restructuring of Nigeria

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights has called for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing it as a trite demand which “requires all the will and commitment necessary.”

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.

Governor Bello an overzealous opportunist – CDHR

The Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR) has accused Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello of being over zealous in his support for president Muhammadu Buhari.

Is Nigeria ready for cattle colonies?

The Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle colonies as a way of checking the incessant herdsmen/farmers clashes has continued to attract reactions and vast interest since it was announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, three weeks ago.

CDHR faults Governor Umahi’s blanket endorsement of serving Ebonyi legislators

The Ebonyi chapter of Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has appealed to Gov. Dave Umahi to rescind his blanket endorsement of State and National Assembly members from Ebonyi for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

CDHR threatens showdown with filling stations selling fuel above pump price in Delta

The Delta State chapter of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has threatened massive clampdown on filling stations in the state, especially within the Warri axis and its environs, selling petrol over the approve N145 per litre.

CDHR calls for adequate funding of police

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) on Sunday called for adequate funding of the police to enable it carry out its responsibility effectively.

DSS a clog in the fight against corruption – CDHR

Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) on their embarrassing conduct in preventing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from carrying out its legitimate statutory duty, especially in the fight against corruption, particularly financial crimes.

CDHR tackles federal govt over lack of record of treaties signed

National President, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, Mr. Malachy Ugwummadu, has expressed worry over what it described as an embarrassing report that Nigeria lacks available, inclusive and updated record of treaties and conventions to which she is a signatory.

CDHR asks AGF Abubakar Malami to withdraw suit against Senator Isah Misau

The Committee for the Defence of Human Right, CDHR, has called on the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to withdraw the charges filed against Senator Isa Misau (Bauchi Central).

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.

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