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2019: CSO advises politicians, stakeholders against hate speech

A Civil Society Organisation, Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, has called on political, religious and traditional leaders in the country to shun hate speeches to enhance peaceful and credible elections in 2019.

Group condemns suspected herdsmen killings, asks international community to wade in

Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, has condemned, in strong terms, the endless killings and destruction of property in Benue State by suspected herdsmen.

2019: Vote out corrupt leaders, INEC, CSOs tell Nigerians

Nigerians have been told to take advantage of 2019 general election and vote out from power, political parties, corrupt leaders who have failed in their campaign promises.

Federal govt urged to demonstrate will to enact environmental laws

Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has urged the Federal Government to demonstrate the political will to enact environmental friendly policies.

Group urges federal govt to stamp out gas flaring in Niger Delta

The government has been called upon to expedite action to stamp out gas flaring in the Niger Delta Region as this will mitigate its health-related effects on the hostcommunities, and create jobs for the youths which will eradicatehostilities in the region caused mainly by lack of employment opportunities.

Fed govt accused of denying Niger Delta N1 trillion gas flare penalty

About N1tn gas flare penalty that is meant for communities in the Niger Delta is being withheld by the Federal Government, the Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, a civil society organisation, has alleged.

Group warns against renaming of maritime varsity

The Federal Government has been enjoined not to rejig the status of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Warri South West Local Council of Delta State to avert a crisis in the oil-rich region.

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Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

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Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.