Home Topics Civil Society Groups
Civil Society Groups
Chad President Idriss Deby on Friday vowed to crack down on entrenched graft as he signed a decree to create a new republic based on constitutional changes attacked by the opposition.
The European Union (EU’s) aid assistance to Nigeria in the last decade was above €2.2 billion, the Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, said on Wednesday in Abuja.
Sen. Dino Melaye has thanked the people of his constituency for “rising to his defence” by shunning the verification exercise held on April 28 to recall him from the Senate.
Civil society groups are leading residents of Rivers in a protest walk in Port Harcourt against air pollution in the state.
The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on Monday denied reports he was part of a group allegedly including Nobel Laureate, Woke Soyinka, and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba, that endorsed the grand national political coalition for 2019.
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.
Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects were due back in court Monday to hear if they will be prosecuted, sentenced or released, as proceedings resumed at a military base in central Nigeria.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained that his exchange of pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, during the African Union (AU) summit, did not in anyway undermine the significance of his statement to the president advising him not to contest the 2019 elections.
The Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Nigeria have called for the cancellation of the January 6th council elections in the 25 local government areas of Delta State, adducing alleged widespread violence and electoral malpractices as reasons.
A coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of Civil Society for Development Initiative, CSDI, have accused oil marketers of pushing for a return of the fuel subsidy regime.
The Judiciary has been charged to review penalties associated with abuse in Nigeria in order to adequately address the violation of the fundamental human rights of victims of abuse.
A coalition of Civil Society Groups (CSOs) has lauded Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamafara State on his achievements in agriculture, Information Technology Communication (ICT), healthcare, education, among others.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for successfully conducting its national convention.
A group known as the Imo People’s Action for Democracy, IPAD, has announced that it will hold a one week rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital against the Governor Rochas Okorocha-led government
A coalition of Civil Society Groups (CSOs) has called on the House of Representatives to probe alleged ceding of the patrol of Nigerian coastal waterways to a foreign security firm.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, without further delay, sack everyone involved in the recall and reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has urged the United States to consider the nuclear-armed North's demands for a declaration that the Korean War is over.
The National Vice Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South South, Mr Emmanuel Ogidi, has said that restructuring was the only way to addressing all economic problems facing Nigeria including the challenge of an acceptable minimum wage.
Ryan Giggs expects Gareth Bale to miss Wales' Nations League clash against the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji has said it is his dream to play for Manchester United one day.
“I want to thank the technical director coach Ahmed Ibrahim for the wonderful support giving to me all through my stay with Plateau United and also the General Manager Mr Pius for his kind gestures.”
Yeni Kuti, daughter of the late legendary musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti, says hundreds of delegates from four continents are coming for 2018 Felabration holding Oct. 15 to 21.
The Muhammadu Buhari administration is stepping up the regulations on money laundering and tax evasion by releasing a new Executive Order number eight, tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS).
The Former Chief of Staff to the Imo state Government, Uche Nwosu, has emerged as the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primary election for the state.
This time, the ruling party said the lawmaker lost out on his bid to contest for presidency next year because even members of his party were fed up with his style of leadership.
Katsina United head coach, Abdullahi Biffo, says his team will go all out for a win in Wednesday’s Aiteo Federation Cup semi-final tie against Kano Pillars at the Agege Stadium.