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A civil society organisation, the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group, says the call for the removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, is an attempt to undermine the electoral process.
Mr Rotimi Olawale, the Executive Director, Youth Hub, on Tuesday, urged the remaining 10 states yet to pass the bill on the Child Rights Act into law to do so.
BudgIT, a civil society organisation, has expressed disapproval of the recently passed 2018 budget as being overly optimistic, especially the 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) oil production benchmark and other revenue indicators.
A civil society organisation, Democracy Vanguard, has appealed to All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants, not to approach the shadow election with desperate mindset to win at all cost.
A Civil Society Organisation, Conscience Nigeria, has advised lawyer/human rights activist, Festus Keyamo, not to be distracted in his appointment as the Director, Strategic Communications for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign.
Independent Hajj Reporters (IHR) a Civil Society Organisation monitoring Hajj and Umrah activities, has concluded arrangements to present its online news medium: www.hajjreporters.com to the public.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday inaugurated a 10-man committee to probe the allegation levelled against the army by Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, a retired, former chief of army staff.
Mr Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says the delay in the passage of the 2018 budget is impacting negatively on the economy.
The National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, and other stakeholders in the local government administration on Monday said there will be no general elections in the country,if the long agitated local government autonomy was not granted.
The victim said she was suffering great pains parts of her body where her mistress used different objects, including iron rods and wire to beat her.
An Abuja-based civil society organisation, the Sanctity Transparency Peace Initiative (STPI), has warned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris that nothing negative should happen to the Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
The National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Programme (NTBLCP), on Saturday in Abuja, organised a road walk to sensitise residents of FCT on the dangers of leprosy.
The `Say No Campaign’, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has urged lawyers not to be lukewarm in the fight against corruption.
The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, has urged workers to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to vote out state governors owing salaries and allowances.
The Ministry of Budget and National Planning has advised commentators to use Citizens’ Portal provided by the ministry for clarification on budget matters before making any public comments.
The Rule of Law Development Foundation (RODLDF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reshuffle his cabinet for improved performance.
The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Saturday said eight out of the 34 political parties existing in Plateau would feature candidates in the Feb. 17 local government elections in the state.
Search for Common Ground, a Civil Society Organisation, on Wednesday said Benue, Kaduna, Nassarawa and Plateau states lost 47 per cent internally-generated revenue annually to farmers and herdsmen conflicts.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has called for closer collaboration between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and Department of State Services for an effective fight against corruption.
The search for a replacement for Justice Ayo Salami who resigned thursday as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has begun in earnest.
Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.
The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top U.S. official said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at...
Popular singer, Bankole Wellington, better known as Banky W, says that the lack of money for studio sessions turned Wizkid to develop into a very fast songwriter.
Former Governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has commended APC Patriots, Anambra for leading the charge to win the state for the All Progressives Congress in the November 6, 2021 elections. ]
South Korea began easing restrictions on large concerts and sports events on Monday after announcing last week it would loosen a series of coronavirus curbs as the country pushes ahead with its vaccination drive.
Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum, Mr. Dave Umahi, has said it will be difficult to prove that the South-east is marginalised as being perceived by people of the region.
A 36-year-old South Korean startup founder was elected leader of the conservative opposition party on Friday and pledged to win over voters increasingly disillusioned with traditional rough-and-tumble politics and retake the presidency next year.