Home Topics Civil Society Organisations
Civil Society Organisations
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for investigation into the blockade at the entrance of the National Assembly by security operatives on Tuesday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 71,462 registered voters in Ebonyi are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in spite of the sustained enlightenment campaigns in the state.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday urged all stakeholders to collaborate with the Federal and State Governments to fund and boost the quality of education in the country.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to further improve the wellbeing of the Nigerian child by increasing the Children Protection Systems in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attempt by some Benue lawmakers to impeach the governor, Samuel Ortom.
The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) on Friday commended efforts of the Federal Government in its anti-terrorism measures.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has alleged that Federal Government was using the Police and other security forces to pull down democratic institutions built at a great price.
Following the siege to the residences of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by the police and other security agencies, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday cautioned the Presidency and the police over the threat to the nation’s democracy.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said cases of vote-buying was increasing in elections in the country because its administrative process could not be subverted.
A coalition of civil societies led by the Youth Alive Foundation (YAF) in collaboration and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) will host a stakeholders’ summit on anti-corruption in Abuja on July 24.
Ekiti State Police Command has warned members of the state chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) against heating up the polity to truncate the post- election peace being enjoyed by the populace and cause violence.
Some cross section of environmental experts and professionals in the upstream and downstream sector, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly assent to the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB).
A group, under the aegis of Kogi Youths Advocates of Good Governance (KYGG), has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) and people of the state to ensure the emergence of Yahaya Audu, the younger brother of late Prince Abubakar Audu as the Senator to represent Kogi East in the forthcoming election.
The Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform (PER), Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, on Monday said politicians were forcing Nigerians into discussing frivolities at the expense of real issues in the polity.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful.
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, a coalition of no fewer than 70 civil society organisations (CSOs), has called for urgent legislation to tackle the challenge of vote buying in Nigeria’s elections.
“I’ve heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you are a strong girl… I just cannot process these lines, mummy, you are not gone; it is not possible.”
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment in response to a question about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision this month to lift restrictions on contacts between U.S. officials and their Taiwanese counterparts.
Britain is worried about the safety of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after he was detained on return to Moscow, British Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.
According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.
Aggrieved members of the Ijaw Youth Council(IYC) planning a protest tagged ‘Mother of All Protest’ against the appointment of Mr Effiong Akwa as the Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) have decided to apply the brakes by putting the protest on hold.
Lebanon’s top Christian cleric has urged President Michel Aoun to set up a reconciliation meeting with Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri to form a cabinet and end the country’s political deadlock.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that schools in the state will remain closed until Feb. 1, as the state grapples with the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Ahead of the January 25 nationwide member registration and re-validation exercise of the All Progressives Congress, former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has commended the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress “under the able and dynamic leadership” of Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State for the aggressive membership drive for the party.
Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem has revealed he is dating contortionist and skater Lili-Paul Roncalli after the pair shared pictures on Instagram.