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CSOs protest Deji Adeyanju’s arraignment for murder in Kano

A coalition of civil society groups on Wednesday protested the arraignment of an Abuja activist and Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, for attempted homicide and criminal conspiracy before a Kano Magistrates’ Court.
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Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Federal government urges US to be cautious of granting visa to Atiku Abubakar

The Federal Government tells the US to be cautious in granting visa to the PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in order not to create the impression of endorsing him for the 2019 election.

Police arrests Deji Adeyanju before over planned protest

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has arrested political activist and convener of group 'Concerned Nigerians', Deji Adeyanju, along with two others, while he was preparing for a planned peaceful protest by the group to the Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force scheduled for at 9 a.m this morning.
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Osun guber: CSOs kick against vote buying

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on the electorate to refrain from selling their votes.

Court grants 22 detained Shiite protesters bail

An Abuja Magistrate Court has granted 22 suspected members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Shiites) bail on Thursday.

Police release Deji Adeyanju after arrest at Shiites’ protest

Policemen have released Deji Adeyanju, an activist/convener of a civil society group, Concerned Nigerians, who was arrested on Friday morning as he championed the daily rallies held by the Shiite group advocating the release of their leader, El Zakzaky.

Police disperse Shiite protesters, arrest activist

Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, on Friday, dispersed members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria protesting the continued detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakyzaky.

Charlyboy leads protest to NNPC headquarters over lingering fuel scarcity

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.

Group drags President Buhari to court over new NIA chief

Controversies have continued to trail the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, as Deji Adeyanju, acting for Concerned Nigerians, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar and Attorney General of the Federation to court seeking for an order among others to remove the NIA DG.

Shiite members, coalition demand Ibrahim El-Zakyzaky’s release

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and a coalition of civil society groups on Wednesday demanded the release of the Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, from detention.

Protesters lock horns over #EndSARS nationwide

Nationwide demonstrations were held yesterday for and against proscription of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) over which opinion is divided.

Coalition holds #EndSARS rallies nationwide on Monday

A coalition of civic groups will, on Monday, hold rallies nationwide to press home their demand for the dismantling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the police authorities for high-handedness.

Police disperse Shiite group with tear gas

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Friday clashed with policemen after they reportedly attempted to march into the Unity Fountain, Maitama to hold a rally.

IPOB: South East govs averted another civil war – coalition

A coalition of civil society groups has commended the manner the South-East governors handled the rising threat to the nation’s stability and unity, saying they averted another civil war by their action.

Ganduje urges fed govt to probe clashes in Rivers, Abia

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to investigate the Tuesday clashes between soldiers and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in parts of Rivers and Abia states.

Corrupt, greedy elements ganging up against Buhari – Presidency

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, says “corrupt, greedy and selfish” elements are ganging up against the president.

#ResumeOrResign Protest not sponsored by Mimiko, Dankwambo – Conveners

Concerned Nigerians and Our Mumu Don Do Movement has refuted reports which began online on Sunday, August 13, 2017 alleging that the on-going Resume or Resign protests are sponsored by a former and sitting governor.

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Bola Tinubu

Asiwaju Tinubu: Election postponement painful, but Nigerians must maintain their commitment

All Progressives Congress National Leader and Co-chair of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said though the postponement of yesterday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections was painful, all those who actually came out to vote and those who intended to vote in the postponed elections must maintain their commitment.

INEC: Nobody forced us to postpone elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the decision to postpone the 2019 general elections was entirely that of the commission and not due to any external influence.

Shock, disappointment trail election postponement

Many Nigerians have reacted over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). While some have expressed shock and disappointment, others see it as a welcome development that will enable the electoral umpire conduct proper elections. Yet others see it as a distraction and a way of discouraging people from voting.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC chairman explains reasons for postponement of elections

The INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood has explained why the commission postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, February 16.