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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.

Senate condemns attack on anti-Buhari protesters

The protest against President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from the country continued yesterday in Abuja despite attack on the protesters on Tuesday by policemen.

Senate tells protesters to leave Buhari alone

The Senate on Tuesday lashed out at civil society organisations (CSOs) protesting the prolonged medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari abroad, asking the protesters to leave the president alone as he had not violated any law.

Group urges Nigerians to shun protest against Buhari

President of Concerned Nigerian Network in Diaspora, Mr Erebuoye James, has called on Nigerians, including the Diaspora, to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari and wish him quick recovery.

Protesters demanding Buhari’s resignation should be cautious – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has asked those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari to be cautious.

Protesters demand medical panel on Buhari’s health status

A coalition of civil society groups on Monday in Abuja demanded the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical leave in the United Kingdom, saying he should resume in office or resign.

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