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The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, comprising 46 civil society organisations spread across the country, has called for the retirement of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) on Sunday called on the National Peace Committee (NPC), the United Nations and all world leaders to save the nation from imminent collapse by immediately call on President Muhammadu Buhari to order, if Nigeria must have peaceful, free, fair and credible general elections in February.
Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the arrest and detention of activist, Deji Adeyanju, has presented Nigeria’s “democracy in bad light” and a recession to “the period of military rule”
A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Kano on Friday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison until February 2019, after taking his plea and concluding that it lacked jurisdiction to hear murder charges against the political activist.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Presidency has dismissed controversial leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu’s threat that he is returning to the country “with hell,” assuring that there is no cause for alarm.
Supporters of former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday besieged Wuse II Annex of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, in solidarity of the former governor.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has circulated a set of operational guidelines warning Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of firepower from Boko Haram insurgents.
Reggae star Temitope Adekunle, aka Small Doctor, said it was a dream come true to dine with Nigeria’s number one citizen as he dispelled insinuations that he collected N2 million from President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.
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.
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.
Electricity distribution companies do not believe that there are about 2,000 megawatts of electricity that are stranded in the Nigerian power sector.
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.
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.
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 INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood has explained why the commission postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, February 16.
Militants and ex-militants in the Niger Delta region have endorsed the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A Bauchi-based politician, Dr Ibrahim Waziri, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, lacked the qualities that would pose a challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16 presidential election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cried out over the on-going clampdown, unlawful arrest and detention of its officials and members in various parts of the country by the presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of Saturday’s election.
Nearly 120 children were released from an armed group in South Sudan on Monday, bringing the total number of children released to 3 100.
The Gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, has declared that no amount of alliance or merger by the opposition political parties in the state will stop his victory in the election billed to take place on Saturday, 2nd March.