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As Nigerians and the international community continue to react over Federal Government’s ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria, a civil society organization, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Sunday, threatened to sue telecommunication companies for disconnecting Nigerians from Twitter.
As Nigerians mourn the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and other senior officers in Air Force plane crash on Friday, Civil Society Organisation and human rights group, Concerned Nigerians, Saturday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to employ independent air accident experts to unravel the cause of the crash.
Parents of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Kaduna State, have occupied the National Assembly complex, Abuja, in protest.
Embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, says his Facebook page was hacked but is now recovered.
A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has asked the Department of State Service to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations has threatened to occupy the National Assembly after Ramadan fasting, if the lawmakers fail to pass the Bill for an amendment of the Electoral Act.g
A defence witness told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday that a former spokesperson on public affairs for former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, does not own a personal house in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
As Nigerian and Nigerians grapple with economic recession and second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, disagreed and condemned the alleged move by the Federal Government to sell public assets to implement 2021 budget.
A Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory to launch an investigation into 50 notable persons who promoted the #EndSARS movement.
Some prominent Nigerians and activists, who took part in or showed support for the #EndSARS protests against police brutality across the country, have been sued at a Chief Magistrate court in Abuja for promoting the protest.
A pro-democracy group, Concerned Nigerian Group, yesterday, kicked against National Broadcasting Commission’s N3 million fine on African Independent Television, Arise Television and Channels Television respectively over alleged unprofessional coverage of #EndSARS protest.
As the protection from internet falsehoods and Manipulation and Other Related Matters Bill, 2019, also known as Social Media Bill continues to be shrouded with controversy at the National Assembly, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Centre for Liberty, CFL, Wednesday, demanded other options to fight hate speech and fake news in view of not infringing on fundamental human rights of Nigerians under democracy.
The Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to make provisions for the protection from internet falsehood and manipulations and for related matters, 2019,” was sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, representing Niger East.
A civil rights movement, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Wednesday, condemned alleged government-sponsored protest at the office of Amnesty International, AI.
A federal high court on Wednesday slammed a fine of N200,000 against the Federal Government for stalling the trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.
Members of a civil society group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, have stormed the embassy of the United States of America in Abuja; seeking extension of visa ban to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, and six other Justices of the Supreme Court.
A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to apologise to the duo of Omoyele Sowore and Sambo Dasuki for trampling on their rights.
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has asked lovers of democracy across the globe to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to leave all political prisoners still in detention.
The ruling All Progressives Congress has said neither the party national secretariat nor the presidency instigated the attacks on a peaceful protest led by Deji Adeyanju at the Nigeria Human Rights Commission (NHRC) head office in Abuja on Monday.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has petitioned the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Mr. Clement Voule, on the people’s right to peaceful assembly and association.
Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has cautioned pilots to be ready to manage severe turbulence as the rainy season commences in many locations across the country.
Media personality, Denrele Edun, has said his blood sister, sometimes, denies being related to him for reasons best known to her.
A member of the Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has said the red chamber would do everything possible to safe the Nigerian aviation sector from collapsing.
2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) commenced across the country on Saturday, with the first batch of candidates sitting for the Computer Based Test (CBT) examination. As earlier planned, the examination is expected to will run till 3rd July, 2021.
World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus says every region has countries facing a steep increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths, with cases in Africa on rapid increase.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has reassured residents of the state of his continued commitment to fast-track development at all sectors.
The Inter Milan and former Tottenham midfielder collapsed during the first half of the group game in Copenhagen and was treated on the pitch before being taken to hospital.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has deployed an online portal to address fake Tax Clearance Certificates (TCC) issued by fraudsters.
Aguero called time on a record-breaking ten years as City’s all-time leading scorer when he joined Barcelona on a free at the start of the month, after his contract expired.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed at their first summit on Wednesday to return ambassadors to each other's capitals after they were withdrawn earlier this year.