Buhari’s IOC meeting: Stop promoting hate speeches, ethno-religious bigotry – Group warns HURIWA

The Coalition for Truth and Justice has warned the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) against promoting hate speeches and ethno-religion bigotry in Nigeria. The group was reacting to the comment made by HURIWA over the President Muhamadu Buhari’s attendance of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. HURIWA had … Continue reading Buhari’s IOC meeting: Stop promoting hate speeches, ethno-religious bigotry – Group warns HURIWA

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Festivals Of Christian Deaths In Nigeria: 100 Killed In April And 750-800 In Four Months Of 2019 – Intersociety

Festivals of Christian deaths have enveloped Nigeria leading to rampancy of burial ‘carnivals’ on weekly basis across the country especially in North-central and Northeast Regions and Southern Kaduna part of the Northwest Region. In the latest round of anti Christian butcheries by Fulani Islamic militias of the Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, … Continue reading Festivals Of Christian Deaths In Nigeria: 100 Killed In April And 750-800 In Four Months Of 2019 – Intersociety

US Country report on Nigeria aimed at forcing homosexuality, sale of national assets on Buhari – Diaspora Group

United Kingdom Chapter of Arise Nigeria, a group of Nigerians in the diaspora, has reacted to the recent report by the United State through its State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour under the title “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018.” which accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of abating corruption … Continue reading US Country report on Nigeria aimed at forcing homosexuality, sale of national assets on Buhari – Diaspora Group

Human rights group petitions National Human Rights Commission over coordinated brutality on military personnel by agents of Rivers State

Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), a human rights group has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission over alleged coordinated attacks on military personnel by some persons believed to be working for Rivers State Government. The human rights group specifically frowned at the role of Governor Nyeson Wike in the inhuman treatment, violent attack and attempted … Continue reading Human rights group petitions National Human Rights Commission over coordinated brutality on military personnel by agents of Rivers State

Fake Military Uniforms: Arrest Wike for treason Now, group charges security agencies

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement has called on security agencies to apprehend Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State over various cases of propaganda attacks against the Nigerian military and treason on the entire nation.   Mr Wike was reportedly at the centre of a desperate attempt to rig the just concluded general elections, going as … Continue reading Fake Military Uniforms: Arrest Wike for treason Now, group charges security agencies

Nigeria elections 2019: Observers hail INEC over credible, transparent polls

Election observers under the platform of Independent Foreign Observers have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Nigerians for transparency and credibility of the yesterday's Presidential and National Assembly elections. They gave this commendation at a press conference this afternoon in Abuja. The team leader, Dr. Stuart Young, an academic and diplomat spoke on … Continue reading Nigeria elections 2019: Observers hail INEC over credible, transparent polls

Group hails Buratai, Army over election security, sues for continuous loyalty amongst troops

The Coalition for Democracy and Good Governance has hailed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai and the Nigerian Army over responsiveness to protecting Nigeria’s democracy and the sovereignty of the country. The group, therefore, called for continuous loyalty amongst troops to constituted authority before, during and after the elections. Addressing newsmen in … Continue reading Group hails Buratai, Army over election security, sues for continuous loyalty amongst troops

Rescheduled Polls: Don’t Dare Nigeria’s Sovereignty – COAS Warns

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Y. Buratai has directed Nigerian Army commanders to see those who seek to undermine the country’s democracy by interfering in the electoral process as enemies of Nigeria and dealt with appropriately. The COAS who spoke during his opening remarks meeting with principal staff officers general officers … Continue reading Rescheduled Polls: Don’t Dare Nigeria’s Sovereignty – COAS Warns

2019 Elections: Nigerians asked to reject Obasanjo’s plot to retard nation’s growth, progress

Nigerians across the globe have been asked to stand up against the alleged plots by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his bid to retard nation from growth and progress. AriseNigeria, a group of Concerned Nigerians in the Diaspora, which stated this on Monday, claimed that the ex-president was desperate in his bid to install a … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Nigerians asked to reject Obasanjo’s plot to retard nation’s growth, progress

Boko Haram: Amnesty International lied on Rann attack as CSOs laud military over peace in north-east

The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria has described as false recent report in the media credited to Amnesty International that over 60 persons were killed in Rann area of Borno State by members of the Boko Haram insurgents. Amnesty International had in a statement claimed that at least 60 people were … Continue reading Boko Haram: Amnesty International lied on Rann attack as CSOs laud military over peace in north-east

Atiku will win Presidential election, The Economist says

The Economist Intelligence Unit Africa said on Friday that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar will win the February 16 election. It said the margin of victory was getting narrower as the election approaches, but Atiku and his political party will win the historic election . “#NigeriaDecides 2019: Less than 2 … Continue reading Atiku will win Presidential election, The Economist says

Onnoghen: You are Ethnic Warlords not Christians, MBCG hits TY Danjuma, Dogonyaro, others

The Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG), has slammed the National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) led by the trio of former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro (rtd) and former Governor of Old Anambra state, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife over their recent comment on the state of the nation.       … Continue reading Onnoghen: You are Ethnic Warlords not Christians, MBCG hits TY Danjuma, Dogonyaro, others

Why Mr LA Stands Out in Kaduna – Female Activist

A female political activist and communal harmony advocate Elizabeth Barnabas, has described the Peoples Democratic Party senatorial candidate, Lawal Adamu Usman (Mr LA) as the most detribalized politician that could ever be found in Kaduna state today.   Elizabeth who made the observation before an all-female audience in Giwa in continuation of her peaceful election … Continue reading Why Mr LA Stands Out in Kaduna – Female Activist

CISS Finally Breaks Silence on Suspension of CJN, Backs Buhari

The Centre for International and Strategy Studies, has finally broken its silence on the controversy trailing the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.       CISS said the suspension of Onnoghen was a right step in the right direction, adding that the decision was to safeguard the integrity of the … Continue reading CISS Finally Breaks Silence on Suspension of CJN, Backs Buhari

Heavy Protest Rocks Lagos over suspension of Onnoghen as Nigerians Salute Buhari’s Courage

Protesters on Monday paralyzed commercial activities in Lagos State in support of President Muhammdu Buhari's decision to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The protesters, who carried placards with various inscriptions, declared that Onnoghen lacks moral standing to remain in office as CJN. Comrade Festus Akintola, Convener of the protest, said Justice … Continue reading Heavy Protest Rocks Lagos over suspension of Onnoghen as Nigerians Salute Buhari’s Courage

CJN: Onnoghen Heads to Court to Challenge Suspension

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, will today, Monday, challenge his suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari in court.       This is just as the National Judicial Council’s 88th meeting in Abuja has been delayed following fears of a possible clash between supporters of Onnoghen and the acting CJN , Justice Tanko Mohammed.     … Continue reading CJN: Onnoghen Heads to Court to Challenge Suspension

Onnoghen: Lawyers, CSOs others vow to mobilize over 220 million Nigerians against reinstatement ‘billionaire’ CJN

As reactions continue to trail the suspension of Justice Walter Onoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, some lawyers and civil society organizations have vowed to mobilize over 220 million Nigerians against the reinstatement of the embattled CJN. The groups said any attempt to reinstate Onnoghen would bring the nation’s … Continue reading Onnoghen: Lawyers, CSOs others vow to mobilize over 220 million Nigerians against reinstatement ‘billionaire’ CJN

Onnoghen: Sack of billionaire CJN timely act to rescue judiciary, Nigeria from shame – Tsav

Elder statesman and former Federal Commissioner in the Public Complaints Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has stated that the suspension of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen has saved judiciary and the nation Nigeria from shame.   Recall that Buhari had on Friday suspended Onnoghen following an interim order by the Code of Conduct … Continue reading Onnoghen: Sack of billionaire CJN timely act to rescue judiciary, Nigeria from shame – Tsav

Protest rocks Lagos over Obasanjo’s alleged plan to install interim govt

A pro-democracy group on Thursday staged a massive rally in Lagos State against the alleged plot by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to install an interim government.       The protest was led by the Coalition for Defence of Democracy in Nigeria (CDDN).       According to the group there is a credible intelligence … Continue reading Protest rocks Lagos over Obasanjo’s alleged plan to install interim govt

CSOs alert US, EU on Obasanjo’s plans to truncate Nigeria’s Democracy, seek travel ban

The Joint Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (JACCSON) has alerted the international community to plans by former president Olusegun Obasanjo to truncate Nigeria’s nascent democracy.   In a letter signed by its National Convener, Musa Omede to the US, Britain and EU obtained by our correspondent on Wednesday, the group said it has … Continue reading CSOs alert US, EU on Obasanjo’s plans to truncate Nigeria’s Democracy, seek travel ban