Arewa Groups Set To Celebrate Kaduna Declaration Anniversary

  The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), which issued the noted quit notice of Igbos in Northern Nigeria to leave by October last year and later suspended the eviction notice, has set aside two days to celebrate what the coalition described as the success of the declaration in Kaduna State.   The body in a … Continue reading Arewa Groups Set To Celebrate Kaduna Declaration Anniversary

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Breaking: Again, Assassins Storm Maina Family House in Kaduna, Whisk Away Security Guard

Barely five days after some haggard looking men suspected to be hired assassins invaded the home of the embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina in Abuja, brandishing sophisticated weapons and harassing his family members, his family house in Kaduna was again attacked at about 900hours on Christmas eve. … Continue reading Breaking: Again, Assassins Storm Maina Family House in Kaduna, Whisk Away Security Guard

Nwoko Hails Emergence of Secondus As bNew PDP Chairman

A former member of the Federal House of Representative, Prince Ned Nwoko, has congratulated Prince Ike Uche Secondus, as the New National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP). Prince Ned Nwoko who is aspiring to contest for Delta North Senatorial ticket. Prince Ned Nwoko is the promoter of Stars Private University in Idumuje … Continue reading Nwoko Hails Emergence of Secondus As bNew PDP Chairman

Agitations: NFF Cautions Media Organisations Over Hate Speeches

A nongovernmental, Nation First Foundation (NFF), at the weekend urged media organisations in the country to avoid using their platforms to promote hate speeches. Expressing dismay on the ongoing war of hate speeches from personalities, socio-political leaders, politicians, groups, religious and regional leaders, the National Coordinator of the foundation, Onianwa Elidad, also acknowledged the role … Continue reading Agitations: NFF Cautions Media Organisations Over Hate Speeches

Agitations: Shun hate Speeches, NFF Urges Socio-political Organisations

On the heals of increasing agitations and hate speeches across the country, a nono-governmental organisation, the Nation First Foundation (NFF), has called on Nigerians to mind their utterances in the interest of national unity and cohesion. The group charged socio-political organisations across the country to promote national interest instead of overheating the polity through imprudent … Continue reading Agitations: Shun hate Speeches, NFF Urges Socio-political Organisations

Coalition Blames Sabotage, Not Lami Amodu Over Queens College Deaths

A group of six non-governmental and civil society organisations, The Coalition of Civil Societies on Human Rights and Anti-Corruption in Nigeria has blamed sabotage as possible cause of death of some students at the Queens College Lagos. The Coalition in a letter to the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education probing the cause of … Continue reading Coalition Blames Sabotage, Not Lami Amodu Over Queens College Deaths

Hon. Idota Emerges Winner Of Joint Action Coalition Of Civil Societies For Good Governance Award

The Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society for Good Governance held its mid year round table Conference recently at Links Hotel Conference Hall Utako Abuja, where it announced the winner of the HERO OF DEMOCRACY award. The Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society for good governance formed in the late 70s, is the largest pan … Continue reading Hon. Idota Emerges Winner Of Joint Action Coalition Of Civil Societies For Good Governance Award

Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the alleged war crimes man by the Nigerian Army personnel in the fight against insurgency in the North East and Internal Security Operations in the South Eastern part of the country. Recall that the … Continue reading Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

CNPP Calls for Scrapping of State Electoral Bodies, Mobilises for Protest Over Benue LG Polls

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has begun mobilisation to protest what it described as a rape of democracy in Benue State local government election, calling for the scrapping of State Electoral Commissions across the country if democracy most thrive at the grassroots level. It further described the purported local government election in Benue … Continue reading CNPP Calls for Scrapping of State Electoral Bodies, Mobilises for Protest Over Benue LG Polls

Kaduna Declaration: Northern Groups Attack Fani-Kayode, Ohanaeze

The Northern Youth Vanguard and the Arewa Stakeholders Forum have reacted to Femi Fani-Kayode's and Ohanaize Ndigbo's remarks on the Kaduna Declaration describing them as mischief makers. A statement jointly signed by Joshua Viashman and Mohammad A. Muhammad for the two groups, said Fani-Kayode and Ohanaize deliberately distorted the real message contained in the Declaration, … Continue reading Kaduna Declaration: Northern Groups Attack Fani-Kayode, Ohanaeze

Full Text of The Kaduna Declaration, Issuing 3 Months Notice To Biafrans To Leave North

THE KADUNA DECLARATION BEING A JOINT POSITION PAPER ISSUED BY THE AREWA CITIZENS ACTION FOR CHANGE, AREWA YOUTH CONSULTATIVE FORUM, AREWA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, AREWA STUDENTS FORUM AND NORTHERN EMANCIPATION NETWORK ON THE IGBO PERSISTENCE FOR SECESSION June 06, 2017 PREAMBLE The persistence for the actualization of Biafra by the unruly Igbo of South-Eastern Nigeria … Continue reading Full Text of The Kaduna Declaration, Issuing 3 Months Notice To Biafrans To Leave North

CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

The Conference of Nigeria Political parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the call by the United Labour Congress (ULC) for the release the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, in order to pave the way for negotiation with company’s management. The umbrella body of all registered political parties and associations in … Continue reading CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

Adoke Insists Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Endorsed Malabu Agreement

The former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) has insisted that the controversial Malabu oil Block Agreement was endorsed by the previous administrations of Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan. In an official letter written to his successor and the current Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami … Continue reading Adoke Insists Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Endorsed Malabu Agreement

Bailout Funds: CNPP, Civil Society Groups to Begin Assessment Tour of States, Urges Govs to Emulate Ugwuanyi

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) is to commence an appraisal tour of the states of the federation that received bailout funds from the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration. Also to join in what the CNPP tagged a fact-finding tour is a coalition of civil society groups drawn from all states of the federation, as … Continue reading Bailout Funds: CNPP, Civil Society Groups to Begin Assessment Tour of States, Urges Govs to Emulate Ugwuanyi

US Court Ruling: I Have No Case To Answer, Says Kashamu

PREAMBLE: My attention has been drawn to some mischievous media reports being the latest in a series of efforts orchestrated by my political opponents to call a dog a bad name so as to hang it. Thus, I find the need to set the records straight and put to a stop to their devious attempts … Continue reading US Court Ruling: I Have No Case To Answer, Says Kashamu

APC Hails South East Leaders for Endorsing Buhari for 2019

The National Leadership of APC Youths Renaissance has applauded the political leaders of Southeast geo-political zone for endorsing and adopting President Muhammadu Buhari as their Presidential Candidate in 2019 General Elections. The position of the group was made known to the press after an emergency meeting it held today in Abuja. Other outcome of the … Continue reading APC Hails South East Leaders for Endorsing Buhari for 2019

15 Years Remembrance: Why CSCEOS Wants Police to Re-open Bola Ige, Olagbaju Murder Cases

Following the recent reported directive of President Muhammadu Buhari and the calls by the well meaning Nigerians that the brutal killing of former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige, SAN, be revisited, a Civil Society Organization(CSO), the Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State(CSCEOS) has also called … Continue reading 15 Years Remembrance: Why CSCEOS Wants Police to Re-open Bola Ige, Olagbaju Murder Cases

Anambra CLO Elects New Leaders, Upholds Suspension of Three Members

Nigeria’s foremost human rights organization, the Civil Liberties Organisation CLO), Anambra State Branch has elected a new set of executive members to pilot the affairs of the branch for the next two years, The Street Reporters reports. In the election which followed the laid down rules of the constitution of the CLO, Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme … Continue reading Anambra CLO Elects New Leaders, Upholds Suspension of Three Members

Boko Haram Plans To Attack Abuja Targets – US Warns

The United States of America has warned of an imminent Boko haram attack in Abuja, Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory. The US Embassy in Nigeria made this known in an emergency message, urging its citizens resident or doing business in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to be security conscious. The U.S. government said information at its … Continue reading Boko Haram Plans To Attack Abuja Targets – US Warns

CNPP Kicks Against Jibrin’s Probe, Reiterates Call For Independent Investigation of Budget Fraud Allegation

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has rejected the move by the House of Representatives to probe Hon. Abdulmumi Jibrin over his efforts at exposing budget fraud in House, reiterating its call for independent investigation into the allegations “rather than engaging in the persecution of the whistleblower.” The House Speaker Hon. Yakubu Dogara and … Continue reading CNPP Kicks Against Jibrin’s Probe, Reiterates Call For Independent Investigation of Budget Fraud Allegation