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CSOs seek investigation of Lekki killing to douse youths’ anger

Civil Society Orgainsations (CSO) have called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to investigate the Lekki Toll Plaza killings of #EndSARS protesters as a way of dousing youths’ anger across the country. Mr Hamzat Lawal, Executive Director, Connected...

FOREX: CSOs urge CBN to ensure level playing ground for oil marketers

A consortium of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure level playing ground for all oil marketers in accessing Foreign Exchange (FOREX) for importation of petroleum products. The group disclosed this in a...

COVID-19 protocols: Coalition expresses concern on compliance among Nigerians

A Coalition of 38 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) says Nigerians are no longer complying with COVID-19 protocols, especially the use of face masks. The coalition also observes that attitudes of some groups across the country to social or physical distancing...

CSOs, ECOWAS Task Nigeria on Youth Development

Civil Societies for Good Governance and ECOWAS Youth Council have asked Nigeria to prioritise efforts towards building the youth for national development. The groups made the call on Monday in Abuja while presenting an award of effective performance and recommendation...

Edo 2020: Groups task British High Commission on election observers, security

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Good Governance and Electoral Matters, on Wednesday called on the British High Commission to assist in mobilising election observers for the Sept.19 election in Edo. The coalition’s Leader, Mr Adamu Matazu, made the...

You Have Indicted Yourself, CSOs Tell Masari over Comments on Insecurity

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has chided Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari over his claim the nation's security service chiefs should be blamed for banditry in his state and other states in the...

CSOs Pass Vote Of Confidence on PMB, Onu Over Innovations in Science

The conference of Harmonised Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari's giants strides in science innovation within the last five years. The CSOs also lauded the ingenuity of the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonaya Onu...

@RevolutionNow: CSOs condemn protests ……alleges protesters linked to terrorists

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has criticised the protests staged against President Muhammadu Buhari by the #RevolutionNow group in Abuja, Lagos, Ondo and Osun saying it is an insult on Nigeria’s democracy that...

You Have Taken Campaign against Army Too Far, CSOs Tell SaharaReporters

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has accused online news portal Sahara Reporters of publishing tissues of imaginations against the Nigeria military in her bid to discredit efforts to end insurgency, banditry and other...

CSOs Accuse NASS of Encouraging Mutiny in Military

A rights group, Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has said the comments credited to upper chamber of the National Assembly to have made a resolution calling for the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs...
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Kwara imposes curfew on Offa, Erinle

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a curfew on Offa and Erinle towns.

Actors mourn late veteran broadcaster, Sadiq Daba

Some Nigerian actors on Thursday mourned the late actor and broadcaster, Sadiq Daba, who died Wednesday, March 3, during a protracted illness.

Foodstuff traders end supply embargo to Southern Nigeria

Cattle and foodstuff traders have agreed to resumed foodstuff supplies to southern Nigeria, following the intervention of Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi...

COVID-19: Arik Air seeks priority vaccination for aviation workers

Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, Chief Executive Officer, Arik Air, has called for the immediate vaccination of aviation workers as COVID-19 frontline workers.