The Centre For African Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER), on Wednesday, penned an emotional letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the war against terrorism, calling on Governor Babagana Zulum and Borno elders to support the military. In the letter signed by convener Princess Ajibola, CALSER revealed that the governor as well as the political elites in the state aren’t giving enough moral support to the troops on the frontline. At every slightest opportunity, the group disclosed that the Borno leaders criticize the military, ignoring their tremendous sacrifices for the safety…

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Service Chiefs: PRONECO berates legislative forum as extension of political merchants pursuing narrow interests

The Pro-Nigeria Elders Council (PRONECO) has described the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) as an extension of selfish political merchants chasing their personal interests. PRONECO’s position trails the group’s call for the removal of the nation’s Service Chiefs over alleged widespread insecurity. Inaugurated by Senate President Ahmad Lawan in October, the YPF objective was to secure the inclusion and participation of youths in the process of deepening Nigeria’s democracy. However, the Pro-Nigeria Elders Council believe the group has been hijacked by the opposition to carry out its dirty work. Speaking at…

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Service Chiefs: Zulum, lawmakers scared secret pact with Boko Haram will be exposed – Group

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has reasoned that some disgruntled politicians are jittery that their evil pact with Boko Haram will be exposed should the Service Chiefs remain in office. The group made this disclosure on Monday during a press conference in Abuja in response to a publication calling for the removal of the country’s military heads. In a statement signed by National Coordinator, Gabriel Onoja, CATE fingered Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum and his predecessor, Kasim Shettima, now in the National Assembly to be championing this agenda.…

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Boko Haram: Conor Fortune, Amnesty International behind new plots by terrorists’ sponsors to blackmail Nigerian military- Human Rights Monitors

The Coalition for Human Rights Monitoring Groups in Nigeria (CHRMGN) has fingered British journalist, Conor Fortune and Amnesty International to be behind a new sponsored plot to blackmail the Nigerian military in the war against terrorism. Fortune, a supposed human rights and conflict resolution writer who is also AI’s Deputy Director of Communications, External Affairs and Crisis Response, has in recent times propagated falsehood against the Nigerian troops. At a press conference on Friday in Abuja, the human rights group raised an alarm to the global community about the latest…

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Group thanks President Buhari over visit to Maiduguri

…. expresses confidence in military’s commitment to peace in Borno state The North-East Network for Peace has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his prompt and compassionate visit to Maiduguri, Borno State on Tuesday. According to the group, it is a testament of the president’s focus and unwavering commitment towards restoring lasting peace to the state and the entire region. Speaking on behalf of the peace network at a press conference on Friday, President, Rev. Josiah Bitrus said they are impressed with the efforts so far in dislodging the Boko Haram/ISWAP…

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Boko Haram: Investigate Zulum, Shettima, others over politically instigated killings – Buhari supporters

The Network of Buhari Supporters Worldwide (NBSW) has called on security agents to probe Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State and predecessor Kassim Shettima over instigated violence in the state. The group made this known at a press conference on Thursday in Lagos following President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Maiduguri. In a statement signed by National Coordinator Achimugu Atawodi Agada, the Buhari supporters expressed disgust at the manner the president was greeted, fingering Zulum and his godfathers to be behind the show of shame. It revealed that Zulum’s action may…

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Auno attack: Group decries despicable attempt by Borno Governor’s aides to embarrass Buhari during visit

The Borno Coalition for Justice (BCJ) has fingered Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State and his aides in an attempt to embarrass President Muhammadu Buhari during his visit to Maiduguri on Wednesday. The coalition made this known on Thursday at a press conference to address the “despicable plot at embarrassing President Buhari by aides of Borno Governor”. Speaking on behalf of the Borno coalition, convener Mohammed Ali described the gesture as “cowardly and insensitive”, an evidence of Zulum’s hatred towards the president. As indigenes of Borno, the group recounts that…

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Auno: Declare state of emergency in Borno State now, CALSER tells Buhari

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to forthwith declare a state of emergency in Borno State. This is on the heels of politically instigated killings in the state, targeted at destabilizing the Buhari administration. At a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja, Convener, Princess Ajibola condemned the renewed spate of insurgents attacks in Borno state. The group wondered why Borno is overly targeted for renewed insurgent attacks despite the concentration of troops in almost all the communities in the state. CALSER…

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Iran Must Go: 1, 000 protesters deliver petition to US, Trump to intervene in plot by Iran, AI to destabilize Nigeria

No fewer than 1,000 Nigerians have signed a petition calling on the United States of America to intervene in a plot by Iran and Amnesty International (AI) to destabilize the country. The petition, addressed to US President Donald Trump, through the US Ambassador to Nigeria, seeks to end Iranian government’s avid sponsorship of groups/individuals truncating Nigeria’s democracy. With the help of proxy Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), the Asian nation seeks to establish Islamic Caliphates in Nigeria in whatsoever way possible, even if it means shedding blood. Amongst others, convener…

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CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS FAULT ICPC REPORT ON FIIRO DG, ACCUSES UNION OF PLAYING ETHNIC politics

Lagos — A coalition of civil society group has dismissed recent reports that the Acting DG of FIIRO, Dr Chima Igwe has been indicted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on issues relating to his academic Qualification. The group, in a statement by its spokesperson, Comrade Ayodeji Emmanuel described the report as falacious and a calculated attempt to double speak with all intent to forcefully indict Igwe playing the ethnic card and rejigging a matter hitherto earlier resolved by the commission. The group has challenged…

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