#March4Nigeria: The military remains heroes of our democracy – Nigerian youths

Some well-meaning Nigerian youths under the hashtag #March4Nigeria have hailed the Nigerian Army as the heroes of the nation’s democracy for rising up to the occasion amidst vested interests.  Speaking at a town hall meeting on Saturday in Abuja, respected youth activist, Comrade Adamu Kabir Matazu said Nigeria would have slipped into anarchy resulting from the EndSARS protests if not for the timely intervention of the military.  According to Matazu, Nigerians should “use the events of the past days to reflect deeply on the efforts of the Nigerian Military towards ensuring…

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#EndSARS protests: Patriotic Elders rally support for Buhari, say Nigeria must come first before other interests

The Patriotic Elders Council (PEC) have thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that the country comes first before other interests.  The group’s backing, contained in a statement signed by Alhaji Ari Gwaska on Friday, follows public reactions that trailed the EndSARS protests across the country.   Recall that some governors had expressed maximum support for President Buhari amidst pressure from Nigerians and the international community.  The Northern States Governors’ Forum called on all Nigerians to resist what they described as enemies of the nation by supporting the president And according to…

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EndSARS: Listening to President Buhari from a hater’s perspective

By Isaac Ikpa Unarguably, a few Nigerians take President Muhammadu Buhari for granted, especially, the frustrated elites and their acolytes who are also ignorantly recruited to hate Mr. President. But there is nothing extreme about it. All over the world, leaders are hated by some and loved by others. To this clan of haters of Buhari, they think in their narrow and shallow minds of being more Nigerian than President Buhari and so, he ought not to be Nigeria’s democratic leader. But since they are not God, Buhari is today…

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EndSARS Protest: Group Condemns Ex-President Obasanjo’s Statement Over Buhari

A Civil Society Organisation, Citizens Action for Good Governance, CAGG, Friday, condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on statement made over President Muhammadu, on the #EndSARS protests in the country. This was contained in a statement signed by the National Coordinator, CAGG, Nazir Galadanchi, where Obasanjo’s statement was described as hypocritical and self-serving as it was neither in the interest of Nigerians nor of young people based on his past brutality against the people. According to Galadanchi, Obasanjo has not been fair to young people, and lacked the moral standing to…

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EndSARS Protest: Group Condemns Ex-President Obasanjo’s Statement Over Buhari

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Citizens Action for Good Governance (CAGG), Friday, condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on statement made over President Muhammadu, on the ongoing EndSARS protests in the country. This was contained in a statement signed by the National Coordinator, CAGG, Nazir Galadanchi, where Obasanjo’s statement was described as hypocritical and self-serving as it is not in the interest of Nigerians and young people based on his past brutality against young people in the country. According to Galadanchi, Obasanjo has not been fair to young people and not…

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PLOY TO COMMIT ARSON AT THE NIGERIAN FOOTBALL FEDERATION: A STEP TOO FAR BY ENEMIES OF NIGERIA

The attention of the Civil Society Network for Good Governance has been drawn to a clandestine ploy by some disgruntled and unpatriotic elements to capitalize on the current tensions across Nigeria to commit arson at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in Abuja. The good people of Nigeria will recall that the Civil Society Network for Good Governance had just last week called out a serious conspiracy against the NFF and its leadership, with a view to discredit Nigeria in the international community, at a time when the…

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Late Rose Oko: Family Holds Requiem Mass, Sing Songs Night To Honour Her In Abuja

The family of the late Sen Rose Okoji Oko yesterday, organised a Sing Song Service in honour of the late Senator. A Requiem Mass was also held at the Roman Catholic Church “Church Of Assumption Parish” in her honour in Abuja. The Service of Songs which was held at her Asokoro residence witnessed the reading of various scriptures, singing of songs and reading of tributes by family, friends and associates. Family members, Friends and Dignitaries from all works of life were in attendance, some of the attendees include; AVM Clement…

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Crocodile Smile: Exercise has nothing to do with #EndSARS protests, civil rights lawyer warns

Contrary to reports, a civil rights lawyer, Osuagwu Ugochukwu, says the Nigerian Army’s operation ‘Crocodile Smile’ has no relationship with the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country.   In a statement on Sunday, Ugochukwu said the military has never involved itself in the civil uproar at all in any form whatsoever.  Protest across the country demanding an end to Police brutality has intensified despite disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and subsequent formation of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).  In the last couple of days, the protest has taken a…

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Nigerian Army will not clampdown on protesters – Kuanum

Human Rights Activists and field researcher of the Global Amnesty Watch, Terrance Kuanum has stated that the Launch of Exercise Crocodile Smile by the Nigerian Army would not clamp down on peaceful protesters across the country. He stated this during an interview with select news media on Sunday. Mr Terrance Kuanum believed that the Nigerian Army has evolved into a professional force with respect for human rights. “The Nigerian Army of today is not what it used to be. This is what most Nigerians have not come to realize. I…

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Yobe APC Stakeholders Pass Vote of No Confidence on Buni -Call for his impeachment

The All Progressives Congress(APC) Stakeholders, Yobe State led by Hussain Muhammad has called on the State House of Assembly to impeach Mai Mala Buni if he fails to resign as Governor due to his unavailability in the state to discharge his constitutional duties as Governor of Yobe. At a Press Conference today, Muhammad declared that it has become very expedient to draw the attention of the public and especially the State House of Assembly to the aberration of having a Governor who is non-functional. According to him, Buni was not…

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