Tag: Civil Society Groups

NANS, Civil Society Set For Mass Protest Against Buhari Over Saraki

A coalition of civil society organisations under the aegis of Heritage Centre and the National Association of Nigerian Students have threatened to lead mass protests to foreign embassies in Abuja to protest alleged political vendetta against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, but gave no date for it. They were reacting[Read More…]

“Nigeria’s Security Agencies Blackmailing INEC” Alleges Civil Society Groups After Meeting Jega

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room) this afternoon, Saturday, 7th February 2015 met with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and with all of its 12 National Commissioners in attendance. At the meeting, INEC Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega, conveyed that he had received a letter[Read More…]

Kofi Annan In Nigeria Tuesday To Address Politicians, Civil Society Groups On Electoral Integrity

Lagos – Mr Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, is to visit Nigeria from 12-14 January to address a conference on elections being organized by a coalition of Nigerian civil society organisations. Mr. Annan will deliver the keynote address at the conference, to be held on Tuesday, 13[Read More…]

Opinion: How Civil Society Groups In Nigeria Encourage Corruption

By Levi Obijiofor Rivers State Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi once gave chilling insights into how an uncritical civil society can aid politicians to continue to raid the public treasury. What Amaechi said was already known in the public but it was his boldness in making that declaration openly that marked[Read More…]