A Civil Society Organisation demands records of all FG’s revenue from PACAC

A Civil Society Organisation, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC), has invoked the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011, demanding explanations from the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption-PACAC on issues of transparency. MIIVOC, in an FOI request, dated 7th February, 2017 obtained by LeadingReporters and addressed to the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee against…

Happening now: CSOs, NGOs parade Abuja over Buhari [PHOTOS]

Thousands of Nigerians are marching in Abuja through some streets in the Central area of the capital city in support of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The rally which comprised Civil Society Organisations, Non-Governmental Organizations as well as various political groups was organised by the Truth and Justice Movement of Nigeria and political organizations. Convener of…

CSOs Meets To Discuss Implementation of FOI Act

No fewer than two hundred Civil Society Organisations are to meet in Abuja and Enugu, respectively, next week on increased use of Nigeria’s Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. The 2-day Roundtables are being put together by the Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence, and Corruption (MIIVOC), in collaboration with the Freedom of Information Coalition-Nigeria, with support…

CSOs condemn move to sell national properties as FG endorse ‘assets sales’

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Thursday condemned the call by some individuals on the Federal Government to sell some of the nation’s assets as panacea for economic recovery. The CSOs made their opinions known in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Their opposition, however, may do little to change…

Copy of ThisDAY nabbed Buhari! Buhari admits to copying from Obama speech, To punish his “copy and paste” #changebeginswithme speechwriter. We tried to negotiate Chibok girls thrice, but failed – Buhari. Sell Off Presidential Jets! – CSO’s. Up Ekiti – Ekiti State beats 35 states and FCT to emerge Neco’s best

ThisDAY nabbed Buhari! Buhari admits to copying from Obama speech, To punish his “copy and paste” #changebeginswithme speechwriter. We tried to negotiate Chibok girls thrice, but failed – Buhari. Sell Off Presidential Jets! – CSO’s. Up Ekiti – Ekiti State beats 35 states and FCT to emerge Neco’s best   Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking…

ThisDAY nabbed Buhari! Buhari admits to copying from Obama speech, To punish his “copy and paste” #changebeginswithme speechwriter. We tried to negotiate Chibok girls thrice, but failed – Buhari. Sell Off Presidential Jets! – CSO’s. Up Ekiti – Ekiti State beats 35 states and FCT to emerge Neco’s best

ThisDAY nabbed Buhari! Buhari admits to copying from Obama speech, To punish his “copy and paste” #changebeginswithme speechwriter. We tried to negotiate Chibok girls thrice, but failed – Buhari. Sell Off Presidential Jets! – CSO’s. Up Ekiti – Ekiti State beats 35 states and FCT to emerge Neco’s best   Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking…

Police foil CSOs, youth clash at Edo hospital

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin Police in Benin yesterday foiled what would have resulted to mayhem at the premises of Federal Neuro-Psychiatric hospital, Uselu in Benin when members of Coalition of Civil Society Organisations and youths engaged themselves in fisticuffs. Members of the group were said to have defied the directive of anti-riot Policemen attached the…

Stakeholders condemn Health Minister’s plans to push for contraceptives

Some civil society organisations (CSOs) on Thursday condemned the proposal by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, to push for the use of contraceptives among women and girls. They said at a news conference in Lagos that it was deceptive and harmful to moral values as it would further encourage abortion.