CSO seeks involvement of traditional rulers in combating insecurity

June 15, 2022 Oyibo Salihu, Lokoja 0

The Executive Director, Connected Development, a civil society organisation, Ambassador Hamzat Lawal, has advocated for full involvement of traditional rulers in the creation of state police to critically address the incessant security challenges in the country. Lawal, an international election monitor, made the call at the 25th coronation anniversary of the Ohinoyi of Egbiraland, Dr Ado Ibrahim, held at his Read More

Hajj 2022: CSO urges fairness as it monitors distribution of slots

As part of measures to ensure equitable distribution of Hajj seats to pilgrims, Independent Hajj Reporters (IHR), a civil society organisation, has said it will monitor how state Muslim Pilgrim Boards share their hajj 2022 allocation to intending pilgrims. The Saudi authority allocated 43,008 pilgrims quota to Nigerian pilgrims to participate. The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) allocated 45,450 to states Read More

CSO condemns call for sack of service chiefs

March 24, 2022 Editor 0

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has described as ridiculous and misplaced calls made by “a certain northern group” for the sack of the Chief of Defense Staff Lt. Gen Lucky Irabor and the Chief of Defense Intelligence (CDI). In a press release jointly signed by Dr. Adamu Muhammad and Hon. Read More

Executive Order 10: SANs, CSO’s tango over Supreme Court ruling

Controversies have continued to trail the Supreme Court’s ruling which nullified the Executive Order 10 granting financial autonomy to both the state judiciary and legislature. The 36 state governors had filed a suit before the Supreme Court asking it to nullify the EO 10 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The originating summons was lodged at the registry of the court by Read More

GBV: CSO collates data, demands protection, education for girl-child

November 27, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), National Civil Society Action for Peace, Good Governance and Community Development, has declared their readiness to collate data of recent cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country. Its National coordinator, Dr. Tunji John Asaolu, disclosed the CSO’s resolution during the kickoff of 16 days global week of action against GBV in Abuja. He said Read More