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Chibok Girls: BBOG Group To Hold Street Protest To Mark Day 140

Chibok Girls: BBOG Group To Hold Street Protest To Mark Day 140
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The #BringBackOurGirls Group will today march through the streets of Abuja as part of its advocacy for the safe return of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram sect 140 days ago. The group, at its 124th sit-out session yesterday, stated that the street protest would involve engagement with the public, including the […]

Chibok Girls: BBOG Group Urges Churches, Mosques, Nollywood To Join Campaign

Chibok Girls: BBOG Group Urges Churches, Mosques, Nollywood To Join Campaign
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The #BringBackOurGirls has called on churches, mosques and the entertainment industry to lend their voices to the campaign for the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls. Speaking at its 107th day sit-out, the group called on the groups listed above to join the campaign and add more value to the campaign, adding that the campaign […]

Dying NLC and the Slumber of the Progressive Movement, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Dying NLC and the Slumber of the Progressive Movement, By Jibrin Ibrahim
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I was in Ghana last Friday when a massive campaign against the worsening economic conditions in the country occurred. The day was known as Red Friday and several thousand activists marched through Accra that 24th July, the second anniversary of the death in office of President John Evans Atta Mills. It will be recalled that […]

#BringBackOurGirls: Police and the right to protest

#BringBackOurGirls: Police and the right to protest
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Very few Nigerians, including the most partisan supporters of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, will disagree that last week was a public relations debacle for the government. A myriad of clearly mismanaged events, signified by many discordant voices, created this failure. First was the crisis of credibility on whether President Jonathan offered amnesty to the […]

Reasons for protests over selection of Sanusi Lamido as Emir of Kano

Reasons for protests over selection of Sanusi Lamido as Emir of Kano
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A source at the Emirate council has revealed to Premium Times that the supporters of Mr. Bayero were protesting because they felt shortchanged. The supporters of Sanusi Ado Bayero, the son of the late Emir of Kano, who was defeated by Lamido Sanusi to emerge the emir of the ancient city, have taken to the […]

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