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Concerned Nigerians group gets CAC registration

The Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, has finally registered human rights and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians, "for the Protection of Human Rights and the Rule of Law Initiative."

EndSARS: Timi Frank condemns re-opening of Lekki Tollgate

Political Activist, Timi Frank, on Tuesday, condemned in strong terms the ordered re-opening of the Lekki Tollgate Plaza by the Lagos State Judicial Panel.

Alleged marriage interference: Apostle Suleman sues Pastor David 5bn as IGP...

General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman
Senior Pastor and General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has instituted legal actions against one Pastor Mike Davids who accused him of interfering in his marriage. Apostle Suleman, through his legal team led by Osa Director Esq, For: Osa Director And Co, is launching a 5bn suit at the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, against Pastor David for "conspiracy to blackmail and defamation of character."

NBC warns TV, radio stations against reporting herdsmen quit notice

Herdsmen
The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has warned all radio and Television stations in Nigeria to stop broadcasting news about the quit notices issued to killer Fulanis Herdsmen in some quarters of the country, especially the South-West region.

Umuaniabor General Family decries land grabbers in Enugu LGA

The Umuaniabor General Family of Amechi Uwani, comprising Umunwakum, Umunogo and Umunengene sub-families in Enugu South Local Government area has condemned those it described as encroachers grabbing its pieces of land.

Group writes US, Buhari, Ganduje over death sentence to Kano-based musician

Sentence
Pro-Democracy and human rights group, Concerned Nigerians, has written the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, Kano state Governor, Umar Ganduje and the American Embassy over the sentencing of a Kano-based musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu to death over blasphemy.

Concerned Nigerians condemn arrest of journalist, Yahaya Usman

Concerned Nigerians, a pro democracy and human rights group has condemned what it described as the harassment of journalist, Mr. Yahaya Usman by Niger State government over a published report on his blog and social media.

CFL praises ECOWAS Court’s decision on Cybercrimes Act in Nigeria

Buhari: signs the minimum wage bill into law
The Centre for Advancement of Civil Liberties and Development, also known as Centre for Liberty (CFL) has urged the federal government of Nigeria to commence the process of expunging section 24 from the 2015 Cybercrimes Act and also withdrawing permanently the Social Media and Hate Speech Bills being considered as law in Nigeria, noting that these bills and section 24 of the cybercrimes Act are in violation of the right to freedom of expression.

Insecurity in North: Release Katsina protest leader -Concerned Nigerians group

Deji Adeyanju
Following the arrest and detaintion of the leader of the protest group who called for the resignation of both president Buhari and the Katsina governor, Aminu Masari, the Concerned Nigerians group has asked the Nigerian Police to release Mr. Nastura Sharif whom it said is currently being detained for leading the protest against the insecurity in Northern Nigeria.

Man arrested for using phone line previously owned by Buhari’s daughter

Hanan, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari. 
A man, Anthony Okolie, was arrested for using a phone line previously owned by Hanan, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari.