How privatisation threatens access to water in Nigeria – CSO


Executive Director of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, Akinbode Oluwafemi, has called on the government, relevant authorities and stakeholders in the water industry, to push efforts towards making water available through public ownership. According to the director, privatisation of water in Nigeria is a threat at all levels. He observed that “for four consecutive … Read more

Gov polls: Security agencies failed Nigerians, says CSO

election riggers

  …Condemns attacks on lead officer’s pregnant wife, Ebonyi field observer Friday Olokor, Abuja An election observer organisation, Connected Development, on Saturday, accused security agencies, especially the Nigeria Police Force of undermining the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Nigeria. The organisation said security personnel were responsible for the spate of violence and … Read more

Elections: CSO calls for massive turnout, says INEC has enhanced its capacity

A civil society organisation, Connected Development, has urged the electorate across the country to come out en mass and cast their ballots, saying the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) had enhanced its capacity. The post Elections: CSO calls for massive turnout, says INEC has enhanced its capacity appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria … Read more

Town-criers menace: Rivers CSO coalition threatens court action against communities banning settler-voters ahead voting day

Campaign rally in Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Reports are going round and video clips are going viral where communities in some sections of Rivers State are using town-criers to warn settlers (non-indigenes) from stepping out on Saturday, March 18, 2023, except to vote for a particular political party. Now, the coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has threatened to secure court order … Read more

Stop inciting the public, CSO warns youth groups

Patricia Amogu A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Global Network for Sustainable Development( GNSD), has called on other CSOs and youth platforms to desist from acts of public incitement. The National Coordinator of the group, Mr Phil Roberts, made the call in a statement on Friday, in Abuja. Robert said that such groups were usually hired … Read more

Hajj 2023 Airlift: CSO Tasks Aviation Screening Committee on Professionalism

Following the constitution of a Screening Committee to select airlines that would airlift Hajj 2023 intending pilgrims by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Independent Hajj Reporters, (IHR), a civil society organisation has called on members of the committee to abide strictly by the terms of their mandate and apply their professional competence in … Read more