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COVID-19: 38 CSOs Decry Gross Disregard of Preventive Guidelines by Citizens, Security Agents

*Extortion of citizens by security operatives Godsgift Onyedinefu Thirty eight civil society organizations have decried the growing apathy to the dangers posed by Covid-19 and the attendant disregard for preventive guidelines by Nigerians including security agents enforcing the measures, which they said is leading to rising infection cases. In a statement signed

Shia Massacre: All Officers Involved Must Face Immediate Prosecution at ICC–CSOs

•Says gross human rights violations committed under President Buhari, Army Chief Buratai Jude Johnson Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria have called to the Nigerian Government to respond with immediate effects to the International Criminal Court (ICC) concerning this gruesome crimeagainst humanity. The CSOs at a press Conference in Abuja

Policy Brief: The Role of Communications In Preventing Violent Extremism

How can civil society and governments use communications campaigns to reach target audiences?  By Isel Van Zyl  Activities designed to prevent violent extremism in Africa aim at addressing the drivers of violence in communities and regions. However, given challenges like the inaccessibility of rural communities and a lack of participation by

EU-British Council launches €13.5m ACT Programme for CSOs in Nigeria

Maureen Okpe and Miracle Eno To ensure an accountable and democratic government, the  European Union (EU) British Council  has stressed the need to invest in, and engage with  Civil Society Organisations (CSO's), saying their contributions to sustainable development in any country cannot be over emphasised. To this end, the Council on Tuesday,

Over 100 CSOs tackle iNGOs ‘undermining Nigeria’s sovereignty’

The Coalition of Civil Society for Good Governance and Change Initiative, an umbrella body of over 100 civil society groups in Nigeria has taken a stand against International NGOs and individuals allegedly undermining the sovereignty of Nigeria. This was disclosed by the President, Comrade Okpokwu Ogenyi at a one day

Community Policing: IGP seeks cooperation of NGOs, CSOs, others

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Nosa Enobhayisobo    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for the support and cooperation of  Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Human Right Groups and other critical stakeholders to achieve effective and efficient as well as community policing in the country   Adamu made this