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CSSD demands audit of N1bn NDDC indebtedness to contractors

The Centre for Social Studies and Development (CSSD) has advocated an audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over alleged N1trn debt to contractors. CSSD Executive Director, Ken Henshaw, said only a thorough audit of the agency would reveal the veracity of its actual indebtedness. Henshaw told The Guardian that it was worrying that…

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Killings: NSCDC, NDLEA, NOA, others worry over insecurity

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and National Orientation Agency (NOA), as well as civil society organisations, have expressed concern over reported cases of killing in Rivers State.  The agencies expressed their concerns yesterday, at a day stakeholders’ town hall meeting on the ‘rising killings in Rivers State’,…

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Stop Wanton Killings, Group Tells Buhari

A body of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, the Coalition of Civil Societies, Rivers State chapter has called on the government at all levels to stop the killings across all parts of the country. The group made this call in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, during a national road walk campaign against killings…

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Rivers: CSOs observes national day of mourning

Over 200 Rivers indigenes and civil society groups yesterday staged a peaceful protest to the Rivers State Police command demanding for the total overhauling of the Nigeria police force. The protesters noted the incessant killings in the state with no proper prosecution of perpetrators.

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Group Wants Withdrawal Of Police Officers Attached To VIPs

Against the backdrop of increasing waves of crime and killings,a Non-Governmental organisation (NGO)” We The People”in conjunction with Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Rivers State have called for immediate withdrawal of policemen attached to very important personalities otherwise known as VIPs and redeploy them to provide efficient equal security for all citizens in the…

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