• CSSD demands audit of N1bn NDDC indebtedness to contractors
    by admin on August 11, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    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…

  • For As Little As N100, A Child Engages In Prostitution In Calabar – Civil Society Reveals
    by admin on July 31, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    We The People (WTP), a civil society organization has revealed that children are being given out to prostitution for as little as 100 naira in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. This revelation was made during a stakeholders town hall meeting organized by We The People on Tuesday at Channel View Hotel where attendees comprising…

  • Killings: NSCDC, NDLEA, NOA, others worry over insecurity
    by admin on July 4, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    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’,…

  • Group expresses concern over rate of extrajudicial killings in Rivers
    by admin on July 4, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    From Blessing Ibunge, Port Harcourt A Non Governmental Organisation, We The People, WTP, has expressed concern over the rate of reported extrajudicial killings in Rivers State. The group alleged that over 152 persons were killed between the months of April, May and June 2019 in the state. Executive Director of We the People, Ken Henshaw,…

  • Stop Wanton Killings, Group Tells Buhari
    by admin on May 31, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    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…

  • Rivers: CSOs observes national day of mourning
    by admin on May 28, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    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.