#EndInsecurityNow: Security agencies are trying to stop our protest – CNG

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has said security operatives have made efforts to stop its planned protest in Kano scheduled for Saturday (today). It also said its members were detained in Gombe before a scheduled protest earlier yesterday. According to the group’s spokesman, Abdulazeez Suleiman, CNG would go ahead with tomorrow’s protest despite what he described as an attempt to suppress their right. He said: “Security agencies are trying to stop our protest in Kano tomorrow. They called and asked us not to go ahead with the protest. Our…

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CNG to FG: Suspend electricity tariff hike, petrol price increase, or face nationwide protest

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has asked the federal government to “immediately suspend” the recent increase in pump price of petrol and electricity tariff or face a nationwide protest. Addressing a news conference in Kaduna on Friday, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, spokesman of the group, said the coalition would mobilise its members for a mass protest if the federal government fails to revert to the old pump price of fuel. Suleiman said, “That the administration’s audacious impunity climaxed with hikes in fuel pump prices from an initial N87 to N151.50k per…

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