• CNPP warns FG against fresh fuel price hike

    CNPP warns FG against fresh fuel price hike

    Amid rumour making the rounds of a possible increase in pump price of petrol, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) on Monday warned the Federal Government against imminent consequences of any such plan at a time an average Nigerian citizen can hardly afford one good meal a day.

    The conference, in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu counseled the citizens never to put their hope Labour unions in Nigeria for any reversal of a hike in […]

  • South-east governors are incompetent – CNPP, CLO

    South-east governors are incompetent – CNPP, CLO

    According to reports, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, and the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, yesterday protested what they called insensitivity of South-East Governors to the plight of the people.

    The two organizations also concluded that the governors had performed below expectation.

    Newsmen reports that hundreds of the coalition members, bearing placards, marched round Enugu metropolis before moving to Government House to register their grievances.

    Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Elder Gabriel Aja, who represented Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, addressed the protesters.

    He […]

  • Budget padding: CNPP rejects Reps’ probe of Jibrin, insists on independent investigation

    Budget padding: CNPP rejects Reps’ probe of Jibrin, insists on independent investigation

    According to reports, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has rejected the move by the House of Representatives to probe Hon. Abdulmumi Jibrin over his efforts at exposing budget fraud in House, reiterating its call for independent investigation into the allegations “rather than engaging in the persecution of the whistleblower.”

    Speaker Hon. Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the House of Representatives were named in a budget padding and abuse of office allegations by Hon. Jibrin.

    CNPP in a statement […]

  • Budget padding: Dogara, others must step aside now – CNPP

    Budget padding: Dogara, others must step aside now – CNPP

    According to reports, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has demanded that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, and other Principal Officers of the House, who were named in the budget padding and abuse of office allegation by their colleague, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, must step aside to allow the House and security agencies to investigate the matter.

    The decision was taken at a meeting by the national leadership of the umbrella body of all political parties […]

  • CNPP calls for protest against President Buhari

    CNPP calls for protest against President Buhari

    Nigeria’s northern opposition leader and national chairperson of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), Balarabe Musa, has called on Nigerians to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.

    Balarabe alleged that Buhari’s administration had failed in ensuring food security in the west African country.

    He said that hunger was a powerful tool to instigate protests, adding that Nigerians had a right to protect their interests through demonstrations.

    “Well, they [Nigerians] should protest. I know that it is a risk because security […]

  • CNPP calls on EFCC to probe Asaba airport project

    CNPP calls on EFCC to probe Asaba airport project

    The Conference of Political Parties, CNPP, Delta State, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe the Asaba Airport project, which it alleged has gulped over N50 billion so far under the People Democratic Party, PDP-led government in the state.

    Chair of the Conference, who is also chair of Young Democratic Party, YDP, in the state, Mr. Gabriel Mamuzo, made the call in a statement at the weekend, saying that what the PDP built was an airstrip, […]

  • APC, CNPP and others stage anti-Fayose rally in Ekiti

    APC, CNPP and others stage anti-Fayose rally in Ekiti

    Members of the APC and the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) as well as other interest groups on Thursday staged a peaceful demonstration in Ado-Ekiti in support of the anti-graft campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the demonstration was the second in two weeks in support of the on-going war against corruption by the president.

    The protesters also claimed to be demonstrating against alleged misplacement of the state’s funds by the Ayo Fayose administration.

    They […]

  • CSOs and CNPP lead protest in Ekiti, ask Fayose to resign

    CSOs and CNPP lead protest in Ekiti, ask Fayose to resign

    A coalition of civil society organisations in Ekiti and the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties protested in Ekiti on Friday, demanding the resignation of Governor Ayodele Fayose.

    The protesters under the umbrella of “Be the Change Organisation,” South West chapter, criticised the governor for “his failure to live up to expectation.”

    Public workers in Ekiti State are owed five months salaries, while media reports said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had traced N4.7bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser […]

  • Dont allow NLC, TUC to deceive you again over planned Strike – CNPP tells Nigerians

    Dont allow NLC, TUC to deceive you again over planned Strike – CNPP tells Nigerians

    Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has warned Nigerians not to allow themselves to be deceived again ahead of planned industrial action by the organized labour over the increase in pump price of petrol.

    In a statement jointly signed on Sunday by its National Chairman, Alhaji Balarabe Musa and the Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, CNPP urged Nigerians not to trust the Labour unions as they have been compromised, saying that the planned strike action for Wednesday won’t last beyond Friday […]