Don’t Weaken North’s Economy With Your Privatization Plans, CNG Tells Osinbajo

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on Tuesday said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s economic team is planning to weaken the economy of the region through his team’s recently approved privitisation plans of five power plants. The Coalition specifically asked Osinbajo, who is the Chairman of the National Economic Council, the National Council on Privatization (NCP) […]

CNG Drags NASS To Court Over Constitutional Review

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The Coalition of Northern Group (CNG), on Thursday, sued the National Assembly, asking that the ongoing constitutional review across the country be stopped with immediate effect. The suit, filed by the plaintiff and leadership of the group, Nastura Ashir Shariff, Balarabe Rufa’i l, Abdul-aziz Sulaiman and Aminu Adam, joined the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar […]

CNG, CAN, TUC, PENGASSAN, others rail against Govs’ proposal of N385 per litre of petrol

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The governors had in their last virtual meeting on Wednesday night, made case for full deregulation, recommending N385 per litre of petrol However, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Trade Union of Nigeria, TUC, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, and umbrella body for pro-labour civil society organizations, Joint Action Front, […]

CNG backs NLC, warns El-Rufai against rights abuse

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The Coalition of Northern Groups has warned the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, against abusing the rights of members of the Nigeria Labour Congress. It also expressed solidarity with the NLC in the ongoing strike to checkmate what it called the state government’s growing excesses and abuse of privilege. The group’s position was contained […]

CNG lauds NLC, cautions El-Rufai, commends Police

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The Coalition of Northern Groups has extended total solidarity with the ongoing five day strike embarked by the Nigeria Labour Congress to checkmate what they group described as the Kaduna state government’s growing excesses and abuse of privilege. A statement signed by CNG’s spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman also cautioned Governor Nasir Elrufai against escalating tensions with […]

Asaba Declaration Exposes Northern Governors’ Failure

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on Sunday said the last week’s declaration by 17 southern governors in Asaba, Delta State, exposed the total failure of northern governors to speak up for the rights of northerners. The CNG, in a statement in Abuja by its spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, accused the northern governors for failing to […]

NBC Holds Talks With CNG, DSTV, On Inclusion Of Northern Based Television Channels

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A statement from the CNG spokesmen, Suleiman Abdul-Azeez, observed that the Coalition of Northern Groups had fruitful meeting with officials of the Multichoice operators of DSTV/GOTV brokered by the Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission to settle the issue of non-inclusion of northern based television channels on the DSTV platform. He explained that the meeting […]

CNG fume over attack on Fulani herders in South

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Miffed by an alleged attack on Fulani herders in some states in the South-West and South-East, President Muhammadu Buhari’s kinsmen, yesterday, blasted the Federal Government for allegedly not protecting them. The kinsmen operating under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), extended their fury to governors of the region by rejecting a proposed security […]

CNG National Officials Picked in Kaduna

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The BOT, Chairman of CNG, Nastura Ashir Shariff and the National Coordinator, Balarabe Rufai have been picked by unidentified persons in Kaduna on Thursday. Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Spokesperson of CNG told journalists that reasons for their arrest were not yet known as “we are still working to establish connection with them or trace where they are […]