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Please direct IGP to order his men to vacate our office - Peace Corps boss begs Buhari

Please direct IGP to order his men to vacate our office - Peace Corps boss begs Buhari

Please direct IGP to order his men to vacate our office - Peace Corps boss begs Buhari
Lawmakers talk tough, issue 21-days ultimatum to Police, IGP over sealing of Peace Corps office

Lawmakers talk tough, issue 21-days ultimatum to Police, IGP over sealing of Peace Corps office

The ultimatum by the House followed the recommendation of committee on public petitions which conducted an investigative hearing on the illegal closure of the PCN facilities and disobedience of court order by the police.

Lawmakers talk tough, issue 21-days ultimatum to Police, IGP over sealing of Peace Corps office
Court to rule on contempt suit against IGP Idris over Peace Corps boss charges

Court to rule on contempt suit against IGP Idris over Peace Corps boss charges

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has reserved Monday, June 11, for ruling on an application to discontinue a 13 amended count charge against the national commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh.

Court to rule on contempt suit against IGP Idris over Peace Corps boss charges
Emir of Daura urges President Buhari to reconsider Peace Corps Bill

Emir of Daura urges President Buhari to reconsider Peace Corps Bill

President Buhari had on Tuesday, February 27, transmitted to the National Assembly, his decision to withhold assent to the Bill, giving paucity of funds and duplication of duties of existing security agencies, as reasons.

Emir of Daura urges President Buhari to reconsider Peace Corps Bill
Peace Corps boss advises FG, says funding of security agencies won't end insurgency

Peace Corps boss advises FG, says funding of security agencies won't end insurgency

The National Commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh, has advised the federal government against excessive spending on already existing security agencies, rather he advised the government to be more human-centric.

Peace Corps boss advises FG, says funding of security agencies won't end insurgency
CSO, youth group, others beg Buhari over Peace Corps bill

CSO, youth group, others beg Buhari over Peace Corps bill

The Niger state chairman of the NYCN, Jibrin Abdullahi, said some of the youths were anxiously waiting for the opportunity to contribute to national building through the provision of peace related services by the corps.

CSO, youth group, others beg Buhari over Peace Corps bill
Buhari should be commended for rejecting Peace Corps bill - Analyst (opinion)

Buhari should be commended for rejecting Peace Corps bill - Analyst (opinion)

As far as the objectives of the Peace Corps are concerned it has been severally pointed out that they duplicate the functions of seven already existing organisations including the Nigeria Police Force and the NSCDC.

Buhari should be commended for rejecting Peace Corps bill - Analyst (opinion)
Peace Corps Bill: They are blocking opportunities instead of fulfilling their promise - Nigerian youths lament

Peace Corps Bill: They are blocking opportunities instead of fulfilling their promise - Nigerian youths lament

The recent rejection of President Buhari's rejection of the proposed PCN establishment bill created apprehension among thousands of Nigerian youths whose hope of being employed by the corps is now hanging in a balance.

Peace Corps Bill: They are blocking opportunities instead of fulfilling their promise - Nigerian youths lament
Pressure mounts on President Buhari to reconsider stance on Peace Corps bill

Pressure mounts on President Buhari to reconsider stance on Peace Corps bill

An international youth expert and former president of the Pan African Youth Union, Comrade Ben Duntoye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly reconsider and retract his position on the Nigeria Peace Corps bill.

Pressure mounts on President Buhari to reconsider stance on Peace Corps bill
Charly Boy breaks down in tears as police stops Peace Corps from occupying its headquarters (photos)

Charly Boy breaks down in tears as police stops Peace Corps from occupying its headquarters (photos)

Leader of the 'Our Mumu Don Do' movement, Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy, has berated the Nigeria Police Force for continuously laying siege on the premises of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) headquarters in Abuja.

Charly Boy breaks down in tears as police stops Peace Corps from occupying its headquarters (photos)
APC govt has borrowed $11trn in just 3 years while PDP only borrowed $6trn in 16 years - Melaye fires at ruling party

APC govt has borrowed $11trn in just 3 years while PDP only borrowed $6trn in 16 years - Melaye fires at ruling party

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye during the Senate plenary on Wednesday, March 7, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to review his position in withholding assent on the bill to establish Peace Corps of Nigeria.

APC govt has borrowed $11trn in just 3 years while PDP only borrowed $6trn in 16 years - Melaye fires at ruling party
Peace Corps bill: Lawmakers vow to drag police lawyer to court

Peace Corps bill: Lawmakers vow to drag police lawyer to court

Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 6, vowed to to sue Joseph Nwadike, legal officer serving with the Nigeria police. The officer has been accused of lying to the House committee while under oath.

Peace Corps bill: Lawmakers vow to drag police lawyer to court
Override presidential veto on Peace Corps bill - Forum urges National Assembly

Override presidential veto on Peace Corps bill - Forum urges National Assembly

The forum of Youths National Presidents of Ethnic Nationalities in Nasarawa state has called on the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari veto on Peace Corps bill for the purpose of reducing unemployment.

Override presidential veto on Peace Corps bill - Forum urges National Assembly
Tension brews as 173 Reps members sign to override Buhari's Peace Corps bill rejection

Tension brews as 173 Reps members sign to override Buhari's Peace Corps bill rejection

We are keeping our list close to our hearts and we will not like to make it public now. But what I can assure you is that, there is a group, we have gotten 173 followers as at today and we are ready to override his (president’s).

Tension brews as 173 Reps members sign to override Buhari's Peace Corps bill rejection
NASS to override President Buhari on Peace Corps bill

NASS to override President Buhari on Peace Corps bill

The federal lawmakers would take decisive action to override President Buhari’s rejection of the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, which they laboured to pass last year and transmitted to the presidency before the end of 21017.

NASS to override President Buhari on Peace Corps bill
We could have prevented Dapchigirls abduction - Peace Corps tell Buhari; urge president to sign bill

We could have prevented Dapchigirls abduction - Peace Corps tell Buhari; urge president to sign bill

The Peace Corps of Nigeria urged President Buhari to reconsider his position and assent to the Peace Corps Bill which was passed by the National Assembly, as it stated that it could have prevented the Dapchigirls abduction.

We could have prevented Dapchigirls abduction - Peace Corps tell Buhari; urge president to sign bill
Peace Corp commandants urge President Buhari to rescind decision to withhold assent on bill

Peace Corp commandants urge President Buhari to rescind decision to withhold assent on bill

The council of commandants and Board of Trustees of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reevaluate and reconsider his decision to withhold his assent to the Peace Corps bill.

Peace Corp commandants urge President Buhari to rescind decision to withhold assent on bill
Man fainted after hearing President buhari refused to sign Peace Corps bill (video)

Man fainted after hearing President buhari refused to sign Peace Corps bill (video)

A Peace Corps member allegedly collapsed on Tuesday, February 27, after learning that President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to sign the bill to recognize the Nigerian Peace Corps as a paramilitary agency in the country.

Man fainted after hearing President buhari refused to sign Peace Corps bill (video)
Nasarawa commandant begs Buhari to reconsider stand on Peace Corps Bill

Nasarawa commandant begs Buhari to reconsider stand on Peace Corps Bill

The Nasarawa state commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Bala Joshua, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stand on the rejected corps' bill. He said the bill will help reduce youth restiveness.

Nasarawa commandant begs Buhari to reconsider stand on Peace Corps Bill
Peace Corps bill still on transit, not dead - PDP senator insists

Peace Corps bill still on transit, not dead - PDP senator insists

The senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party, has expressed optimism that the Peace Corps bill will scale through despite its rejection by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Peace Corps bill still on transit, not dead - PDP senator insists
Peace Corps bill: House of Representatives vows to override Buhari's rejection

Peace Corps bill: House of Representatives vows to override Buhari's rejection

Some members of the House of the House of Representatives have reacted to Tuesday, February 27, rejection of the Peace Corps of Nigeria's bill by President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers said they would override the rejection.

Peace Corps bill: House of Representatives vows to override Buhari's rejection
FG hosts 3-day national workshop on peace-building and conflict resolution

FG hosts 3-day national workshop on peace-building and conflict resolution

Nigerian's minister of youths and sports development,Solomon Dalung, has charged Nigerian youths on the need to double their efforts on peace - building, saying, no meaningful development would happen in absence of peace.

FG hosts 3-day national workshop on peace-building and conflict resolution
Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill - facts you should know

Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill - facts you should know

☛ What Buhari said about Peace Corps of Nigeria? At last, The President signed the Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill. It has been more than a year since the bill was presented to the public! Take a look at how the bill became a law!

Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill - facts you should know
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