Police U-Turn on #BringBackOurGirls Protests


Less than 24 hours after the Abuja Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu, announced a ban on all rallies relating to the kidnapped Chibok girls, the Nigeria police has reversed the order, reports Premium Times.
  • Nigeria:  IG Overrules Mbu On #bringbackourgirls Protests

    Daily Independent, 3 June 2014

    The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has over-ruled the ban placed on the #Bringbackourgirls protests by the FCT Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu on Monday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Girls - Australia to Deploy Special Forces, IG Overrules Mbu

    This Day, 4 June 2014

    The Australian government has offered to deploy its Special Forces to help Nigeria rescue more than 200 schoolgirls who were abducted more than a month ago by the extremist Boko ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Girls - We Didn't Ban Rallies in Abuja - IG

    Vanguard, 4 June 2014

    ABUJA -- Barely 24 hours after the FCT Commissioner of Police, Mbu Joseph Mbu announced a ban on protests connected with efforts to secure the release of the more than 200 abducted ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Did Not Ban Peaceful Protests - Police

    Leadership, 3 June 2014

    The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters on Tuesday said it had not banned peaceful rallies or assemblies in any part of the country but had only issued advisory notice. read more »

  • Nigeria:  SERAP Condemns Ban On Protest Over Chibok Girls

    Vanguard, 4 June 2014

    Reactions have continued to trail the directive by the Police Commissioner of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mr. Joseph Mbu banning the 'bring back our girls' protest in the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Retract Ban On Protests for Kidnapped Girls

    Deutsche Welle, 3 June 2014

    A ban by police in Abuja of rallies in support of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls has been cancelled. Meanwhile, there is growing public criticism of the government for failing ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ban On Chibok Girls Protest - IGP Overrules CP Mbu

    Leadership, 4 June 2014

    The police have made a detour on the Monday ban placed on Abuja residents protesting the continued hostage of over 200 Chibok schoolgirls by the Boko Haram terrorists. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Group Sues Commissioner of Police, FCT, Over Ban On Protests, Rallies

    Daily Independent, 3 June 2014

    A group, Bring back our girls, under the auspices of Women for Peace and Justice, on Tuesday, sued the Commissioner of Police in FCT for banning all protests over the release of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Did Not Ban Peaceful Protests, Say Police

    Daily Independent, 3 June 2014

    The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters on Tuesday said it had not banned peaceful rallies or assemblies in any part of the country but had only issued advisory notice. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Make U-Turn on #BringBackOurGirls Protest

    Premium Times, 3 June 2014

    The Police High Command wishes to inform the general public that the Force has not issued any order banning peaceful assemblies/protests anywhere in Nigeria," Mr. Mba said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Deny Banning of Rallies

    CAJ News Agency, 3 June 2014

    Nigeria police has denied banning peaceful rallies in Abuja. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Protesters Plan to Challenge Abuja Ban in Court

    CAJ News Agency, 3 June 2014

    Members of the #BringBackOurGirls group are planning legal action to challenge the banning of all protests on the Chibok Girls in Abuja. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Human Rights Expert Opposes Abuja Protests Ban

    CAJ News Agency, 3 June 2014

    PROMINENT human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has condemned the purported order issued by the Commissioner of Police in Abuja, Joseph Mbu, banning all protests in respect of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  #BringBackOurGirls Protesters to Challenge Police Ban in Court

    Premium Times, 3 June 2014

    The protesters said that they will go to court on Tuesday to secure a restraining order against the police. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Ban All Protests in Abuja

    Premium Times, 2 June 2014

    The Commissioner of Police in Abuja, Joseph Mbu, on Monday announced a ban on all protests, in the Nigerian capital, to demand freedom for the over 250 schoolgirls kidnapped in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Girls - Mbu Bans #BringBackOurGirls Protests in Abuja

    Vanguard, 2 June 2014

    FCT Police Commissioner, Mbu Joseph Mbu, Monday announced that henceforth, all protests by groups seeking the release of the over 230 girls of the Government girls college, Chibok ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  CP MBU Bans #BringBackOurGirls Protest in Abuja

    Daily Independent, 2 June 2014

    The Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu, on Monday banned all protests over the 234 abducted Chibok school girls in the territory with immediate effect. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Schoolgirls: Why We Banned #BringBackOurGirls Protests in Abuja - Police

    Premium Times, 2 June 2014

    The Commissioner of Police in Abuja, Joseph Mbu, on Monday said protests demanding the rescue of over 250 girls kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State, pose a serious security threat. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Schoolgirls - Police Ban Protests, Redeploy DPOs

    Leadership, 2 June 2014

    The police on Monday banned protests over the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls in the Federal Capital Territory (FC). read more »

InFocus

#BringBackOurGirls protesters in Abuja.