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Amnesty International maintains impartial stance, ignores media allegations of human rights abuse

THE Director of Amnesty International, Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, has declared that the organisation is impartial, and not politically controlled by the Nigerian government. This was...

Amnesty International Nigeria: I have reconciled differences with Ojigho, says Tietie

A HUMAN Rights Lawyer and the Executive Director of Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER) said he had reconciled his differences with...

How Amnesty International turns blind eye to human rights abuses in Nigeria, bullies staff 

Following a report published by West Africa Weekly about the secret alliance between Amnesty International Nigeria (AIN) and the Department of State Services (DSS),...
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Lai Mohammed’s rejection of Lagos #EndSARS panel report not surprising – Amnesty International

THE Amnesty International (AI) has said it was not surprised by Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed's rejection of the report of the...

Security agencies kill 115 Nigerians in six months with arms funded by Nigerians –Amnesty International

AMNESTY International has said no fewer than 115 people have been killed by security operatives in the South-East part of Nigeria between January and...

Over 1,531 deaths caused by farmer-herder conflicts, insurgency in 2020 – Amnesty International

AMNESTY International claims that more than 1,531 people died in inter-communal violence mostly between herdsmen and farming communities, as well as in attacks by...
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Police invite Ondo community leaders to Abuja over alleged threat to herdsman

THE Special Tactical Squad of the Nigerian Police Force Intelligence Bureau (Police FIB)  have invited five leaders of Ifon community in Ose Local Government...

Detention of Sowore, others shows pattern of repression by Nigerian authorities -Amnesty International

THE Amnesty International (AI) says the detention of Omoyele Sowore and four other persons has demonstrated the continued pattern of repression by the Nigerian...

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Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

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Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

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