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Four times foreign countries have shown concern over human rights abuse, insecurity under Buhari

MEMBERS of the United States Congress, the country's federal legislative body, last Monday, wrote to Nigeria to condemn the suppression of the freedom of...

HRW urges govt to ban use of shackles in mental health homes

THE Human Rights Watch (HRW) has charged the Nigerian government to issue a directive that will completely ban the chaining of patients in mental...

How Cameroon assaulted, abused and forcefully deported 100,000 Nigerian refugees

Human Rights Watch, an international rights organisation says Cameroonian soldiers assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian refugees fleeing from Boko Haram. In a report released on...
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Police  Constitutes Panel To Probe Sexual Abuse Allegations In Camps

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris has set up a special investigation panel to look into the alleged cases of sexual abuses and exploitation of Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, by government officials in charge of the various camps in the Northeast.

Borno Requests Undercover Agents To Tackle Sexual Abuse In Camps

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that he would approach the appropriate government agencies to request for undercover female policemen in order to unravel the allegations of sexual abuse by government officials working in the various Internally Displace Persons, IDP, camps in the state.

Nigerian Govt. Knew About Rape Cases in IDP Camps But Failed To Act

A report by the Human Rights Watch, HRW, indicating that Nigerian government officials and security agents have sexually exploited women and girls in the Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camps, has forced President Muhammadu Buhari to order a full investigation into the sexual abuse allegation.
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Government Not Protecting Displaced Persons From Abuses – Human Rights Watch

The Nigerian government is not doing enough to protect displaced women and girls from sexual abuse and exploitation from officials in charge of Internally Displaced Persons camps across the Northeast region of the country.

Insurgency: Nigerian Army Detains Scores Of Youths Without Trial

By Samuel Malik In spite of government’s efforts to ensure that security agents respect human rights, scores of youths are being detained by the military...


Twitter to launch verification update December 2

ELON Musk has revealed that Twitter will roll out new updates for its verification system on Friday, December 2. In...

Gender-Based Violence: NGO sensitises IDPs in Wassa Camp

A NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisation, Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative has sensitised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Wassa Camp in...

Pulitzer Center calls for reporting fellowship proposals

THE Pulitzer Center is accepting applications for the Global Health Inequities Fellowship and the Climate Science Fellowship. The Pulitzer Center raises...

Ripples Centre offers Data Journalism Masterclass

THE Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism (RCDIJ) is offering its Data Journalism Masterclass 2022, featuring climate/environment-focused solutions journalism. Journalists...

Veteran gospel musician Sammie Okposo is dead

VETERAN Nigerian gospel singer Sammie Okposo is dead. The Niger Delta-born music star reportedly died in the early hours...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

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AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

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Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

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