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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...


Army has arrested Owo church attackers – Chief of Defense Staff

THE Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Lucky Irabor on Tuesday said troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested gunmen...

Show organiser reveals why Kizz Daniel refused to perform in Tanzania after $60,000 payment

ORGANISER of the Summer Amplified Concert which flopped in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Stephen Uwa, has given his account...

Air Peace suspends Johannesburg flights from August 22

AIR PEACE has suspended flight operations from Nigeria to Johannesburg, effective August 22, 2022. In a statement signed by the...

NESG asks FG to cut leakages, reduce cost of governance

THE board of directors of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has directed the Federal Government to cut leakages...

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers offers scholarships

THE World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) is inviting applications for its Emerging Producers Bursary Program. The programme...
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