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ASUU strike: Heavily armed security agents take over Abuja streets, thwart NANS protest

SOLDIERS and other security agents were spotted all over Abuja on Wednesday ahead of the planned protest by the National Association of Nigerian Students...

Nigeria records over 200,000 Child Rights abuses complaints in one year

DOCUMENTS sourced by The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) show that there was a total of...

COVID-19, poverty worsening gender-based violence in Nigeria – SFH

THE Society for Family Health (SFH) has blamed economic downturns and biting effects of COVID-19 as major drivers of gender-based violence (GBV) in Nigeria. Addressing...
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Over a year after The ICIR report, FG launches register for missing persons

MORE than a year after the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) report, the federal government has finally launched a register to document missing...

NHRC to Police: Release Gloria Okolie unconditionally or take her to court

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to release Glory Okolie, the 22-year-old lady arrested and detained by...

Human rights abuses: New group debuts to defend Nigerians

A new group that seeks to promote human rights in Nigeria is set for launch. The group was midwived by citizens' advocacy organisation, Tap Initiative...
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#ENDSARS: Abuja panel approves N578m as compensation for victims of police brutality

THE independent panel investigating allegations of human rights violations by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)and other units of the Nigeria police has approved...

#ENDSARS: Police officers frustrate proceedings, refuse to appear before panels

SINCE the constitution of special judicial panels across 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to look into cases of police brutality, some...

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2023: NBA calls for free, fair elections

THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has warned against malpractices in the forthcoming general elections. NBA President Yakubu Maikyau gave the...

Offa robbery: I was tortured by Abba Kyari to implicate Saraki – Witness

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