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Reps urge FG to secure release of Nigerians held illegally in foreign prisons

MEMBERS of the House of Representatives, on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to intervene and secure the release of Nigerians being held illegally in...

I was tortured with hot pressing iron for 23 days for not giving SARS N500,000, man tells Ekiti panel.

AYOTOMIWA Elegbeleye, a 30-year-old man on Thursday narrated before the Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry how the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), brutally...

Overcrowding in prisons risks becoming a public health catastrophe – AI warns African govts

AMNESTY International, a global advocacy group, has urged authorities in sub-Saharan Africa to protect prisoners from the risk of COVID-19 by unclogging prisons, warning...
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Human rights lawyer sentenced to prison for speaking to media in Egypt

ZYAD El-Elaimy, a human rights lawyer, former Member of Parliament and one of the leaders of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party was on Tuesday,...

VIDEO: I can get a person jailed and throw away the keys, labour minister Ngige brags 

MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, boasts that he has the power to get a person detained indefinitely in a videotape shared with...

UNDERCOVER: Bribery, Bail For Sale… Lagos Police Station Where Innocent Civilians Are Jailed And Criminals Are Recycled (1)

  Investigative journalist ‘FISAYO SOYOMBO spent two weeks in detention — five days in a Police cell and eight as an inmate in Ikoyi Prison...
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INVESTIGATION: The sad tale of Nigeria’s child prisoners

The Nigerian Prisons Service recently changed its name to the Nigerian Correctional Service; however, the name change has not taken away the reality of...

How Nigerian lawyer distorted six-year-old story of Olaide, innocent man jailed for 24 years, to deceive public

A NIGERIAN lawyer, Kingsley Ughe, is behind the viral distribution of the story about Olatunji Olaide, an innocent man who spent 24 years in wrongful...

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Shell suspends sale of Nigerian oil assets

SHELL has suspended its decision to divest its Nigerian onshore oil assets, choosing instead to comply with the outcome...

Insecurity: 289 killed in worship centres within 18 months across Nigeria

THE rate of attack on worship centres leading to death has again been brought to the fore with the...

Owo massacre: Report accuses FG of shielding herdsmen by blaming terrorists

THE Nigerian government deliberately blamed the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) for last month's terror attack on St....

Coda Story accepts candidates for Bruno reporting fellowships

CODA Story is accepting candidates for the Bruno Reporting Fellowships, sponsored by Martin Walker's Bruno Foundation.  The fellowship will provide US$5,000...

Buhari makes 12 foreign trips in six months, might exceed N1. 5bn budget

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently went to Lisbon, Portugal for a state visit, this has clocked his twelfth international trip...
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