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Controversy has been stirred by an alarm raised by one Chief Emmanuel Anyina, alleging that his son, Amos Amadi, disappeared after he honoured an invitation by the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman of the Community, Chikwere Ogbuogor, the ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee, OSPAC, Vigilante Commander, Alexander Omezuruike, to denounce cultism.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
Amnesty International sends message to President Buhari as DSS releases Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare
Amnesty International has reacted to the release of of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow Movement from custody by the Department of State Services, DSS.
A Moroccan court on Monday sentenced rapper Mohamed Mounir, known as Gnawi, to one year in jail for insulting police on social media, in what Amnesty condemned as "a disgraceful verdict".
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has pledged "no impunity" for security forces that he said used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters during weeks of violent riots over economic policies and social injustice that have left more than 20 dead.
Saudi Arabia’s state security agency says a social media post on one of its accounts that categorised feminism as extremism was a mistake.
At least 70 people have been killed in Guinea during protests ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
Human rights groups have urged Cambodia to confirm the whereabouts of a Turkish-Mexican national who, his wife said, had been arrested by police in Phnom Penh, allegedly at the request of the Turkish authorities.
The MP’s also say they would grant amnesty to those still in detention since the post-electoral violence in May. This they say will help to resolve the current political crisis in the West African nation.
The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
Amnesty International has again asked the International Criminal Court to open investigations into alleged atrocities committed by the Nigerian security forces and Boko Haram in North East.
The Amnesty International has launched a report chronicling attacks on the press in Nigeria since 2015.
At least 119 Nigerians are on death row in Malaysia over drug-related offences according to Amnesty International.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says foreigners in the country are turning up en mass for registration in line with the six months amnesty granted to them by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday, presented a budget of N178.1 billion for 2020 to the state House of Assembly.
The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has denied reports that he was placed under house arrest in Edo.
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says customers in parts of Central Area, Abuja will experience power interruption on December 14 and 15 due to maintenance of its facility. .
Sunshine Stars head coach Kabiru Dogo may dump the Akure club in the coming days, revealed a source close to the gaffer.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen missed a late penalty but it was not enough to prevent Lille from beating visiting Montpellier 2-1 On the French Ligue 1 on Friday night.
Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says as a sovereign nation, Nigeria is not be bothered about the reports from the United States, United Kingdom and European Union as regards abuse of human rights issues.
The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), says it has selected five lifters to represent the country at the 6th International Qatar Weightlifting Cup slated for December 19 to 24 in Doha.
Manchester United star Marcus Rashford reportedly made contact in the past with Barcelona despite his obvious loyalties to his boyhood club.
Apple Inc’s iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35% in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish, brokerage Credit Suisse said on Thursday.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has described the death of renown evangelist Reinhard Bonnke as a big blow to christendom and the entire world.