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The ruling military and leaders of the protest in Sudan must seal on Saturday a historic agreement paving the way for a transfer of power to civilians, which the population hopes will bring them more freedom and a better life.
Eddie Hearn, Anthony Joshua’s promoter, on Monday defended a decision to stage the Briton’s heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia.
The embattled human rights organization, Amnesty International, AI, at the weekend, reminded President Muhammadu Buhari, and others of protecting their human rights from being abused when they were victimized and oppressed some years ago under military regime.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all member and observer states of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, urging them to “urgently convene a special session on Nigeria over arbitrary arrests and repression by officers of the Nigeria Police Force and other security forces of ‘RevolutionNow’ protesters, organizers, activists, and journalists who covered the protests on Monday across the country.”
Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”
Zimbabwe's government came under fire on Thursday for failing to bring to justice soldiers who killed six people and injured dozens in post-election protests a year ago.
About 130 detainees have been on a mass hunger strike for more than six weeks in a high-security prison in Egypt, rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
The Amnesty International has condemned the Nigerian government’s proscription of the Shiite movement in Nigeria as a suppression of freedom of religion and association.
The Nigerian authorities must urgently investigate the recent catastrophic pipeline explosion in Komkom community in Oyigbo, Rivers State and take urgent step to stop further tragedies said Amnesty International.
Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
The Nigeria Incentives Based Risk Sharing System (NIRSAL) in Jigawa, has pledged its continued support to farmers in the state.
Adamu put forward that the Buhari administration has nothing good in stock for Nigerians, having, in his words, brought in “fantastically corrupt” politicians as ministers whose character and track records are a reflection of the president’s person, having promised to bring in people that are best known to him and represents his ideals.
The two-day Presidential Retreat hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari came to an end on Tuesday, with a charge from the President to the ministers-designate to give their best to the task of delivering a more prosperous country for all Nigerians
A Nigerian, identified as Dibia Obinna has been deported by Kenyan authorities, after police accused him of being a drug and human trafficker.
Greece has vowed to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organisation.