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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has named a 10-member judicial panel of inquiry into issues of brutality, human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings by the Police.
The Ekiti State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Akin Omole, says the government deployed soldiers to #EndSARS protest locations in the state to protect the youths demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
Authorities in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara state have offered two cows for each gun surrendered to halt bloody attacks by criminal gangs, including cattle rustlers.
A non-governmental and non-partisan organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Saturday, decried poor relocation of almajiri children, comatose health facilities, insecurity, and gender-based violence, of extrajudicial killings, intimidation, harassment, brutality and other forms of misconduct, and others.
Ethiopian security forces used extrajudicial killings, mass arrests and torture in efforts to suppress an armed group, the Oromo Liberation Army, in 2019, Amnesty International says.
The House of Representatives has condemned the spate of extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses especially by security operatives in the enforcement of the lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari and governors.
Lockdown: Senators Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu condemn alleged shooting, extra judicial killing of protesters
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have flayed the alleged shooting of a protester in Sapele, Delta state as well as extra judicial killings by security agents in some parts of the country in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Gambia on Sunday warned its ousted leader, Yahya Jammeh, not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea.
The chief executive officer of Uber has expressed regret after calling the gruesome killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "mistake" by Saudi Arabia's government and comparing it to a fatal self-driving crash involving one of the ride-hailing firm's cars.
Despite the proscription order, top members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Friday allied with the decision of daughter of their detained leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky that protest will continue until her parents are released.
Critics of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte have called for his prosecution after remarks in which he appeared to take responsibility for extrajudicial killings in the country.
The government of Nicaragua's embattled President Daniel Ortega has ordered the expulsion of a United Nations human rights team, rights groups have said.
The United States has imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units, accusing them of "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya and widespread human rights abuses.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Netherlands was a sign of reprimand for the spate of bloodletting, extra-judicial executions, illegal arrests, arbitrary detention, torture and reported disappearances in the country.
During plenary on Tuesday, Deputy Majority Leader, Bala Ibn Na’allah, said that “It is not acceptable for public funds to be used to deploy 30,000 policemen for the Ekiti election while the government could not moblise 10,000 policemen to stop the killings in Plateau and Zamfara states.
A court in Myanmar has charged two jailed Reuters news agency journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after six months of preliminary hearings.
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The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
No fewer than 800 youths on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the Imo State Government House for over two hours in the ongoing nationwide protest against police violation of human rights.
Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.
Odion Ighalo was included in is Manchester United squad for their UEFA Champions League game with Paris Saint-Germain.
Ademola Lookman is optimistic about Fulham’s chances of going great things in the premier league this season, despite their slow start.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer surprised Bruno Fernandes at a joint media conference by announcing he would captain Manchester United against PSG.