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An Enugu State High Court has restrained the Inspector General of Police, Assistant Zone 13, Commissioner of Police Enugu State and five others from further inviting, arresting and detaining the people of Amechi Awkunanaw and members of Obeagu Awkunanaw community in Enugu South local government of the state.
The invasive test, carried out to ascertain if the victim is sexually active, “is declared to be illegal and against the Constitution,” said an order issued by the Lahore High Court.
The Rivers Judicial Commission of Inquiry into policy brutality and violation of fundamental human rights by the Nigeria Police said it has commenced collection of memoranda.
The Ebonyi Judicial Panel of Inquiry into cases of police brutality, human rights violations or related extra-judicial killings, says it has so far received five petitions from the public.
The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has told officers of the service to avoid issues capable of tarnishing the image of the service.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rejected reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officer shot at #EndSARS protesters.
The head of a United Nations anti-extremism body has expressed “deep concern” over growing tensions over satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, urging “mutual respect” between people of different faiths and political views.
A lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has filed a N10bn fundamental rights suit against President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, and 10 others over last Tuesday night shootings at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos.
Barely 24 hours after presiding over a National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, which was followed by a national live broadcast, allowing the nationwide EndSARS protests, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with former Nigeria leaders, promising to improve governance through the democratic process and sustained engagement.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, inaugurated a judicial commission of inquiry to investigate human rights abuse in the state by the disbanded notorious police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
#EndSARS: What President Buhari told ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon, others about protesters – Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari has told former Nigerian leaders that #EndSARS protesters ‘gradually turned violent’ after the government conceded to their demands.
Nigeria’s Chidi Odinkalu has lost a fundamental rights case which his lawyers instituted against the Kaduna State Government at the Federal High Court.
Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN) has said that after 60 years of existence as a nation, Nigeria still grapples with the issue of social justice, equity, religious and inter-ethnic tolerance.
Human Rights Activist, Maxwell Opara, has dragged the Imo State Governor and the Attorney General of the State to Court over the provisions of sections 484 and 485 of the Imo State Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2020.
A Benin High Court on Monday admitted seven men who allegedly invaded the Edo House of Assembly complex on Aug. 6, to bail in the sum of N500,000 each.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has condemned the arrest of protesters affiliated with the #RevolutionNow movement in Abuja, Lagos, and Osun by operatives of various Nigerian security agencies.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Sept. 30 to hear a libel case filed by Global Integrity Crusade Network, (GICN) a Civil Society Organisation against Sahara Reporters and its Publisher, Omoyele Sowore.
Clerics in the State of Osun has commended the state Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, for identifying with the christian communities during Covid-19 surge.
The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has said there is need to address the issues that gave rise to the agitations by the Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
However, in a statement issued on Sunday by Osagie Obayuwana, its national president, CDHR noted that such orders will only have effect if forests are raided, as those who carry AK-47 rifles do not stay at bus-stops or in markets.
Pope Francis on Sunday met the father of Alan Kurdi, the boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach six years ago became an image of the suffering of Syrians trying to escape war.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side took the lead after 101 seconds when Gabriel Jesus fouled Anthony Martial on the edge of the area and Bruno Fernandes stepped up to squeeze home the early penalty.
A "very concerned" Thomas Tuchel suggested Chelsea could stop players leaving for international matches this month if they were required to quarantine on their return.
Troops in Kaduna State have killed Rufai Maikaji, a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters that terrorized communities in the state.
A schoolboy was killed during violent protests in Senegal at the weekend, officials said, bringing the death toll from days of violence in the country to five.
A Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday found Henry Asuquo guilty on a two-count charge of impersonation, cybercrime and fraud.
Akwa United goalkeeper Jean Efala has been named in Cameroon’s squad for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Cape Verde and Rwanda.