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Amnesty International, on Friday, alleged that the Nigerian military is deploying unlawful tactics, including the forcible displacement and detention of villagers in its purported fight against insurgency in the North-East.
Amnesty International says the “failure” of the Rivers state government to protect residents from violent gangs has led to the loss of many lives.
Amnesty International has condemned the murder of four aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents in northeastern Borno State.
Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.
Amnesty International Nigeria has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to make human rights a priority in his new term.
Civil society organisations and prominent Nigerians have condemned the killing of a Nigerian, Kolade Johnson, in Lagos and demanded prosecution of the police officers involved in the incident.
The Amnesty International (AI) has come under attack over its recent report that Nigeria’s security operatives engaged members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). who protested in Abuja not to restore public order, but to kill them.
The United States embassy in Nigeria said Thursday it was "concerned" and called for an investigation after supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric were killed in clashes with security forces.
The Amnesty International has blamed the military for the death of about 45 supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) ,over two days, as they held a peaceful religious procession around Abuja.
The United Nations (UN) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have in separate statements condemned the killing of one of the three aid workers abducted earlier this year by the Boko Haram in Borno State.
Federal government urged to release report of presidential panel on alleged military human rights...
Amnesty International says the delay of the federal government to make public a report by a presidential panel on the alleged excesses of the army is an affront on citizens who are victims.
Amnesty International has commended the Federal Government over the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, describing the ongoing trial as ”good progress for the justice sector”.
Amnesty International on Thursday accused Nigeria’s government of carrying out unlawful arrests and practising “enforced disappearance” — detention without trial — to suppress dissent.
Amnesty International (AI) has said insecurity is escalating in Zamfara State, with over 372 people killed since January 2018.
The Senate will investigate reports of alleged sexual abuse of women at Internally Displaced Persons Camps in the North East and other parts of the country.
Amnesty International (AI) says at least 1813 people have been murdered in attacks across 17 states since January 2018, more than double of those killed in 2017.
Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.
A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has pleaded with the Premier League club to cancel his contract when the season ends so that he can join Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent basis this summer.
World number two Rafael Nadal stepped up his bid for a third ATP Mexico Open title with an impressive display of serving and shotmaking to beat Serbian youngster Miomir Kecmanovic on Wednesday.
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has called for a legislation that will mandate government to pay contractors or suppliers for certificates generated or goods supplied within 90 days.
Nigeria strikers, Paul Onuachu and Stephen Odey were on parade for their Belgian side Genk on Friday.
As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida, is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has found a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, and his company, Destra Investment Ltd, guilty of illegally receiving public funds.