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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it would examine claims in a BBC documentary that British soldiers might have committed war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption, violence, and killings during elections in Nigeria, most recently in Bayelsa and Kogi states, and the repeated failure of the Nigerian authorities to address the crimes amount to violence against Nigerians and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Monday his government was working toward bringing peace to war-torn Darfur as he met hundreds of victims of the conflict who demanded swift justice.
The Federal Government is cooperating with the International Criminal Court on the preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North-East, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to “immediately open an investigation into the allegations of international crimes committed by the government of former president Yahya Jammeh.”
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
The United States on Friday revoked its visa for Fatou Bensouda, after the top prosecutor at the International Criminal Court pressed on with it her probe of possible war crimes by American soldiers in Afghanistan.
The United States has revoked the entry visa of Fatou Bensouda, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in response to her inquiry into possible war crimes by US forces in Afghanistan, her office said.
Opposition parties in Zambia said Wednesday they would report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Monday issued seven days ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to begin investigation into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Nigerian army and police between 2014 and 2018.
President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Chile Eboe-Osuji, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is one of the most highly respected African statesmen.
Israel has announced it was putting on hold the demolition of a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank until further notice.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday it would “continue to do its work undeterred” a day after U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton threatened sanctions if the tribunal investigated U.S. activities in Afghanistan.
A few days after another Nigerian was killed in South Africa, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has put the total number of Nigerians so far killed in South Africa at 121 in one and half years.
Nigeria strikers, Paul Onuachu and Stephen Odey were on parade for their Belgian side Genk on Friday.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country.
Bordeaux manager Paulo Sousa says Samuel Kalu now has a better attitude towards training.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo could equal a goal record held by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard if he gets to score in his Old Trafford debut against his former club Watford on Sunday.
The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday inducted 1,000 newly employed secondary school teachers to boost education standards in the state.
Commission chairman Pierre Claver Ndayicariye told journalists on Friday that the remains of 6,032 victims, as well as thousands of bullets, were recovered. Clothes, glasses, and rosaries were used to identify some of the victims.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry for adopted Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye, with her adoptors, Halogen Company.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.