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February, 2020

  • 14 February

    Amnesty Int’l Supporting Terrorism In Nigeria, Insists DHQ

    The Defence Headquarters, on Friday, said it has identified another false report by Amnesty International (AI), in what it called a campaign of calumny, targeting the Nigerian military and deliberately supporting the callous acts of terrorism perpetuated by Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP). Read …

November, 2019

October, 2019

  • 13 October

    119 Nigerians On Death Row In Malaysia —Amnesty International

    Amnesty International says 119 Nigerians are among a total of 1,281 persons sentenced to death in Malaysia. The figure is contained in Amnesty’s report titled, Fatally flawed: Why Malaysia must abolish the death penalty.”   Read Also:Lagos Govt Declares State Of Emergency On Roads It said the 1, 281 death …

September, 2019

August, 2019

  • 9 August

    Gun Violence: Amnesty International Cautions Nigerians, Others In America

    Amnesty International has urged Nigerians and other foreigners travelling to the United States of America to be conscious of their movements due to the incessant cases of gun violence and mass shootings. The global rights group said persons travelling to the US should exercise caution and have an emergency contingency plan, …

  • 6 August

    Three Shi’ite Members Die In Police Custody – Amnesty International

    Amnesty International has called for an investigation into the death of three members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who allegedly died of gunshots wound in police custody. Some IMN members were arrested in July during a protest in Abuja while calling for the release of their leader Sheikh …

  • 4 August

    Release Sowore Immediately, Amnesty International Tells FG

    Amnesty International has urged the Federal Government to release the former African Action Congress Presidential Candidate, Omoyele Sowore or charge him with immediate effect. Operatives of the Department of State Services had stormed Sowore’s Lagos home in the early hours of Saturday and arrested him. Observers believe his arrest was …

  • 2 August

    Protesters Ask Amnesty International To Leave Nigeria

    Some protesters have stormed the office of Amnesty International in Abuja, demanding that they vacate the country.  The protesters, who accused the organisation of destabilising Nigeria, arrived the Maitama office of the international human rights organisation with various placards.  They also accused AI of being sponsored by the opposition, claiming …

June, 2019

  • 1 June

    Amnesty International Wants Death Penalty Abolished In Nigeria

    Global rights group, Amnesty International has launched an eight point human rights agenda, asking the Federal and State Governments to urgently implement recommendations from previous reports about human rights violations in Nigeria. Amnesty International also asked for an abolition of death sentence and as well an end to torture as …

April, 2019

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