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SERAP to Buhari: Withdraw conditions on Twitter suspension pending ECOWAS court verdict

    SERAP to Buhari: Withdraw conditions on Twitter suspension pending ECOWAS court verdict

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the conditions imposed on the operations of Twitter in Nigeria. SERAP urged the government to withdraw

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ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N30m compensation to Agba Jalingo over torture

    ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N30m compensation to Agba Jalingo over torture

The ECOWAS court of justice in Abuja has ordered the federal government to pay N30 million to Agba Jalingo, publisher of CrossRiverWatch, as compensation for “ill-treating and torturing him” while

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FG to ECOWAS court: You lack jurisdiction to criminalise Twitter suspension

    FG to ECOWAS court: You lack jurisdiction to criminalise Twitter suspension

The federal government says the suspension of the operations of Twitter in Nigeria is not a right recognised under any treaty enforceable by the ECOWAS court.  The government said this

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Newspaper Headlines: ECOWAS court stops FG from prosecuting Twitter users

    Newspaper Headlines: ECOWAS court stops FG from prosecuting Twitter users

The ruling of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) court that the federal government cannot prosecute those using Twitter in the country and the setting up of a

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ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N53m for unlawful detention of German

  ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N53m for unlawful detention of German

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay over N53 million to Martin Gegenheimer, a German

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‘It’s illegal’ — Falana writes Cape Verde president over detained Venezuelan envoy

  ‘It’s illegal’ — Falana writes Cape Verde president over detained Venezuelan envoy

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and counsel to Alex Saab, special envoy of the Venezuelan government, says the continued detention

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EXTRA: ECOWAS court fines FG N50 for violating rights of FCT judge

  EXTRA: ECOWAS court fines FG N50 for violating rights of FCT judge

The ECOWAS community court of justice sitting in Abuja has awarded a N50 fine as nominal damage against the federal

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Group hails ECOWAS court over verdict on Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act

  Group hails ECOWAS court over verdict on Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act

The Center for Advancement of Civil Liberties and Development, also known as the Center for Liberty (CFL), says it is

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IPOB to FG: Defend yourself in court — not on the pages of newspapers

  IPOB to FG: Defend yourself in court — not on the pages of newspapers

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the federal government of seeking to frustrate the hearing of its fundamental

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ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N15m for ‘unlawfully’ arresting Dasuki

  ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N15m for ‘unlawfully’ arresting Dasuki

The court of the Economic Community of West African States‎ (ECOWAS) has ordered the federal government to pay N15m as

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