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John Campbell: Why US can’t help Nigeria fight insecurity

    John Campbell: Why US can’t help Nigeria fight insecurity

John Campbell says it is unlikely for Nigeria to get technical and financial support from the US in its war against terror until the country addresses alleged human rights abuses

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Buhari’s hostility to human rights

    Buhari’s hostility to human rights

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration appears more determined than ever to rely on repression as a means of responding to dissent and public criticism. Its record of failure to uphold human

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Security agencies ‘kill 18’ Nigerians during lockdown — more than COVID-19

    Security agencies ‘kill 18’ Nigerians during lockdown — more than COVID-19

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says Nigeria’s security agencies have killed 18 citizens since the lockdown regulations on the COVID-19 pandemic were enforced — more than the disease itself.

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VIDEO: I’m not aware of any ‘social media bill’ before n’assembly, says Lai

    VIDEO: I’m not aware of any ‘social media bill’ before n’assembly, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says he is not aware of the “Protection From Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019” before the national assembly. Referred to as “social media bill”,

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Amnesty: Soldiers raping women in IDP camps… thousands starving to death

  Amnesty: Soldiers raping women in IDP camps… thousands starving to death

Thousands of women and girls who survived Boko Haram violence in the north-east are being abused by the Nigerian security

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Buhari’s government seeking to foist a fascist regime’ – PDP petitions UN

  Buhari’s government seeking to foist a fascist regime’ – PDP petitions UN

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the United Nations over the “thoughtless abuse of human rights” being perpetrated by

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Falana: Melaye receiving little dose of the humiliation Nigerians get from police

  Falana: Melaye receiving little dose of the humiliation Nigerians get from police

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the treatment Dino Melaye, embattled Kogi senator, is receiving from the police is similar

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US punctures anti-graft war, says massive corruption evident under Buhari

  US punctures anti-graft war, says massive corruption evident under Buhari

The United States says corruption is being perpetrated as a result of the “failure” of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to

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Amnesty: Soldiers killed IPOB members who resisted arrest of Kanu

  Amnesty: Soldiers killed IPOB members who resisted arrest of Kanu

Amnesty International (AI), human rights organisation, has alleged that soldiers killed some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in

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Osinbajo sets up judicial panel to investigate human rights ‘abuses’ by military

  Osinbajo sets up judicial panel to investigate human rights ‘abuses’ by military

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has set up a seven-man judicial commission to investigate the allegations of human rights violations in

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