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#EndSARS: SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On Protesters

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an Urgent Appeal to Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, urging her to use her “leadership position to apply the Commonwealth Charter to hold Nigerian authorities to account for widespread and persistent attacks on peaceful protesters, reports of human rights violations and abuses, … Continue reading #EndSARS: SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On Protesters

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#EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

  A young Nigerian, Jimoh Isiaq was shot in Ogbomosho during an #EndSars protest on Saturday and later died from the resulting injuries, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed. The Governor also said seven others sustained injuries during the protest and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. Eyewitnesses said Isiaq was standing … Continue reading #EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

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NSA, Niger Delta Amnesty Interim Administrator Dikio Meet With Buhari

  The National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno and the new Interim Administrator of the Presidential Niger Delta Amnesty Programme Col Milland Dixon Dikio (Rtd) on Friday meet with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Mr. Dikio is seeking to return the program to its original mandate of ensuring security and development in … Continue reading NSA, Niger Delta Amnesty Interim Administrator Dikio Meet With Buhari

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FULL SPEECH: Buhari Presents Proposed 2021 Budget Of N13tn To NASS

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presented the proposed 2021 Budget of N13 trillion to the National Assembly. According to the President, the budget termed Budget Of Economic Recovery and Resilience will address key economic issues as the country tries to recover from the impact of the coronavirus and the oil price drop. He … Continue reading FULL SPEECH: Buhari Presents Proposed 2021 Budget Of N13tn To NASS

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Amnesty Suspends India Work Due To Govt ‘Witch Hunt’

  Amnesty International said Tuesday it has suspended its Indian operations after its bank accounts were frozen in what it called a government “witch-hunt” against rights groups. Non-governmental organisations have long alleged they face harassment from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist administration for highlighting rights abuses, including in restive Indian-administered Kashmir. Amnesty said that … Continue reading Amnesty Suspends India Work Due To Govt ‘Witch Hunt’

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Cameroon Soldiers Jailed 10 Years For Murder Of Four Civilians

  Four Cameroonian soldiers were sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison for the execution-style killings of two women and their children in a region where the army is fighting jihadists. A fifth soldier received a two-year sentence. A video was broadcast on social media in July 2018 showing soldiers shooting two kneeling, blindfolded … Continue reading Cameroon Soldiers Jailed 10 Years For Murder Of Four Civilians

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Gana’s Death: Ortom Asks Military To Release 40 Suspects, Confiscated Official Vehicles

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has asked the military to release about 40 other militias said to be in custody. Briefing journalists after a five-hour security meeting at the Government House Makurdi on Friday, Governor Ortom also called for the release of some official vehicles purportedly confiscated by the military authorities. The governor explained … Continue reading Gana’s Death: Ortom Asks Military To Release 40 Suspects, Confiscated Official Vehicles

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