Saturday, March 6, 2021


Amnesty International

Nigerian Military dismisses Amnesty Int’l report on alleged illegal detention, torture on civilians

The Defence Headquarters has kicked against the recent report by the Amnesty International entitled: “RE – “MY HEART IS IN PAIN” in which it alleged unprofessional conduct by the troop operating in the Boko Haram-ravaged Northeast.

#EndSARS: IGP counters Amnesty Int’l, says ‘we lost 22 men, 205 stations, formations’

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has countered a report by the Amnesty International that policemen deployed excessive force against #EndSARS protesters.

Lekki: Amnesty Int’l accuses Nigerian govt of attempts to cover up shootings

Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of making moves to cover up the Lekki Toll Gate shootings.

Amnesty: Nigerian govt ‘repeatedly fails’ to address SARS brutality

The Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian government of repeated failure to tackle the alleged impunity enjoyed by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force.

Amnesty Int’l says bandits killed 1,126 Nigerians in 6 months

An international human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, AI, has released a new report, claiming that armed bandits have killed no fewer than 1.100 villagers during attacks between January and June this year.

Amnesty Int’l uncovers 82 cases of torture, extra-judicial killings by SARS operatives

Amnesty International has accused the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force of carrying out 82 cases of torture, extra-judicial executions of suspects within three years.

Amnesty Int’l accuses Nigerian military of unlawful detention, torture of children

Global rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian Military of unlawful detention and torture of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism.

Amnesty faults Sanusi’s banishment, says restriction violates human rights

Amnesty International has faulted the treatment meted on the recently deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, calling on the Nigerian authorities to respect Mr Sanusi’s fundamental human rights.

Nigerian police, military, SSS arbitrarily harassing, arresting journalists, bloggers – Amnesty Int’l

Journalists, bloggers and activists in Nigeria are increasingly harassed, intimidated, sometimes physically assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by Nigerian authorities simply for doing their job or expressing dissenting opinions, Amnesty International said on Monday.

Kano rerun: Investigate alleged cases of political thuggery, Amnesty Int’l urges Nigerian govt

Amnesty International has urged Federal Government to investigate alleged cases of political thuggery and violence on journalists and electorate during the supplementary election conducted in Kano State.

Women who survived Boko Haram still face abuse, neglect – Amnesty

The Nigerian authorities are continuing to fail thousands of women who fled Boko Haram controlled areas, almost a year after an Amnesty International investigation revealed patterns of abuse by the security forces, the organization said on International Women’s Day.

Miyetti Allah urges Nigerians to reject Atiku

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Fulani Socio-Cultural Association has urged Nigerians to reject Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at February 16 polls.

Buhari Media Organisation dismisses Amnesty‘s report on killings as mischievous

The group says the report is tilted to make it look like the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari did little or nothing to stem the tide of violence.

Presidency expresses reservation over Amnesty International’s report on Nigeria

The Federal Government has expressed reservation on the role that Amnesty International is playing in the war against terror in Nigeria. The Senior Special Assistant...

Nigerian Army wants Amnesty International offices closed

The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working hard to destabilise the country.

3,641 Nigerians killed in herdsmen crisis in 3 years – Amnesty report

Amnesty International researchers uncovered a pattern of appalling killings by both farmers and herders across Adamawa, Benue, Taraba, Kaduna and Plateau.

Amnesty blames Nigerian security forces for killing of 45 Shi’a protesters

An investigation by Amnesty International shows that the horrific use of excessive force by soldiers and police led to the killing of at least...

JUST IN: Amnesty volunteers protest at Saudi Embassy in Abuja, seek justice for Khashoggi

The Amnesty International supporters and volunteers from all parts of Nigeria on Friday staged a demonstration to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Maitama...

600 Shiites still missing under your nose, Amnesty Int’l reminds Buhari

Amnesty International has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to clarify the fate of hundreds of Shia activists taken into custody through “unlawful arrests”...

Zamfara banditry: 371 people killed, govt doing little as villagers still live in constant fear – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International, on Tuesday, said that more than 371 people have been killed in the on-going banditry in Zamfara state since January.

Nigerian govt succumbs to pressure, to adopt Amnesty Int’l report on human rights abuse

The Federal Government says it has never been on the defensive in its response to Amnesty International’s, AI, report on human rights in the...

Rape allegations: Amnesty int’l dares Nigerian military, says ‘threat, intimidation won’t deter us’

Amnesty International has called the bluff of the Nigerian military, saying that no amount of threats, intimidation and smears campaigns would deter them from carrying out their humanitarian duties of documenting the human rights violations in the North-eastern part of the country.

Borno IDPs, others deny AI’s report on alleged human rights violation

Some Borno Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against...

Nigerian Military reacts to yet-to-be-released Amnesty Intl’s report

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the yet-to-be-released report purportedly indicts Nigerian troops and Civilian JTF of routinely detaining, raping, starving and killing women as well as minors in the North-eastern part of the country

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