Tag: Amnesty International

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2018

The Late 5: NASS workers begin warning strike 2 days before Buhari presents budget; Atiku promises ministerial position for Nigerian under 30 | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. An OAU lecturer, Richard Akindele has been sentenced to 24 months in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2018

How Amnesty International has attempted to destabilise Nigeria – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International (AI) offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 2, 2018

The Late 5: Church building collapses, kills 11-year-old in Delta; I’m committed to free and fair elections – Buhari | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Tragedy struck on Sunday morning as an 11-year old boy was confirmed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2018

Obasanjo and Buhari’s ‘exchange’, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian troops of raping ‘rescued’ women and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 25, 2018

Here’s what the Nigerian Army should do, instead of denying the Amnesty International report

It is difficult to pick which statistics stand out in the overwhelming dark scorecard released by Amnesty International on the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2018

The Big 5: IGP directs SARS commander to sue Wike, Housewives abducted by Gunmen in Kaduna and other stories.

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Rivers ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 22, 2018

[The Activism Blog] #Dapchigirls: Amnesty International accuse nigerian security forces of complicity

The last has not been heard about the unfortunate abduction of 110 girls at federal government girls college Dapchi Yobe ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 1, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International indicts the federal government and the Nigerian military of complicity in the Fulani Herdsmen attacks

International human rights body Amnesty International on Monday, January 29, 2018 released a detailed statement on the ongoing violence by ...

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EditorDecember 14, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International orientates Nigerians ahead of Public Hearing for NGO Regulatory Bill.

Ahead of the proposed public hearing on the NGO Regulatory Bill submitted by the Honourable The NGO regulation Bill is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 13th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The relationship with my fans is genuine | Olamide ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

The Big 5: 32 SARS Operatives arrested, Amnesty International on the NGO Bill and, other stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector General of Police has ordered the arrest ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

Nigerians must stop the NGO Bill before the public hearing – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has asked Nigerians to rise against the proposed law to regulate activities of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), or ...

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EditorNovember 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why the FG must take a second look at Amnesty International’s accusation against Shell

At the moment, the table of the Federal Government is filled with lots of unanswered questions being asked by its ...

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EditorNovember 17, 2017

[The Activism Blog] 11 killed, 17 missing in mass evictions by Lagos Govt – Amnesty International

International human rights group, Amnesty International has released a detailed report on its findings into the unfortunate demolition and eviction ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Prosecute perpetrators of Plateau killings | Amnesty International tells FG

Amnesty International has asked the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of the recent killings in Plateau state. What ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International calls for fairness in mass trial for Boko Haram suspects

As the federal government begins the mass trial of Boko-Haram suspects, Amnesty International has expressed doubt about the dispensation of ...

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EditorOctober 3, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Cameroon security forces kill 17 protesters – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has claimed that seventeen protesters were killed by Cameroon security forces on Sunday, October 1, 2017.The protesters were ...

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AzeezSeptember 26, 2017

Amnesty International absent at FG panel on human rights violation

Amnesty International on Monday shunned the Presidential Panel of Investigation into the Armed Forces Compliance with Human Rights Obligations and Rules ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] #OperationPythonDance2: Amnesty International to investigate allegations against Army

As reactions continue to trail the ongoing Operation Python Dance II in the Southeast, Amnesty International has declared that it ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

The Late 5: Goodbye to recession, Trump dumps DACA, and other top stories

Hello, Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: Nigeria is officially out of recession, as ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Why the Military must not take Amnesty International’s report on B’Haram lightly

Human right organisation Amnesty International in a fresh report said about 381 civilians were killed by the dreaded Boko Haram ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

223 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks since April – Report

According to a statement on Tuesday by Amnesty International, at least 223 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International, CSOs demand release of Cameroonian journalist Ahmed Abba

The plight of Ahmed Abba, a Cameroonian journalist with Radio France Internationale sentenced to ten year imprisonment by the Cameroonian ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

‘Cameroon tortures, kills Boko Haram suspects in custody’

The rights group, Amnesty International said Thursday, dozens of Boko Haram suspects have died in Cameroon custody, with security forces ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

Extra judicial killings: Nigerian army releases report

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday release​d the report of a Special Board that probed alleged human rights abuse levelled against ...

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AzeezMay 7, 2017

FG should respect privacy of 82 released Chibok girls – Amnesty International

Amnesty International Nigeria has commended the Federal Government over the release of 82 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram. The ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 30, 2017

Opinion: Between Nigeria and Amnesty International

by Jideofor Adibe A group of protesters recently barricaded the Abuja office of Amnesty International (AI) and asked the international ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Stop the hate crimes against black African students in India – Amnesty International

by Dolapo Adelana Amnesty International India has called on authorities of Uttar Pradesh authorities to bring to justice those responsible ...

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AzeezMarch 28, 2017

NLC to collaborate with Amnesty International against violation of rights

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it would collaborate with Amnesty International to fight for the right of minority ...

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