Nigeria

Don’t Just Restore The Old Anthem, Bring Back Regi

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The Lead Bishop of Worldwide Anglican Church (WAC) in Nigeria, Rt. Rev. Seun Adeoye has urged the National Assembly to make laws that will return the country back to regional and parliamentary systems of government. The cleric who is also the General Overseer of Sufficient Grace and Truth Interna ...

Nigerian Journalist Madu Onuorah Arrested For Alleged Defamation, Released On Ba

Saturday, May 25, 2024
New York, May 24, 2024 mdash; Nigerian authorities should drop their investigation into journalist Madu Onuorah and cease arresting journalists in connection with their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. Armed police officers from Nigeria rsquo;s eastern Enugu and Ebonyi sta ...

Nigeria: Un Experts Call For The Release Of Yahaya Sharif-aminu

Friday, May 17, 2024
Five United Nations (UN) human rights experts have

Nigeria: Appeal Court Reduces Sentence For President Of The Nigerian Humanist As

Thursday, May 16, 2024
CSW welcomes the news that an appeal court in Kano State, Nigeria, has significantly reduced the sentence of imprisoned president of the Nigerian Humanist Association, Mubarak Bala, from 24 years to five. Mr Bala has been detained since 28 April 2020, when he was arrested at his home in Kaduna St ...

Police Investigate Nigeria’s Foundation For Investigative Journalism After Corru

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Abuja, April 16, 2024 mdash;Nigerian authorities should immediately drop their investigation into the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) and its founder, the award-winning undercover reporter, Fisayo Soyombo, and stop intimidating the chairperson of FIJ rsquo;s board of trustees, Bukky Sh ...

What Turmoil In ECOWAS Means For Nigeria And Regional Stability

Friday, March 29, 2024
Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger have left ECOWAS, the regional bloc that sanctioned them after military officers seized power in each. In this Q A, Crisis Group expert Nnamdi Obasi assesses the import of these events for West Africa rsquo;s security architecture and Nigeria rsquo;s influence ther ...

JAS vs. ISWAP: The War of the Boko Haram Splinters

Thursday, March 28, 2024
The two jihadist groups in north-eastern Nigeria have bruised each other badly in internecine fighting. But they are still a menace to civilians, both in Nigeria and in the other Lake Chad states. The governments cannot afford to shift their gaze from the militant danger.

Nigerian Police Detain, Assault Journalist Kasarahchi Aniagolu

Friday, March 8, 2024
Abuja, March 7, 2024 mdash;Nigerian authorities must investigate and hold accountable the police officers who detained and assaulted journalist Kasarahchi Aniagolu, and ensure journalists can work without fear that they will be attacked or harassed while reporting the news. Police officers detain ...

CPJ urges Nigerian Authorities To Investigate Attacks On Journalists Following C

Friday, February 23, 2024
Abuja, February 22, 2024 mdash;Nigerian authorities must comply with a federal high court judgment ordering the government to investigate and hold accountable those responsible for attacking journalists in Nigeria, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. In 2021, Nigerian local press ...

WFP To Review Its Local Food Procurement As Market Prices Skyrocket In Nigeria

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
ABUJA ndash; Amid rising inflation and high food prices exacerbated by market speculations, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced it is reviewing its local food procurement and will buy food in Nigeria only in stable market conditions. Last week, a WFP monitoring mission ...
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