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Give Account of N30 Billion Storm Water Project, Benin Court Orders Edo State Govt

Give Account of N30 Billion Storm Water Project, Benin Court Orders Edo State Govt

Edo State government has been ordered by a Benin High Court to render account of its stewardship to a senior member of the Amnesty International, Patrick Eholor on the cost of the Benin Storm Water Project. Eholor, founder of One Love Foundation, had sometime last year, dragged the state government to court for its refusal

Nigerians Discredit Amnesty’s Report

Since Amnesty International accused the Nigerian Army of crimes against humanity and the subsequent submission of its finding to President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, 3 June 2015, the issue has continued to generate controversies among Nigerians. The latest is coming from a group of 100 legal experts and members of Nollywood at a press conference

Right Groups Demand Release of Nations Cup Protesters

A group of leading international human rights and transparency organizations has urged Equatorial Guinea to immediately and unconditionally release three men arrested two weeks ago. The men were said to have been arrested for peacefully protesting against the country’s hosting of Africa’s top soccer competition. Amnesty International, the Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de España, EG

Amnesty International Accuses Nigeria Military Of Negligence

Amnesty International said the Nigerian military leadership was warned of imminent Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno towns of Borno State but failed to take necessary steps to protect hundreds of civilians affected by the attack.   The organisation quoted a senior military source along with other evidences as sources of its information.  

Attack On Baga Deadliest Ever – Amnesty International

The recent massacre of civilians in Baga and surrounding towns by Boko Haram terrorists has been described as the deadliest since 2009 when the group began its attacks in north east Nigeria. Amnesty International made the statement today in a statement. Armed Boko Haram militants had launched a major attack on the town torching hundreds

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