Posts Tagged ‘Amnesty International’

Amnesty International Calls For Release Of Arrested CNG Leader, Who Organized Katsina Protest Against Buhari

by Seun Adeuyion June 18, 2020
Amnesty International in Nigeria is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Nastura Ashir Sharif, a leader of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG); “who has done nothing more than speaking up in defence of people’s right to life and calling for an end to the rising insecurity across northern Nigeria.” Recall that the […]

Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Government of Encouraging Killer Herdsmen

by Breaking Timeson June 28, 2018
Rights group, Amnesty International, says the failure of Nigerian government to hold murderers to account is encouraging them and fueling rising insecurity across the country. The group made the observation on Thursday through a statement signed by its media officer, Isa Sanusi. It said independently verified estimated figures showed at least 1813 people have been […]

What Does Amnesty International Want From The Nigerian Military

by Breaking Timeson April 15, 2018
[dropcap style=”square” color=”#1e73be”]A[/dropcap]ccording to Sir Winston Churchill “Do your worst and we will do our best “ The Nigerian Army had never had a good public image for several years until the present COAS, Lt Gen TY Buratai, took the mantle of leadership and the strong hold of Boko Haram at Sambisa forest ((camp zero) in Borno […]
Amnesty International, Boko Haram, Defence Headquarters

Amnesty International Undermining Fight Against Boko Haram – Defence Headquarters

by Breaking Timeson March 21, 2018
The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has accused Amnesty International (AI) of undermining efforts at ending the ongoing counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism war in the North-East. In its reaction to claims by AI, that the military received phone calls hours before the attack on Government Girls’ Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, the DHQ challenged the […]

OIL SPILLS | Amnesty International Accuses Shell, Eni Of Negligence

by Breaking Timeson March 16, 2018
Amnesty International announced yesterday that its ground-breaking research project has exposed evidence of serious negligence by oil giants, Shell and Eni, as their irresponsible approach to oil spills in the Niger Delta is exacerbating an environmental crisis. Through the Decoders network, an innovative platform developed by Amnesty International to crowd source human rights research, the […]
Amnesty International, Boko Haram, Defence Headquarters

Amnesty International asks for a Judicial inquiry into IPOB Killings

by Breaking Timeson August 13, 2017
Global human rights group, Amnesty International (AI) has asked Nigeria to set up a judicial inquiry into the unlawful killing of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) last year by security agents. Responding to reports that the Governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, has apologized over the Remembrance Day killings of IPOB activists […]