Amnesty International has come out to remind the Nigerian Government about the sad event which took place during the #EndSars Protest at the Lekki Tollgate, Lagos State in October, 2020.
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Amnesty asks about Dadiyata 611 days after disappearance Amnesty International Nigeria once again calls for inquiry into the disappearance of a staunch government critic, Abubakar Dadiyata Idris, 611 days after his disappearance.
See What Amnesty International Says About Nigerian Govt That Got People Talking (Check Details) The Amnesty International Nigeria has released a statement about the Nigerian government and the conflict between the herders and farmers. This information was shared on the twitter page of the twitter page of Amnesty International Nigeria @AmnestyNigeria few hours ago. According to the tweet, the Amnesty international Nigeria stated that the Nigerian government has displayed what can only be described as gross incompetence
Arewa Twitter expressed their anger and frustration over the deafening silence of human rights organisation, Amnesty International, on the Yoruba-Hausa clash in Oyo State. An undisclosed number of Hausa traders have been reportedly killed in Oyo State by angry youths. The properties worth millions of the Hausa community in the state was set ablaze. A video surfaced showing how travellers were blocked on the road and asked to speak Yoruba. Those who were unable to speak the language were allegedly killed. The
Nigeria Army through their offical Twitter handle tag a post made about them killing dozens of people in Oyigbo, Rivers State as a fake news. For the past few weeks an unrest has been constantly reporting in Oyigbo in Rivers State with the indigene of the community and Nigeria security personnels. There is a allegedly report that some miscreant in the community paraded themselves as IPOB members killed some security personnel and born down police stations. Due to this an allegedly reported suggested that Nigeria
Human rights advocacy group Amnesty International Nigeria has retold the sad and ugly story of how an innocent Nigerian Mr Modebayo Awosika was shot in the head and his car was set on fire by a police officer on 1 October 2008. According to the post made by Amnesty International Nigeria via its officially verified Twitter handle,an autopsy showed that Awosika had died of a gunshot injury and the police claimed that Modebayo Awosika's car hit the Police patrol vehicle. Amnesty International wrote, "On 1 October
According to a report by Amnesty International Nigeria, In 2013 a family disagreement took a man identified as Hassan Alfa and others to the police in Kano and SARS officials changed the case to robbery and tortured Hassan for days. He was unable to speak due to frequent torture and died a few days later. This is to show that we are a victim of police brutality, no matter the part we come from and unite to campaign against these injustices. Now the question is, how come some part of the country are supporting
Popular American singer, Rihanna has given her voice to the ongoing protest in Nigeria. Reacting to a post that was made by Amnesty International Nigeria, the American singer condemned the treatment of peaceful protesters, saying that it is the right of every human being to protest peacefully. She wrote: "Peaceful protest is a human right...END SARS." Her tweet drew the attention of many Nigerians who have been waiting to hear an important personality speak on the protest. Nigerians praised her for always speaking
Today, makes it 100 days since people were allegedly shot by the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Toll Gate, during the peak of the EndSARS protests, which was geared towards ending Police brutality. To mark 100 days, a group which is aimed towards ending human rights abuse, Amnesty International Nigeria, has been claiming that 12 persons were killed by the Nigerian military and the Federal Government covered up the criminals. They took to their official Twitter page to create the awareness that it has been 100 days
As we count few more hours to the planned peaceful protest at the Lekki Toll Gate on 13th February 2021 by some aggrieved persons over government's decision to reopen the Lekki Toll Gate for economic activities, Amnesty International Nigeria has had several tweets in the past few hours over the matter. In one of it several tweets via it official and verified twitter handle, the group has called on the Nigerian authorities to demonstrate commitment to protect the rights to peaceful protest. According to them,
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As the world is marking another Human Right Day, Amnesty International Nigeria page has taken us to history of one of the gross human right abuses perpetrated in a Nigerian state in 2018. Image Credits: Twitter Human rights abuses are prevalent in Nigeria but thanks to the world media for highlighting the plight of average Nigerians despite the lies of our Nigerian leaders and entourage of corrupt echo chamber politicians! Recall that in August 2018 Nigerian government unlawfully arrested 107 women - who were
No fewer than 20 persons have been killed by unknown gunmen, suspected to be bandits in Tun-gar, Kwana, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Amnesty International Nigeria confirmed the incident in a tweet on 22 of October, 2020. The tweet read : " Today, 20 people were slaughtered by gunmen last night at Tun-gar Kwana Talata Mafara LGA of Zamfara State were buried. Since the attack the village has been largely deserted" tweeted Amnesty International Nigeria. The residents of the village revealed
Amnesty International Nigeria has accused the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Police of killing at least 12 protesters and injuring several others at two different locations in Lagos State. These army and police brutalities took place at Lekki and Alausa, Lagos State, where peaceful protesters were killed and injured by the security operatives. Amnesty International claimed that evidence gathered from video clips , eyewitnesses and hospital reports confirmed their claims on Tuesday, October, 20, the Nigerian
Lekki Shootings: CNN just released full investigative report of the incident The country is yet to recover from aftermath of End Sars protest which resulted in the lost of lives and properties running into millions of naira. It what would have been a successful protest recently staged in Nigeria, turned blood and anarchy after hoodlums reportedly hijacked the movement. The "thugs and sponsored hoodlums" who attacked protesters, causing deaths and injuries, according to Amnesty International Nigeria. In
After Lai Mohammad Called For Social Media Regulation, See What Amnesty International Nigeria Posted
After Lai Mohammad Called For Social Media Regulation, See What Amnesty International Nigeria Posted Lai Mohammed who is the Nigeria's current Minister of Information and Culture, a Nigerian lawyer, and also a former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress had on so many accounts spoken on social media regulation so as to curb the circulation of fake news in the media. He has been speaking on this issue since 2019 and it was brought up again after the EndSARS movement. As he responded to
A certain teenager, named Saifullah, 17-year-old, was allegedly tortured to death by Police Operatives this Monday morning, as #ENDSARS protesters marched in their numbers for Protest. Amnesty International Nigeria, revealed this via it Official twitter handle, @AmnestyNigeria, saying that Saifullah was allegedly tortured to death by Police in Kano. Amnesty International said; “Protest is currently going on in Kano around Kofar Mata area, following the death of Saifullah – a 17-year-old in police custody
After Lai Mohammad Called For Social Media Regulation, See What Amnesty International Nigeria Posted
After Lai Mohammad Called For Social Media Regulation, See What Amnesty International Nigeria Posted Lai Mohammed who is the Nigeria's present Minister of Information and Culture, a Nigerian legal advisor, and furthermore a previous National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress had on endless records spoken via online media guideline in order to check the course of phony news in the media. He has been talking on this issue since 2019 and it was raised again after the EndSARS development.
As the ENDSARS protest continue, which as already lasted for eighth days on Thursday. The Nigerian army warn all the troublemakers trying to cause damage or destruction. The Nigerian army said "is ready to fully support the civil authority in whatever capacity to maintain law and order and deal with situation decisively". The Amnesty International Nigeria on the Twitter said "Nigerian security forces must immediately end the intimidation, harassment and attacks on peaceful protesters, after at least 10 people
The endSARS protest in Surulere Lagos, escalated to very chaotic scene ; as a stray bullet claimed the life of a man reported to be an onlooker. The young protesters still hit the streets to protest , despite the publicly made announcement of the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit Nationwide , earlier on Sunday. The endSARS protest has gained so much popularity and support across the country and a little beyond, as many young Nigerians at home (and in the diaspora) are now demanding for an executive
AIN request justice for UWA Omozuwa Amnesty International, Nigeria took to their tweeter page and post a young lady who dies due to the injuries she secured when she was raped. November 13, 2020, Amnesty International Nigeria post and I quote " Uwa Omozuwa: a 22 year-old was raped and injured in the head in a church, where she went to study on May 27 She died from the injuries three days later In the hospital She was laid to rest today When will Uwa het Justice? Tweeter users took the comment sections with