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Amnesty International: ‘It Must Not Be Nigeria’

By Ejike Njoku Initially, I was extremely reluctant to subscribe to the argument that Amnesty International (AI) the global human rights watchdogs might be doing a hatchet job on Nigeria in a disguised fashion. Often, when I read AI’s bickering with the Nigeria Police, Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and lately,

Non state actors keep endangering lives of Nigerians — CISS

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Centre for International and Strategy Studies (CISS) has accused Amnesty International (AI) of endangering lives and destabilising the peace of the nation through what it describes as its "politically-motivated propaganda." The centre  said this in a public presentation of its report signed by Ahmed S. Danfulani, Chancellor CISS

Issue cease notice to Amnesty International, ex-CP tells FG

A retired Commissioner of Police, Public Complaints Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has advised the Federal Government to issue a cease and desist notice to Amnesty International (AI). In a statement made public on Wednesday, Tsav believes the London-based group's legend that AI supports Niger Delta militants, Indigenous People of Biafra

‘Amnesty International’s Strange Mission in Nigeria’

By Karen Goulding “All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe

Human Rights: Amnesty International ‘studying’ Army’s allegations against NGOs funding Boko Haram

•Urges Buhari's administration to end  Rights violations, abuses Senator Iroegbu The Amnesty International has said that it is still investigating the latest allegations by the Nigerian Army that some humanitarian aid and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are funding Boko Haram terrorist activities in Nigeria's Northeast region. This was disclosed on Friday by the

Amnesty International unveils eight-point human rights agenda for Nigeria, Buhari

Senator Iroegbu The Amnesty International (AI) has unveiled an eight-point Human Rights Agenda for Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari's second term administration. The global rights watchdog in a report made available on Friday and obtained by Global Sentinel documented many and various forms of human rights violations, the victims of which continue

Amnesty asks ICC to investigate possible war crimes in Libya

Godsgift Onyedinefu Amnesty International (AI) has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate possible war crimes in Libya. “As the battle for Tripoli unfolds, the warring parties have displayed a shameful disregard for civilian safety and international humanitarian law by carrying out indiscriminate attacks on residential neighbourhoods,’’ Magdalena Mughrabi, deputy