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ICC Concludes Preliminary Investigation Into Shiites Massacre, Moves To Prosecute Officials

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is moving gradually towards prosecution of Nigerian officials involved in the December 2015 massacre of members of Islamic Movements of...

Human Rights Activists Say No To Unveiling Of Rape Victims In...

When an alleged rapist is arraigned, the charges are read to the accused who either pleads guilty or not guilty. The prosecutor then calls...

Falana Urges Corporate Organisations To Set Up Human Rights Protection Units

Femi Falana, SAN Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist has called on corporate organizations to set up human rights protection units in their organizations...

Read Nnamdi Kanu’s Full Petition To African Commission On Peoples Rights 

Below is the unedited petition as was filed by Barrister Aloy Ejimakor, special counsel to Nnamdi Kanu on December 5, 2017. IN THE AFRICAN COMMISSION...

2nd Gani Fawehinmi Signature Prize/Award- An Address By Ikeazor Akaraiwe

NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON HUMAN RIGHTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 1 (3) (a) BYELAWS OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA) HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTE An address by...

Nigerian Human Rights Groups Sue National Assembly Over NGO Regulation Bill

Nigerian human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under the umbrella of the Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN) have sued the National Assembly to stop further...

Police Invitation: Omisore, Lawyers, Human Rights Activist Speak

The recent invitation of the former deputy governor of Osun State and Ex-Senator Iyiola Omisore, by Mr. Umege Uzochukwu, a deputy commissioner of Police...

Human Rights Lawyers Demand Prosecution Of Attorney-General, Interior Minister Over Maina...

A team of human rights lawyers under the aegis of Public Interest Defenders, PID, has demanded that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister...

Nigeria, Uganda To Partner To Promote Human Rights

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says it will partner with its Ugandan counterpart to boost monitoring, investigating and prosecution of human rights violations...

AI Names Ojigho, Human Rights Lawyer, As Its New Country Director...

Osai Ojigho, a human rights lawyer, has been named the director of Amnesty International (AI) in Nigeria. Colm Cuanachain, senior director of the office of...