Amnesty International reveals how Nigeria’s Military is unlawfully detaining children at rehabilitation centre for captured members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram.
By Suleiman Adamu An Amnesty International investigation has exposed sexual violence against children and women by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State, Nigeria. This was contained […]
In Nigeria, it appears the worrisome killings by herdsmen is a political weapon by some entrenched circles to coerce some sections of the country to play ball.
‘’The government has displayed what can only be described as gross incompetence and has failed in its duty to protect the lives of its population and end the intensifying conflict between herders and farmers. The authorities’ lethargy has allowed impunity to flourish and the killings to spread to many parts of the country, inflicting greater suffering on communities who already live in constant fear of the next attack’’. – Amnesty International
No fewer than 2,285 Nigerians including four foreign nationals are on death row at the end of 2017.
Nigerian community leaders demanded on Friday that the air force be prosecuted for alleged attacks on their villages in the northeasterly state of Adamawa, which they say killed 78 people.