Fed Govt must end impunity, says Amnesty
29 Jun
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

Fed Govt must end impunity, says Amnesty »

Amnesty International has said the Federal Government can end impunity by investigating and dealing with all cases of human rights abuses.

AI, in Read more...

OUTRAGE OVER ANTI-RAPE BILL
22 Jun
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

OUTRAGE OVER ANTI-RAPE BILL »

The Sexual Offences Bill (otherwise known as the anti-rape bill) recently passed by the last National Assembly has been criticised for reducing the Read more...

Lagos CJ frees 21 Kirikiri inmates
18 Jun
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

Lagos CJ frees 21 Kirikiri inmates »

LAGOS STATE Chief Judge Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade yesterday freed 21 awaiting trial inmates at Kirikiri Medium Prisons.

She freed them in exercise of Read more...

Borno lawyers tackle Nigeria Army over curfew
20 May
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

Borno lawyers tackle Nigeria Army over curfew »

The Nigeria Bar Association in Borno State has accused the authorities of the 7 Division Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, of flagrant abuse of the Read more...

Condemned soldiers: Lawyer appeals to Jonathan, COAS
11 May
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

Condemned soldiers: Lawyer appeals to Jonathan, COAS »

The Counsel for 12 soldiers condemned to death by a General Military Court Martial for alleged mutiny, Enokela Onyilo-Uloko, has cried out to Read more...

Falana petitions African Commission over unlawful arrest of Zambian activist
5 May
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

Falana petitions African Commission over unlawful arrest of Zambian activist »

Following the arrest and prosecution of an anti-corruption activist, Mutembo Nchito, by the Zambian government, Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has appealed to Read more...

Rights group berates Nigerian Army for unlawful detention of police officers
27 Apr
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

Rights group berates Nigerian Army for unlawful detention of police officers »

A rights group, Committee for Democracy and Rights of the People, CDRP, has described as “unlawful, unwarranted and totally unacceptable” the Read more...

SERAP asks Jonathan to drag South Africa to African Commission over attacks on Nigerians.
21 Apr
2015
Written by Femi Erinle

SERAP asks Jonathan to drag South Africa to African Commission over attacks on Nigerians. »

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the government of President Goodluck Jonathan to “urgently take legal action against the South Read more...

Inmates: Abandoned By Courts, Abused By Government
15 Apr
2015
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Inmates: Abandoned By Courts, Abused By Government »

Prisons facilities are generally meant for convicted persons, but the opposite is the case in Nigeria as the population of ‘illegal residents’ popularly Read more...

Today in History: First American anti-slavery society organized
14 Apr
2015
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Today in History: First American anti-slavery society organized »

First American anti-slavery society organized

On April 14, 1775, Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush of Philadelphia helped organize the first American society for Read more...

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