• Amnesty International accuses Nigerian security forces of killing over 150 pro-Biafra supporters

    Amnesty International accuses Nigerian security forces of killing over 150 pro-Biafra supporters

    The recent report by the Amnesty International (AI) has revealed that Nigerian security forces led by the military killed no fewer than 150 pro-Biafra protesters in the South East.

    The group, in a press statement yesterday, based its figure on analysed 87 videos, 122 photographs and 146 eyewitness testimonies relating to demonstrations and others gathered between August 2015 and August this year.

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)  emerged in 2012 and campaigns for an independent Biafran state. Almost 50 years ago, […]

  • Amnesty International to investigate death in EFCC custody

    Amnesty International to investigate death in EFCC custody

    Global rights organisation, Amnesty International, has vowed to investigate the demise of Desmond Nunugwo who died in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on June 19, 2016.

    The interim Country Director, Amnesty International, Makmid Kamara, gave the assurance when members of Nunugwo’s family led by their lawyer, Mr. Paul Edeh, submitted a petition to the country office of the organisation in Abuja on Wednesday.

    The development comes barely two days after the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of […]