• Compel Buhari to end harassment of #BringBackOurGirls group – SERAP tells UN

    Compel Buhari to end harassment of #BringBackOurGirls group – SERAP tells UN

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to Mr. Maina Kiai United Nations, Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association to draw his “attention to continuing harassment and intimidation of the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group by the Nigerian authorities, and the impermissible restrictions on the rights of members to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.”

    SERAP in the urgent appeal dated 9 September 2016 and signed by the organization’s senior staff counsel […]

  • 26 Ekiti House of Assembly members protest FG’s alleged harrassment of Fayose (photos)

    26 Ekiti House of Assembly members protest FG’s alleged harrassment of Fayose (photos)

    26 members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly today, at Okesa Junction, Ado Ekiti, protested federal government’s harassment of Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose as well as the intimidation of Members of the Assembly with FG witch-hunting apparatus.

    The members who came prepared for arrest with their traveling bags to the spot of the sit down protest vowed to remain at the spot for the whole day.

    They promised to support Governor Fayose with whatever it takes, including sacrificing their […]

  • Women from Yeghe, Rivers State protest harrassment and arrest of their paramount ruler by the Nigerian Army … photos

    Women from Yeghe, Rivers State protest harrassment and arrest of their paramount ruler by the Nigerian Army … photos

    A group of women from Yeghe Community gathered Wednesday, May 25, to protest the harrassment and arrest of their paramount ruler, HRH Barinadaa Gbaranee by soldiers.

    According to Thisday, soldiers from the 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, stationed in Bori, on Monday arrested the monarch (pictured) after his house vandalized.

    Yeghe Community, in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State has been a hot-bed of army operations since the army invaded the community in February in search […]