• Rights group petitions UN over poor, unfair treatment of Super Falcons

    Rights group petitions UN over poor, unfair treatment of Super Falcons

    A human rights group, The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has petitioned the UN Working Group on the issues of discrimination against women in law and in practice, requesting the body to use its mandates and position to urgently request the Nigerian government and the Nigerian Football Federation to end the discriminatory and unfair treatment of the players of the Super Falcons of Nigeria who recently won the African Women Cup of Nation.

    The organization in its petition, urged the […]

  • Invasion, capture of judges are executive lawlessness – Rights group

    Invasion, capture of judges are executive lawlessness – Rights group

    According to reports, the Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, FHRACC, Warri, Delta State, on Sunday, criticized the “Gestapo-style” invasion of the homes and arrest of two Supreme Court and Federal High Court judges by the Department of State Services, DSS saying it was the “height of executive lawlessness.”

    The group in a statement by the national president, Alaowei Cleric Esq., said: “The arrest of the judges and the failed attempt to abduct a judge in Rivers state is an […]

  • Rights Group gives Fashola 7 days to visit all bad Federal roads in South East

    Rights Group gives Fashola 7 days to visit all bad Federal roads in South East

    A human rights group, Campaign for Democracy, CD, has called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on all the federal roads in the South East geo-political zone.

    CD therefore gave the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, seven days to visit all the federal roads in the South East zone to see for himself how deplorable they are, to justify the state of emergency to be declared on them.

    In a press statement issued to […]

  • Rights Group Demands Justice over Killings of Corps Member in Rivers Election

    Rights Group Demands Justice over Killings of Corps Member in Rivers Election

    An observer group in the recently held State and National Assembly elections in Rivers State, Beyond Boundaries Legacy Leadership Initiative (BBLLI) has written to the Ambassador of the United States in Nigeria, demanding for justice over the killing of a National Youth service Corper (NYSC) member during the election.

    The observer group is also seeking the intervention of the US government over the lives of security personnel that were lost during the election.

    In the letter dated ‎March 29, 2016, signed by […]