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Civil Societies in Cross River Call for Arrest and Prosecution of Killers of Woman Accused of Witchcraft

CROSS RIVER, Nigeria — Civil Societies Organisations, CSOs, in Cross River State have raised their voices against a horrific act of violence and called...

Tragic Killing of Elderly Woman for Alleged Witchcraft Calls for Urgent Reformation in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - The brutal murder of Mrs Martina, an elderly woman from Old Netim in Cross River State, has ignited a nationwide outcry...

Ghana’s Parliament Speaker Rejects All Legalisation on LGBTQ Rights

TAMALE, Ghana - Alban Bagbin, the speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament, has on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, vehemently expressed his opposition to the legalisation...

Wave of Islamist Violence: ‘Farewell Gifts’ to General Buhari Results in 700 Christian Deaths in May

ONITSHA, Nigeria — A farewell gift of the most gruesome sort was delivered in May 2023, as Nigeria bid farewell to a group of...

A Bloody Legacy: Evaluating the Buhari Administration as Nigeria’s Most Atrocious Civilian Government

ONITSHA, Nigeria - A dramatic exit marks the end of what is widely regarded as Nigeria's most atrocious civilian administration, spanning eight turbulent years...

Concerns Over Freedom as Kano State Enacts Law to Regulate Religious Preaching

KANO, Nigeria — In a sweeping attempt to curb religious strife and promote harmony, the Kano State Government has enacted a new law to...

Lagos Descending into Dangerous Genocidal Enclave, As Violence Against Non-Yorubas Continue

ONITSHA, Nigeria - The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) condemns the ongoing, systematic attacks on defenceless Easterners in Lagos...

Unlawful Arrest: UNIBEN Professor Drags Edo Police Commissioner To Human Rights Commission

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA - Ishaq Osagie-Eweka, a lecturer at the University of Benin, has dragged the Commissioner of Police, Adamu Dankwara, before the National...

Nnamdi Kanu: South East Youth Leaders Decry Extra-judicial Killing of Unarmed Protesters In Abia

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has accused officers of the Nigerian Army of killing unarmed Igbo protesters in Aba, Abia State. According...

Intersociety Receives Death Threats Amid Investigation of Election Rigging in Nigeria

ONITSHA, NIGERIA - The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has reported receiving death threats from agents of professors and...

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