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Nigerian govt to be sanctioned by UK for human rights abuses

Nigerian govt to be sanctioned by UK for human rights abuses

The UK Parliament has called on the British government to impose international sanctions against the Nigerian government over human rights violations by officials and security agencies against citizens during the EndSARS protests. The UK Parliament…

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US embassy in Nigeria imposes visa restrictions to safeguard its democracy and prevent electoral violence

US embassy in Nigeria imposes visa restrictions to safeguard its democracy and prevent electoral violence

Earlier this week, US Embassy in Nigeria announced travel restrictions on Nigerians who were associated with the electoral violence in the February and March 2019 state elections. The US government imposed visa restrictions on the culprits in…

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NLC vows to take action against government on lapse in labour rights in Nigeria

NLC vows to take action against government on lapse in labour rights in Nigeria

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has announced to initiate action against state governments and labour employers who are using the Covid-19 pandemic as an excuse to lay-off workers and also undermine their basic labour rights.…

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Nigeria: Police Kills More Than the Corona Virus

Nigeria: Police Kills More Than the Corona Virus

Security forces in Nigeria killed 18 people on Thursday, during the imposed confinement, while the victims of Corona Virus did not exceed 12 people. The National Human Rights Organization of Nigeria noted that severe restrictions…

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Nigeria, the plight of women in “baby factories”.

Nigeria, the plight of women in “baby factories”.

In late February, Nigerian police released around 20 children who were held in a “baby factory”. In these places, women are locked up and raped to give birth to children who are to be sold.…

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