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  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Nigeria: Disturbing Intolerance of Dissent

    Nigeria:  Disturbing Intolerance of Dissent

    (Abuja) – Growing concerns about intolerance of dissent and a heavy-handed response to protests dominated Nigeria’s human rights landscape in 2016, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2017. Government rhetoric about securi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Nigeria
    The euphoria and optimism that followed the relatively peaceful 2015 elections that brought in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari gradually gave way to concern in 2016. Many of the grave human rights challenges he promised to address in…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Nigeria: End Repression of Shia Group

    Nigeria: End Repression of Shia Group

    (Abuja) – Nigerian authorities should end their violent repression of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), a minority Shia group, that began with a three-day lethal crackdown on December 12-14, 2015, and free its leader, Human Rights Watch said t…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • HRW: The Investigators
    Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of div…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Boko Haram Food Crisis Demands Cooperation and Accountability

    Boko Haram Food Crisis Demands Cooperation and Accountability

    Snatched schoolgirls and suicide bomb blasts have long been the enduring images of Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict. But now the violence is represented by thousands of new faces: those of starving children.Scenes like these haven’t been seen here…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • African Members Reaffirm Support at International Criminal Court Meeting

    African Members Reaffirm Support at International Criminal Court Meeting

    A slew of African countries reaffirmed their backing for the International Criminal Court (ICC) during the past two days, giving much-needed support to the court in the wake of recently announced withdrawals by South Africa, Burundi, and Gambia. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Fifteenth Session of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties

    Fifteenth Session of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties

    The states parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will meet in The Hague from November 16-24, 2016 at the annual session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP).The Assembly session each year is an opportunity for ICC states parties to ad…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Africans Speak Out Against ICC Withdrawal

    Africans Speak Out Against ICC Withdrawal

    The recent decisions by South Africa, Burundi, and Gambia to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC) are generating wide attention and speculation about a mass exodus from the court by African countries.  But think it’s clear where Africa sta…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Positive Steps Taken in Defense of Boko Haram Victims
    6 Dec 2016 Update: Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris said ten men have been arrested for sexually abusing and exploiting women and girls who fled Boko Haram and who now live in camps. Those arrested include policemen, military p…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Nigeria

IRIN: Nigeria

  • Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

    Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

    Hype over what President Donald Trump may or may not say dominated the media build-up to this week’s UN General Assembly. However, US funding cuts and the apparent absence of American authority on key global issues weigh more heavily over world lea…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 5:15am -
  • Boko Haram – the fear, the conspiracy theories, and the deepening crisis

    Boko Haram – the fear, the conspiracy theories, and the deepening crisis

    The fear is palpable in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram intensifies its war on civilians. The military’s regular claim that the jihadists are on the run is patently false, and provides no comfort to anyone. Instead, this is the reality. – S…
    - 26 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 11:04am -
  • Young guns: Cameroon's Boko Haram problem

    Young guns: Cameroon's Boko Haram problem

    Moustapha Bachir was watching a World Cup qualifying match in a bar when Boko Haram rolled into Amchide, in Cameroon’s Far North region. By the time they left, the jihadists had killed 30 people and torched homes and businesses.Bachir, 22, didn’…
    - 45 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 3:32am -
  • Fighting violent extremism – humanitarians beware

    Fighting violent extremism – humanitarians beware

    Communities in some of the most dangerous corners of the world will be left without lifesaving aid because of countering violent extremism agendas. Millions of people living in countries facing famine may be hardest hit. “Countering violent extr…
    - 53 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 10:31am -
  • How jobs can help Niger win the war against Boko Haram

    How jobs can help Niger win the war against Boko Haram

    Demobilising ex-combatants as part of a peace deal is hard to do at the best of times. But increasingly – from Kenya to Somalia – it’s being tried in the middle of ongoing anti-insurgency conflicts, which adds a whole new level of complication.…
    - 70 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 12:11pm -
  • In Nigeria, healing the scars of war might curtail its spread

    In Nigeria, healing the scars of war might curtail its spread

    It’s often said that prevention is better than cure. But when it comes to the devastation wreaked upon civilians by armed groups, can cure serve as a form of prevention?For Imrana Alhaji Buba, a policy specialist at the Global Alliance of Youths C…
    - 74 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 9:32am -
  • Climate change? What climate change? Nigerian farmers not being reached on awareness

    Climate change? What climate change? Nigerian farmers not being reached on awareness

    Everyone’s heard of climate change, right? Global warming, stranded polar bears, droughts, floods, and pestilence – a terrifying prospect imprinted on all our minds.Actually, no. In some of the most vulnerable parts of the world, many communitie…
    - 82 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 8:28am -
  • Taking the fight against Boko Haram to the airwaves

    Taking the fight against Boko Haram to the airwaves

    Isolation helps propagate radicalisation, so providing information and giving an empowering voice to civilians helps reduce it. That’s the idea behind a radio station broadcasting across a vast region in West Africa devastated by the Boko Haram ins…
    - 90 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 8:56am -
  • Farming becomes the new frontline in Boko Haram war

    Farming becomes the new frontline in Boko Haram war

    On a recent Monday morning, under the blistering sun of Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, two senior politicians – surrounded by a hoard of local officials and paparazzi – thought they spied victory in a small mountain of seeds.Borno State G…
    - 91 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:13am -
  • The deadly conflict tearing Nigeria apart (and it’s not Boko Haram)

    The deadly conflict tearing Nigeria apart (and it’s not Boko Haram)

    Goska is just five minutes up the road from Dangoma in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region. But between the two villages are divisions so deep – and so devoid of compassion and understanding – they threaten the unity of Africa’s most populous nation…
    - 13 Jun 17, 10:02am -

Ng Newspapers

  • The 2014 JAMB Direct Entry Form Now On Sale

    The 2014 JAMB Direct Entry Form Now On Sale

    The 2014 JAMB Direct Entry Form Now On Sale2014 JAMB Direct Entry Form Now On Sale The commencement of the sale of the 2014 Jamb Direct Entry Form by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board has now been approved. Students who wish to purchase the 20…
    - 17 Feb 14, 12:13pm -
  • Approved Kogi State Polytechnic School Fees For 2013/2014 Session

    Approved Kogi State Polytechnic School Fees For 2013/2014 Session

    Approved Kogi State Polytechnic School Fees For 2013/2014 SessionApproved Kogi State Polytechnic School Fees For 2013/2014 Session The authorities of the Kogi State Polytechnic has made available the Kogi State Polytechnic School Fees for the 2013/2…
    - 14 Feb 14, 12:44pm -
  • Lewandowski Transfer News-Players To Replace Lewandowski At Dortmund

    Lewandowski Transfer News-Players To Replace Lewandowski At Dortmund

    Lewandowski Transfer News-Players To Replace Lewandowski At DortmundLewandowski Transfer News-Players To Replace Lewandowski At Dortmund The Borussia Dortmund prolific Striker will join current European Champions and here are other strikers who coul…
    - 4 Feb 14, 12:31pm -
  • Top 10 January Transfer Window 2014 Signings

    Top 10 January Transfer Window 2014 Signings

    Top 10 January Transfer Window 2014 SigningsJanuary Transfer Window 2014 The 2014 January transfer window was actively open for one month and some clubs made the most of it by strengthening their squads, here are the top ten transfers including Chel…
    - 1 Feb 14, 4:13am -
  • Players With Highest Premier League Assists Of All Time

    Players With Highest Premier League Assists Of All Time

    Players With Highest Premier League Assists Of All TimePlayers With Highest Premier League Assists Of All Time The England Premier League is known for its pace, array of skills and creativity. Here we take a look at creative midfield players who hav…
    - 31 Jan 14, 4:41am -
  • 60 Years Old Man Arrested For Molesting 13-years Old Girl Twice

    60 Years Old Man Arrested For Molesting 13-years Old Girl Twice

    60 Years Old Man Arrested For Molesting 13-years Old Girl Twice60 Years Old Man Arrested For Molesting 13-years Old Girl Twice Reports reaching us is of a man believed to be 62-years old who was arrested by the Ogun State Police Force for allegedly…
    - 30 Jan 14, 4:54am -
  • Kaduna State Polytechnic Admission List 2014 (Merit)

    Kaduna State Polytechnic Admission List 2014 (Merit)

    Kaduna State Polytechnic Admission List 2014 (Merit)Kaduna State Polytechnic Admission List 2014 The school authorities of The Kaduna State Polytechnic, Kaduna is please to announce the release of its long awaited Kaduna State Polytechnic Merit (fir…
    - 29 Jan 14, 1:33pm -
  • HIV/AIDS Statistics In Nigeria 2014-State By State Analysis

    HIV/AIDS Statistics In Nigeria 2014-State By State Analysis

    HIV/AIDS Statistics In Nigeria 2014-State By State AnalysisHIV/AIDS Statistics In Nigeria 2014 According to A United Nations Organization survey and analysis which reveals the HIV/AIDS by states in Nigeria (states with the highest number of HIV/AIDS…
    - 28 Jan 14, 8:23am -
  • dhl recruitment 2014 For Graduates

    dhl recruitment 2014 For Graduates

    dhl recruitment 2014 For GraduatesDHL Recruitment 2014 DHL Recruitment 2014- The DHL Nigeria Express is a part of German Deutsche Post DHL which is the largest world logistics company that provides express  international  mail services. Thus, DHL…
    - 28 Jan 14, 4:27am -
  • Easy Way To Get UK Visa Revealed By Nigeria’s High Commissioner To UK

    Easy Way To Get UK Visa Revealed By Nigeria’s High Commissioner To UK

    Easy Way To Get UK Visa Revealed By Nigeria’s High Commissioner To UKEasy Way To Get UK Visa Revealed By Nigeria’s High Commissioner To UK The Nigeria High Commissioner to the UK, Dr. Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, has given the reasons behind many Niger…
    - 26 Jan 14, 8:42am -
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The Economist: Nigeria

The Guardian: Nigeria News

  • No laughing matter: Cameroon students face 10 years in jail for Boko Haram joke
    Rights groups demand release of three students whose jovial text message exchange turned sour when teacher confiscated phone and contacted policeHuman rights groups are calling for the immediate release of three students given 10-year jail sentences…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 11:28am -
  • UN brokers deal to end use of children in Nigeria's battle with Boko Haram
    Officials hail landmark for child protection as youth vigilante group known as Civilian Joint Task Force pledges to draw a line under recruitment of minorsA landmark agreement between the UN and the Civilian Joint Task Force will end the use of child…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:07am -
  • Low blood pressure: tackling the donation shortfall in Nigeria
    Using persistence and innovation, a few NGOs are persuading more people to donate and transforming distribution She did everything she was supposed to during the pregnancy. Went for regular check-ups, got plenty of sleep, made sure she ate well, got…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 8:04am -
  • Eat, pray, live: the Lagos megachurches building their very own cities
    Redemption Camp has 5,000 houses, roads, rubbish collection, police, supermarkets, banks, a fun fair, a post office – even a 25 megawatt power plant. In Nigeria, the line between church and city is rapidly vanishing“Ha-lleluuuu-jah,” booms the…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Sep 17, 2:30am -
  • African governments' actions push people into extremism, study finds
    State action against terrorism may paradoxically prompt many to join groups such as Boko Haram and al-ShabaabHundreds of violent extremists in Africa have told researchers that government action aimed at countering terrorism and insurgency across the…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Sep 17, 9:00am -
  • The juju curse that binds trafficked Nigerian women into sex slavery
    Traditional west African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitutionEvery night as dusk falls in Piazza Gastone in the Noce district of Palermo, a tall, imposing Ghanaian woman dressed…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Sep 17, 7:03pm -
  • DfID defends £200m aid budget for Nigeria over next four years
    Projected average annual funding of £50m in time period falls short of £100m pledged for 2017 to help areas hit by Boko HaramThe Department for International Development has defended its aid budget for Nigeria, which is facing an unprecedented huma…
    - 24 days ago, 31 Aug 17, 2:06pm -
  • UK government unveils £200m in aid to help fight Boko Haram in Nigeria
    International development secretary Priti Patel announced the five-year care package on a visit to Nigeria with foreign secretary Boris JohnsonThe UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, and international development secretary Priti Patel have travelled…
    - 25 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 2:23pm -
  • Lamido Sanusi, Kano's 'progressive fraud', takes aim at child marriage in Nigeria | Emmanuel Akinwotu
    His daughters tease that he is a mild reformer, but the chief of Nigeria’s Kano emirate hopes to end child marriage in the country’s deeply conservative northLamido Sanusi II, Nigeria’s second highest Islamic authority, is on a mission to end c…
    - 31 days ago, 25 Aug 17, 2:00am -
  • The absolute beginners' guide to Pidgin | Kobby Graham
    The launch of BBC Pidgin on the World Service is recognition that our English is not ‘broken’, but beautiful. Here’s what you need to know about itThe launch of BBC Pidgin will come as a bit of a shock to many African parents and headmasters, a…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Aug 17, 3:58am -
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