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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

  • 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.…
    - 11 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…
    - 15 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…
    - 23 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 10:02am -
  • The "New Way of Working": Bridging aid's funding divide

    The "New Way of Working": Bridging aid's funding divide

    A new UN-led reform policy aims to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development actors. Heard this tune before? Perhaps. But the so-called New Way of Working (NWOW) has, according to its champions, the potential to radically improve how emerge…
    - 49 days ago, 9 Jun 17, 8:21am -
  • Boko Haram: Down but far from out

    Boko Haram: Down but far from out

    The Nigerian government has declared victory over the Boko Haram insurgency. The capture at the end of December of Camp Zero in Sambisa Forest, the last stronghold of the jihadists, seemed to herald the formal beginning of the post-insurgency phase i…
    - 65 days ago, 24 May 17, 9:56am -
  • Nigeria wakes up to its growing vigilante problem

    Nigeria wakes up to its growing vigilante problem

    Sporting a commando-style green knit hat despite the heat, Ali* boasts that he has found a foolproof way to kill up to 50 suspected Boko Haram members at a time, by roasting them in a pit. “We question them, and then put them in a hole, then dum…
    - 80 days ago, 9 May 17, 11:57am -
  • Boko Haram: Nigeria winning the battle but losing the war?
    “Prof” Usman Abakyari is instantly likeable. But the impish, slightly dishevelled water engineer turns serious at any mention of Boko Haram, the jihadist insurgency that for seven years has traumatised northeastern Nigeria.He blames Boko Haram,…
    - 85 days ago, 4 May 17, 8:45am -

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

  • newWillie Payne obituary
    My friend Willie Payne, who has died aged 94, was a Nigerian actor and dancer from the generation of West Africans who arrived in the UK as seamen during the second world war.He was born William Ishola Payne in Lagos, the son of Ishmael, a civil serv…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 10:33am -
  • Malala Yousafzai: notes from my Girl Power trip to Nigeria
    In a few months I’ll be starting at university. If only more girls around the world had this opportunityThree days ago, I returned from my second visit to Nigeria. Nigeria is the richest country in Africa, but it has the highest number of out-of-sc…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 10:18am -
  • Six ways to assert power beyond the ballot box | Paul Maassen
    Citizens everywhere are shaping government policies, tackling corruption and even improving air qualityPaul Maassen is director of civil society engagement at the Open Government Partnership Elections are key milestones for democratic engagement, an…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 2:21am -
  • 'It’s like millions of ants are biting my bones' – fighting sickle cell disease in Nigeria
    More people are affected by sickle cell in Nigeria than in any other country, so why is there a stigma around it – with even restrictions on who sicklers can marry?A night out on Toyin Oshinowo’s 21st birthday wasn’t quite the coming of age sto…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 7:31am -
  • Malala Yousafzai condemns China over treatment of Liu Xiaobo
    After dissident died in custody, Yousafzai, speaking on a trip to Nigeria, criticises ‘governments that deny people freedom’The Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has condemned China over its treatment of her fellow peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo fol…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 3:24pm -
  • 'Shameful' Nigeria: a country that doesn't care about inequality
    Despite years of growth, Nigeria has also seen a huge increase in the number of people living in poverty. A new report condemns its failure to tackle this inequality, amid warnings that it could lead to civil unrestAt least 86 million people live in…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 1:38am -
  • Woman who fears daughter faces FGM gets deportation reprieve
    Theresa May intervenes after SNP MP highlights case of Lola Ilesanmi who feared three-year-old daughter would face female genital mutilation in NigeriaTheresa May has intervened to halt the deportation of a woman who claimed that her three-year-old d…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 6:53pm -
  • Mystery of the missing president fuels political intrigue in Nigeria
    High hopes for Muhammadu Buhari’s four-year term have diminished at the midpoint after months spent on medical leaveNigeria’s ailing president has not been seen in two months and has spent over a third of the year so far abroad, with no known pla…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 1:00am -
  • ‘America has so much, can’t they help?’: Nigerians fear effect of Trump cuts
    As Nigeria faces a huge population explosion, Donald Trump’s crackdown on overseas abortion spells dwindling contraceptive supplies and spiralling fearsA Nigerian nurse-midwife allows herself a small smile as she injects a tiny piece of plastic int…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 17, 1:00pm -
  • Babatunde Osotimehin obituary
    Executive director of the United Nations Population Fund who fought against child marriage and female genital mutilationAs executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Babatunde Osotimehin, who has died suddenly aged 68, provided…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 6:26am -
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