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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Stop intimidating peaceful protesters – Amnesty International

By Nwafor Sunday A non-governmental and Human Rights organization, Amnesty International, has cautioned the security agencies to henceforth stop intimidating peaceful protesters who are demanding an end to bad governance, police brutality and inhumanity to man, others against the citizens. Amnesty’s reaction came at a time when Nigerian youths are currently protesting (#OccupyLekkiTollGate), against the
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Amnesty urges UN to maintain South Sudan arms embargo

FG accuses Amnesty International of plot to destabilise Nigeria

The Federal Government has accused Amnesty International (AI) of deliberate plot to destabilise the country with baseless allegations against the administration and its military. The Minister of Information and Cuture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the accusation on Friday in Lagos when he appeared on a TV Continental programme, “This Morning’’, monitored by the News Agency
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Lekki shooting: If Amnesty International has any proof, it should come out with it or shut up – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says Amnesty International (AI) is becoming an irritant with disinformation and double standard and will soon lose its respect and credibility. The government said this position in response to the AI allegation of cover up in the handling of the purported crackdown and killings of EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos
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Facebook ban on Trump upheld, but board insists on six-month review

Amnesty International bombs Trump, accuses him of inciting Capitol riots in Washington

By Nwafor Sunday Amnesty International has accused President Donald Trump of instigating Capitol Hill riot in Washington. Pro-Trump had yesterday stormed Capitol to protest alleged electoral fraud experienced in the November 3 presidential election. An unidentified woman was shot dead during the protest and many were reportedly injured. Recall that Trump who lost the popular
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Amnesty urges UN to maintain South Sudan arms embargo

#EndSARS: BMO accuses Amnesty Int’l, TI of trying to discredit states Judicial Panel

By Omeiza Ajayi The Buhari Media Organization BMO has accused global rights watchdog, Amnesty International and anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International of working with their local collaborators in Nigeria to set up parallel investigative panels just so as to rubbish the judicial panels on police brutality earlier constituted by sub-national entities in the country. At a
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Amnesty urges UN to maintain South Sudan arms embargo

Securing Amnesty International is government’s responsibility – UN

…Nigeria is in denial- Akinterinwa The United Nations has charged the government of Nigeria with the responsibility of securing Amnesty International in the country, following threats issued to the body by a little known nongovernmental organisation, NGO, last week. Recall that the NGO, Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights, had issued Amnesty International a
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Amnesty urges UN to maintain South Sudan arms embargo

EndSARS protests: CNG faults Amnesty International, petitions its London office

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has accused Amnesty International of attempts to cause disaffection between the Nigerian government and citizens. CNG, in a letter addressed to the Amnesty International ,said Amnesty International’s intervention, exclamations and actions on issues in Nigeria ought not be drawn to discountenance the effort of government to
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#EndSARS: 20 CSOs endorse call for expulsion of Amnesty International from Nigeria

*Accuse agency of attempting to destabilize the country By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-A total of 20 civil society organizations have endorsed the call for the expulsion of Amnesty International from Nigeria,over its unethical role in the aftermath of #EndSARS protests. The CSOs accused the international rights body of fueling the recent unpleasant outcome of the hijacked
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