Anambra State Condemns Police Killing Of A Commercial Motorcyclist
1. The Anambra State Government has noted with profound sadness the killing last night of a commercial motorcyclist in Igbo Ukwu, Aguata Local Government Area, by a policeman. Some police officers were reported to be enforcing the government’s order banning motorcycles from operating from 5am to 9pm in a... Read more
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#EndSARS: “Alleged Destruction Of Yoruba Economic Assets” – Ohanaeze Position
The attention of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio- cultural and Political body of Ndigbo Worldwide has been drawn to a press statement issued by a Pan Yoruba Group, the Apapo O’Odua Koya ( AOKOYA) on the on-going youth uprising in Nigeria particularly in Lagos as it relates to Ndigbo... Read more
FirstBank Statement On False Tweet
CORPORATE STATEMENT Our attention has been drawn to the tweet making the rounds on social media on shutting down the FirstBank website following a false tweet that the Bank prevented staff from joining the ongoing protests in the country. As the largest banking institution in Nigeria, it is not... Read more
HURIWA To Governor El-Rufai: End Discrimination Against Christians Now
A Statement By The Civil Rights Advocacy Group; Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) On The Discriminatory Practices of The Kaduna State Government Under Mallam Nasir El’Rufai Against Southern Kaduna, Which Offends Section 42 of the Constitution of The Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). THE ISSUE... Read more
International Society For Civil Liberties & The Rule Of Law                                    Press Statement: (Thursday, 8th Oct 2020): The Federal Government of Nigeria and the country’s general citizens still have a long way to... Read more
USCIRF Releases New Report About Religious Tensions And Fulani Communities In West And Central Africa
October 1, 2020 Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report on religious tensions and Fulani communities in west and central Africa: West and Central Africa Factsheet – This factsheet explores the role that religion plays in escalating violence committed by... Read more
PREAMBLE The Ijaw Nation Development Group (INDG), on 20th September 2020, in collaboration with the other Ijaw organizations including, Ijaw Professionals Association (IPA), The Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF), The Ijaw Nation forum (INF), The Ezon Ladies Association (ELA), Ijaw Monitoring Group (IMG), Embasara Foundation, as well as, individuals and... Read more
USCIRF Commissioner Nury Turkel Named To TIME’s Annual TIME100 List Of 100 Most Influential People In the World
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) congratulated Commissioner Nury Turkel who was named one of the 2020 TIME100, which is TIME magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Commissioner Turkel was appointed to USCIRF in May 2020 by Speaker of the House of... Read more
The attention of the Rivers State Government has been drawn to a worrisome report that the Hotel our Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is staying in Benin City is presently under siege by over 300 policemen. What is more disturbing is that the policemen led by DIG Leye Oyebanji have... Read more