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Boko Haram crisis: Amnesty accuses Nigeria troops of rape

Added: 24.05.2018 9:54 | 5 views | 0 comments

Women were separated from their husbands and raped in refugee camps, says Amnesty International.


Amnesty Report Says Nigerian Military Carried Out Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes

Added: 24.05.2018 3:34 | 14 views | 0 comments

The human rights organization Amnesty International released a report on Wednesday which described several instances where the Nigerian military carried out war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape, and killing civilians in their fight against the Boko Haram insurgency, according to Reuters. The report says the crimes were carried out for several years and have persisted even after a presidential inquiry was formed last August, though their findings have not yet been made public. The Nigerian military released a statement which said the findings from the international human rights organization was “a false report on fictitious rape incidents in IDP (internally displaced...

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Acclaimed Nigerian author speaks at Harvard Class Day

Added: 23.05.2018 22:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

Acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has addressed Harvard University's graduates at the school's annual pre-commencement Class Day festivities.

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'No free ticket' Canada warns as Nigerian asylum seekers cross from US

Added: 23.05.2018 16:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

The wave of asylum seekers continue to cross into Canada from the United States, and that has drawn concerns that the numbers will only rise as the weather gets warmer.


Water power: How one pump is helping an entire community

Added: 23.05.2018 9:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries.

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Leon Balogun: Brighton sign Nigeria international on free transfer

Added: 22.05.2018 17:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

Brighton complete the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer.


Emenike to bounce back after 'sad' loan at Las Palmas

Added: 21.05.2018 15:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Nigeria's Emmanuel Emenike is determined bounce back at Greek club Olympiakos after what he calls a 'sad' loan spell in Spain, where injury meant he did not play at all.


Don't neglect to pay the middleman: How Shell and Eni ended up on trial

Added: 21.05.2018 0:36 | 15 views | 0 comments

Seven years ago, two middlemen launched civil lawsuits to seek payment for helping arrange a $1.3 billion oil deal in Nigeria.

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Nigeria defender Ebuehi joins Benfica on five-year deal

Added: 19.05.2018 17:47 | 4 views | 0 comments

Portuguese giants Benfica complete the signing of Nigeria international defender Tyronne Ebuehi from Dutch club ADO Den Haag.


Letter from Africa: Why is no-one talking about the Zamfara conflict?

Added: 19.05.2018 0:47 | 6 views | 0 comments

The brewing crisis in Nigeria's Zamfara State has the potential to become as deadly as the Boko Haram conflict.


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