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Obituary: Ariyo-Dare Atoye, civil rights campaigner dies at 42

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LAGOS (Sundiata Post) - Mr. Ariyo-Dare Atoye, a civil rights campaigner and prominent election reform activist, has died. Aged 42, Atoye died in Abuja on...

Human Rights: African Law Foundation, Others Train Private Securitymen

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By Naomi SharangAbuja, - African Law Foundation, a law and justice-based non-governmental organisation, says it has trained no fewer than...

South Korean student petitions school over cellphone restriction

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By HADIZA MOHAMMED Seoul- A South Korean high school student has filed a petition with theNational Human Rights Commission of Korea, claiming that the boarding...

UK denies designating IPOB as a terrorist organisation

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ABUJA - The United Kingdom has denied reports that it has designated the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation. The clarification comes...

NASS wicked to women, says Human right group, Baobab

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By Chijioke Kingsley Abuja (Sundiata Post) - A Human Right Group for women advocacy has condemned the rejection of the National Assembly (NASS), to...

European Parliament President, David Sassoli Dies At 65

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The European Parliament President and Italian social democrat, David Sassoli, has passed on at the age of 65, his spokesperson has confirmed. "The @EP_President David...

Falana Reacts To Lagos Government’s Exoneration Of Dowen Students From Sylvester...

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Femi Falana (SAN), the popular Nigerian human rights lawyer, has said that the legal advice issued by the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution,...

Desmond Tutu was voice of the voiceless, CAN mourns

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The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria has commiserated with the government and people of South Africa over the death of Archbishop Desmond...

Buhari directs PAGMI to ramp up operations in solid minerals sector

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, directed the Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative to provide a six-month progress report on...

Reps Consider New Law To End Widow, In-law’s Forced Marriage And...

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A bill to outlaw cultural rights that infringe on the fundamental human rights of widows is being considered by the House of Representatives. The bill...

Uche Nwosu: It’s shameful police now act like unknown gunmen –Lawyer

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An Abuja-based lawyer and human rights activist, Pelumi Olajengbesi, on Monday, lambasted the Nigeria Police Force for conducting its operations like kidnappers and unknown...

Robbers Shoot Delta State Lawmaker, Izeze At Close Range, Terrorise Warri,...

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Reuben Izeze, the member representing Ughelli South Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, narrowly escaped death following an attack by armed robbers...

Marriage proposal: Lawyer berates military for detaining woman soldier

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The Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law, Monday Ubani, has berated the Nigerian Army for detaining Private Hannah...

US supports training of 1000 youths in media literacy project

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The United States Government has expressed its support to train 1000 youths and 170 radio journalists in media literacy. A statement titled ‘U.S. Support Media...

Police Have No Right To Arrest Northern Protesters – Falana

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Activist lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has called out the Nigeria Police Force for abusing the right of Nigerians in...

Go after sponsors of killers, stop accusing us, North-East youths tell...

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The Federal Government should go after the sponsors of the several killings in Nigeria and stop pointing accusing fingers at the youths, a political...

UK Supreme Court rejects gender-neutral passports

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Five judges at Britain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a legal challenge against a government policy not to allow gender-neutral passports. Christie Elan-Cane, who does...

US threatens new measures against Myanmar junta

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The United States is considering new measures to pressure the Myanmar junta to return to a “democratic trajectory”, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said...

Human Rights Day: Envoy says EU remains strongest supporter of multi-lateralism

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By Maureen Okon Abuja - The European Union (EU), Head of Cooperation, Ms Cecile Tassin-Peizer, said on Friday that the bloc “remains the strongest...

2023: We’ll ensure free, fair elections, transfer of power to winners...

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has assured Nigerians and the international community of free and fair elections in 2023 general elections, and...