Amnesty International welcomes the release on 10 January 2023, of Oyewole Olumide, Rasheed Tiamiyu, Moruf Adekunle, Taoreed Abiodun, Ikenna Amechi, Afeez Ariyo, Ikechukwu Eze, and Adesina Ademuyiwa detained at Agodi Correctional Centre Ibadan, Oyo state for participating in #EndSARS protests in...
January 11, 2023
Freedom of Expression
Responding to the sentencing of TikTok stars Mubarak Muhammad (Uniquepikin) and Nazifi Muhammad by a court in Kano, northern Nigeria, to flogging and a fine for allegedly defaming a politician, Osai Ojigho Director of Amnesty International Nigeria said: “Amnesty International condemns the...
November 8, 2022
Two years after the #EndSARS protests, over 40 protesters are still languishing in prisons across Nigeria, Amnesty International said today, while panels set up to investigate police impunity have failed to deliver justice to hundreds of victims of police brutality. Amnesty International has found...
October 20, 2022
Families of victims of enforced disappearance let down by authorities Dadiyata still missing after abduction by gunmen 3-years ago No accountability for families of victims of enforced disappearance Nigerian authorities must show genuine commitment to ending the heinous crime of...
August 30, 2022
Responding to today’s judgement of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, Amnesty International Nigeria’s Country Director, Osai Ojigho said: “We welcome the decision of the ECOWAS court today regarding the arbitrary suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. It is a major step in the right direction and...
July 14, 2022