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Nigeria: Workshop On International Humanitarian Law For ECOWAS Judges Underway In Abuja

Nigeria: Workshop On International Humanitarian Law For ECOWAS Judges Underway In Abuja

Judges and staff of the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS have begun a two-day training workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL), also called the law of war or the law of armed conflict. It was organized in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC in Abuja. The Court, according to a statement […]

Nigeria: War Against Corruption, Remove Immunity Clause, Security Votes For Governors  – Ustaz

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and Distinguished Bar Leader, Yunus Ustaz Usman has said that only the removal of immunity clause for Governors and stoppage of security votes to them can strengthen the fight against corruption. He advised that the 1999 constitution be amended in such a way that state governors are made to […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Businessman Gana, Loses Breach Of Fundamental Rights Case

A Kaduna High Court in Northwest Nigeria has struck out a case of alleged breach of fundamental rights brought before it by a business man, Alhaji Umaru Gana and  Environmental Engineering Construction Nig .Ltd. Gana and the Company were challenging their invitation by the Police following a case of criminal Breach of trust, cheating and […]

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ICC Prosecutor Opens Preliminary Probe Into Crimes Against Rohingya

  The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a preliminary investigation into Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya that triggered the minority group’s mass exodus to Bangladesh, the chief prosecutor said on Tuesday. The examination will look at a range of allegations against Myanmar’s security forces, including the killing of Rohingya civilians, sexual violence, forced disappearance, destruction […]

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Nigeria: Committee Wants Speedy Passage Of Child Rights Act In Gombe

  By Ahmad Umar Stakeholders on Child welfare in Gombe State, north-east of the country have urged the government not to delay the passage of Child Rights Act into law. The Act which was adopted by the Nigerian Government in 2003, allows various State governments to domesticate same based on their peculiar situations. Speaking at […]

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Nigeria Committee Wants Speedy Passage Of Child Right Act in Gombe

By Ahmad Umar, Gombe (Nigeria), Stakeholders on Child welfare in Gombe State, north-east of the country have urged the government not to delay the passage of Child Right Act  into law The Act which was adopted by the Nigerian Government in 2003, allows various State governments to domesticate to their peculiar situation. Speaking at a […]

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South Africa To Hold Series Of Dialogues On Women’s Issues

  Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Bathabile Dlamini, says the department will, for the remainder of the month of August, host a series of dialogues that are aimed at championing women’s issues. The Minister on Tuesday said dialogues will be held for men wherein they will be asked to describe a woman’s standing […]

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Nigeria: Children Home Ex-Students Accuse Director Of Sexual Assault

  By Amos Tauna Ex -Students of an orphanage home, Stephens Children Home in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Southwest of the country have accused the Director, Rev. Isaac Oluwole Newton  Wusu of dehumanisation, molestation and abuse. They alleged that Rev Wusu who is their guardian torments and violates their fundamental human right under the disguise of sponsorship and […]

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