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Nigeria Politics

UN Urges Nigeria To Restore Law And Order, Probe Boko Haram Killings

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2015 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Jan 13 (Reuters) - The United Nations called Nigeria on Tuesday to restore law and order in the northeast...

Amnesty International Reports Nigerian Police Routinely Use Torture

AP | By MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.18.2014 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigeria's police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings, rape, electric ...

Nigeria: Big for Nothing?

Dele Meiji Fatunla | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Dele Meiji Fatunla

Similar to India, Nigeria is a big player in its backyard, and has from its birth been hailed as the Giant of Africa; but it's likely in terms of global power, leadership and foreign policy, this giant will never wake from its slumber.

Amnesty International Report: Nigerian Police Killing Civilians

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Beware of police roadblocks in Nigeria: If you cannot pay a bribe, you can end up dead, according to an Amnesty International rep...

Nigeria Nearing Failed State Status, Say Local Lawyers

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The head of Nigeria's leading lawyers' association has said the country is "gliding toward being a failed state"....