Nigeria: Imo Media Regulation Bill: Miivoc Plans 100,000 Man March In Owerri

A Civil Society organisation, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption-MIIVOC, says it plans a one hundred thousand man-march in Owerri, Imo State capital against the proposed bill to gag the media in the state by the State Assembly, describing it as anti-masses. MIIVOC Executive Director, Dr. Walter Duru disclosed this in a Statement issued in Owerri, Imo State Friday. […]

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Nigeria : DSS Arrest Yet Another Government Critic In Crackdown On Free Speech

The government of Nigeria continues to wage  vicious crackdown on critics and dissenting voices YARPTI  said in a press release today following  the arrest of a  former  Governorship Aspirant in Lagos State  Babatunde Gbadamosi  who is a critic of the Nigerian authorities. He recently made a video which went  viral detailing how the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was selling […]

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YARPTI calls on the Nigerian government to obey Court order and free Sheikh Zakzaky.

YARPTI has gathered  that the leader of Shiite Muslim, Sheik Zakzaky might lose his sight soon and that  the Nigerian government has refused to let him have access to proper care YARPTI is calling on the Nigerian government  to release Sheik Zakzaky The government of Nigeria  must   obey Court order and free Sheikh Zakzaky. Recall that Ibrahim El-zakzaky and his wife […]

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USA must closely scrutinize CIA deputy director’s alleged torture links

Following the Trump administration’s appointment of Gina Haspel as Deputy Director of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas Director at Amnesty International, said: “Reports that Gina Haspel directed the alleged CIA ‘black site’ in Thailand, at a time when detainees held there were subjected to torture and enforced disappearance, as well as a possible role in […]

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NIGERIA: harassing of Clergymen , Nigerian Government must learn to respect the rights of Nigerians and freedom of expression

Nigerian Government  must stop harassing Clergymen to avoid religious crisis in the country YAPTI has said. Ekiti State Governor  Mr Ayodele Fayose, in the early morning on Wednesday foiled an attempt by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) from arresting Apostle Johnson Suleiman of The Omega Fire Ministries World wide in Ado Ekiti. The firebrand Pastor was alleged to have […]

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Nigeria : Free Zakzaky protest hits Kaduna

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMS) popularly known as Shiites protested  against the continued detention of its leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife in Kaduna Both Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife have been detained have been detained by the Nigerian government for over a year and one month.. The protest is coming just has the group have dragged President […]

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CAR: Urgent need to rebuild justice system as war crime suspects roam free

Individuals suspected of committing war crimes including killing and rape during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) are evading investigation and arrest, and in some cases live side by side with their victims, Amnesty International said in a new report released today. The organization is calling for major investment to rebuild the country’s justice system and establish the […]

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