July 15, 2022

West Africa: Why ECOWAS Court Declared Twitter Ban By Nigerian Govt Illegal

SERAP and 176 concerned Nigerians had filed the suit to challenge the suspension of Twitter's operations in Nigeria in June last year.
July 15, 2022

Nigeria: Updated – Rape: Court Sentences Baba Ijesha to 16 Years in Prison

Baba Ijesha's rape trial lasted over 12 months since his arrest and arraignment in June 2021.
July 14, 2022

ECOWAS Court declares Nigeria’s Twitter ban unlawful

The Economic Community of West African States’ court declared as “illegal” the seven-month suspension of Twitter by Nigerian authourities last year.
July 14, 2022

WAFCON: Déjà vu as Nigeria meets Cameroon in quarter-final

The neighbour countries will face each other in Casablanca for a spot in the semi-finals of the women's CAN and a ticket for the 2023 World Cup.
July 14, 2022

Nigeria: Will Nigeria's Youth Decide Who Wins the Next Elections?

There are links between the #EndSARS protests and greater engagement among young Nigerians in the 2023 electoral process.
July 14, 2022

West Africa: Ecowas Court Declares Buhari's Twitter Ban Unlawful

Following a suit by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 176 concerned Nigerians, the ECOWAS Court has "declared unlawful the suspension of Twitter by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, and ordered the administration never to repeat it again."
July 14, 2022

Nigeria: UN Delivers Food Assistance to 26,000 People in Northeast Nigeria

About 4.1 million people urgently need food assistance across Borno, Adamawa and Yobe in northeast Nigeria," Mr Haq said.
July 14, 2022

Nigeria: 71% of Nigerians Lack Trust in Judiciary – Report

Seventy one percent of people in Nigeria lack trust in the country's judiciary, a new report has revealed.
July 14, 2022

Nigeria: Exclusive – the Men, Woman Who Helped Abacha Plunder Nigeria

Mr Abacha, who connived with his family and associates, systematically plundered Nigeria between 1993 when the dictator seized power and 1998 when he died.
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