Cameroonian authorities have been displaying the corpse of a separatist leader in towns and villages to deter the rebels and warn youth against joining their cause. Cameroon's military says last week it killed Lekeaka Oliver, who was wanted for working with rebel groups in neighboring Nigeria to kill civilians, commit beheadings, and burn hundreds of public buildings.
Blog - Female Genital Mutilation is a harmful cultural practice that violates the rights of girls and women. Although Nigeria's Violence Against People Prohibition Act criminalises it, FGM is still common across the country. The Center for Social Value and Early Childhood Development (CESVED), a non-profit run by Gift and Augustine Abu is one of the several organisations working to stop the practice.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced Sunday, plans to start a two-day nationwide protest on July 26, in solidarity with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other unions in the public universities.