Transitional justice and the insurgency in the North-East

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  • Sep 08, 2017
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Transitional justice, simply put, is a form of judicial and/or non-judicial mechanism used to redress situations in which massive human rights abuses have occurred and the justice system might be unable to cope with the large number of people involved. The mechanism, which was developed in the later part of the last century, became necessary […]

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Morocco’s accession to ECOWAS ‘will do more harm than good’

One of the most important topics for discussion in West Africa at the moment is Morocco’s application to become a full member of the Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS), the continent’s most active regional economic community. At a high-level policy dialogue held in Abuja, Nigeria on 24 August, stakeholders convened to unpack the implications […]

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CALL FOR MEMORANDA AND PUBLIC HEARING

PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL TO REVIEW COMPLIANCE OF THE ARMED FORCES WITH HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS AND RULES OF ENGAGEMENT CALL FOR MEMORANDA AND PUBLIC HEARING His excellency, the Acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, on Friday, August 11th,2017 inauguration the Panel to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human right obligations and rules of […]

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CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS Since, the country’s return to democracy in 1999, the national average of women’s political participation in Nigeria has remained 6.7 percent in elective and appointive positions, which is far below the global average of 22.5 percent, Africa regional average of 23.4 percent and West Africa sub-regional average of […]

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Postponement of Biafra at 50 Symposium

We Sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused as a result of the postponement of the Biafra at 50 Symposium which was schedule for 6th July, 2017. A new date will be communicated soon. Thank you very much for your Understanding.    

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