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Nigerian pastor Nims Obunge runs for London mayor

8 November 2019 Nims Obunge is the senior pastor of Freedom’s Ark Church, in Bruce Grove, Tottenham, and well known among Nigerians and other black people in London, from his ministry and work with several faith organisations, government and voluntary agencies around curbing violent crime in the British capital. He is running as an independent to be mayor of London …

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Human Rights Watch condemns Omoyele Sowore’s detention

7 August 2019 Human Rights Watch has issued a strong-worded condemnation of the arrest and detention of Sahara Reporters publisher and activist Omoyele Sowore. The press statement is published in full below. Nigeria: Activist’s Detention a Sign of Growing Intolerance Release or charge detainee; allow peaceful protests The detention of  a pro-democracy activist on August 4, 2019 may well signify the Nigerian government’s growing intention …

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Nigeria: Widespread violence ushers in President’s new term

10 June 2019 The Nigeria elections in 2019 that brought President Muhammadu Buhari back into office for a second term were marred by political violence, some of it by soldiers and police officers, Human Rights Watch said. Buhari should take concrete steps to address the widespread political violence, and to ensure accountability for human rights abuses by soldiers and police as he …

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