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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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Real Madrid hands out diplomas to 11 Nigerian coaches

30 March 2019 Diplomas awarded to teachers in charge of the first training course in Nigeria The school will be opened in May in collaboration with the Rivers State government. The managing director of the Real Madrid Foundation, Julio González, handed out diplomas to the 11 coaches in Nigeria who came to Madrid to receive training. These coaches learned about the Real Madrid Foundation’s work methodology …

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