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Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of abuses, torture of protesters

Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests. Nicholas...

Psychologist decries inadequate treatment for Nigerians with mental health

Mr Tunde Ajiboye, an Abuja-based clinical psychologist, has raised alarm over poor attention and inadequate treatment for people with mental illness in Nigeria. Ajiboye stated...

Children’s Day: Speaker seeks collective efforts to eradicate child labour, abuses

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has called for collective efforts to eradicate rising cases of child labour...

NGO seeks stiffer penalties for health workers who neglect, abuse patients’...

NGO seeks stiffer penalties for health workers who neglect, abuse patients’ rights Abuse Abuja, April 16, 2019 The Centre for the Right to Health (CRH),...

WRAPA, British High Commission raises awareness to violence against women

WRAPA, British High Commission raises awareness to violence against women Violence Abuja, April 26, 2019 The Women Rights Advancement Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has called for...

60 Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen, seek repatriation help

60 Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen, seek repatriation help Migrant “We want to go to Saudi Arabia looking for a living not for problems,’’ Abdo Yassin...

Buhari administration not a safe haven for looters — PACAC

By Tinuade Adeshiyan
Lagos, Jan.31, 2019 (NNN) Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Executive Secretary, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not a safe haven for people with stolen money or looted  assets.

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC snubs Mnangagwa talks, wants outside mediator

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Harare, Feb. 6, 2019 (Reuters/NNN) Zimbabwe’s main opposition on Wednesday snubbed talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa meant to try resolve a political and economic crisis, saying any dialogue with the president must be brokered by an independent outside mediator.

Check human rights violations at IDP camps, NGO tells govt.

Mrs Anisah Ari, Senior Programme Coordinator of (WRAPA), made the call on Friday during a news conference in Abuja.

Ghana intensifies fight against female genital mutilation

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Accra, Feb. 6, 2019 (Xinhua/NNN) Ghanaian Government on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to condemn the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), calling on the citizens to act towards ending it.