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June 26, 2013
A major fire that forced Shell to close its Trans Niger Pipeline in southern Nigeria raises serious questions about the way the oil giant is operating, Amnesty International and the Nigerian National...
June 25, 2013
A death row prisoner in Nigeria is due to be executed by firing squad later this week after prison authorities dragged him to the gallows where they hanged four other men on Monday night.
June 24, 2013
A court in Nigeria allowed the execution by hanging of three men to proceed and the Governor of Edo state signed the execution warrants of two others.
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June 5, 2013

Amnesty International and nine other international human rights groups urged Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to veto a draconian new law that would formalize discrimination against LGBTI peopl...

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