October 27, 2014
The release of a man who spent 19 years on death row in Nigeria and was seconds away from execution last year painfully illustrates the inherent brutality and unfairness of the death penalty.
September 18, 2014
Torture is a routine occurrence in Nigeria, largely to extract "confessions" or as punishment for alleged crimes. Hundreds of suspects in police and military custody across the country are being su...
September 12, 2014
Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods including beatings, shootings and rape
August 18, 2014
The World Bank endorsed the Lagos state government’s inadequate compensation package for thousands of people forcibly evicted from an informal settlement.