March 17, 2011
On 2 April elections will begin in Nigeria. The Nigerian authorities and the Independent National Electoral Commission must prevent a repeat of the political violence that characterised the 2007 and 2003 elections. In the run-up to the elections, the...
October 1, 2010
Amnesty International is calling on the Nigerian government to improve its national human rights record and demonstrate Nigeria’s strong commitment to promoting and protecting human rights within Nigeria and beyond.
June 30, 2009
On August 28, 2008 a fault in the Trans-Niger pipeline resulted in a significant oil spill into Bodo Creek in Ogoniland. The oil poured into the swamp and creek for weeks, covering the area in a thick slick of oil and killing the fish that people dep...