Nigeria

Nigeria becomes first African nation to ratify Arms Trade Treaty - 14 August 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria becomes first African nation to ratify Arms Trade Treaty Nigeria’s ratification of the landmark global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on Tuesday is a w Nigeria’s ratification of the landmark global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on Tuesday is a welcome move that should pave the way for more African nations to get behind the treaty. Media Node:  Nigeria ATT ratification Twitter Tag:  armstreaty Story Location:  Nigeria 7° 10' 6.0384" N, 3° 22' 22.0908" E “By signing and ratifying the lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty, Nigeria has indicated its willingness to join the global society in ensuring strict control of the international trade in conventional arms” Source:  Lucy Freeman, Deputy Africa Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 14/08/2013 URL:  The long journey towards an Arms Trade Treaty Description:  Feature, 5 June 2013 URL:  Political leaders challenged to deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises Description:  News story, 3 June 2013 URL:  UN puts human rights at heart of historic Arms Trade Treaty Description:  News story, 2 April 2013 URL:  Global Arms Trade Treaty – a beginners’ guide Description:  Feature, 11 March 2013 URL:  Message from the front line: Adopt a strong arms treaty ‘before millions more die’ Description:  Feature, 6 March 2013

Nigeria. Le gouvernement de l’État de Lagos doit enrayer une vague dévastatrice d’expulsions forcées

De nouveaux éléments de preuve provenant d’images satellite révèlent la véritable ampleur d’une expulsion forcée ayant eu lieu à Badia-Est, dans la ville de Lagos – l’une des deux mégapoles d’Afrique. Ces clichés, pris avant et après les démolitions effectuées par le gouvernement de l’État de Lagos le 23 février 2013, montrent clairement qu’une zone densément peuplée abritant des habitations en béton et d’autres structures a été complètement rasée. De nouveaux éléments de preuve provenant d’images satellite révèlent la véritable ampleur d’une expulsion forcée ayant eu lieu à Badia-Est, dans la ville de Lagos – l’une des deux mégapoles d’

Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions

New evidence from satellite images reveals the true extent of a forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities. The pictures, taken before and after demolitions carried out by the Lagos state government on 23 February 2013, clearly show that a densely populated area containing concrete houses and other structures was razed to the ground. New evidence from satellite images reveals the true extent of a forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities.

Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions - 12 August 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions New evidence from satellite images reveals the true extent of a forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities. New evidence from satellite images reveals the true extent of a forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities. Media Node:  nigeria general nigeria before Nigeria after Story Location:  United Kingdom 9° 54' 19.3104" N, 3° 52' 1.8768" E See map: Google Maps “The effects of February’s forced eviction have been devastating for the Badia East community where dozens are still sleeping out in the open or under a nearby bridge exposed to rain, mosquitos and at risk of physical attack. ” Source:  Oluwatosin Popoola, Amnesty International’s Nigeria researcher. URL:  Nigeria: Further information: Demolitions cease but people still homeless Description:  Urgent Action, 10 May 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Lagos State government should stop harassment and intimidation of evicted residents of Badia East Description:  Public Statement, 3 April 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Hundreds of people forcibly evicted from their homes in Lagos Description:  Public Statement, 23 February 2013

Nigeria: Las autoridades del estado de Lagos deben detener la oleada de devastadores desalojos forzosos

Nuevas imágenes de satélite revelan la verdadera magnitud del desalojo forzoso de Badia East, en Lagos, una de las dos megalópolis de África.  Nuevas imágenes de satélite revelan la verdadera magnitud del desalojo forzoso de Badia East, en Lagos, una de las dos megalópolis de África.

Nigeria. Des condamnés à mort ont été transférés près du lieu d'exécution

Amnesty International a reçu des informations inquiétantes selon lesquelles les autorités pénitentiaires d'une prison du Nigeria auraient transféré, mardi 23 juillet, un groupe de détenus dans des cellules plus proches de la potence. Parmi eux se trouve un homme qui a échappé de justesse à une exécution en juin. Amnesty International a reçu des informations inquiétantes selon lesquelles les autorités pénitentiaires d'une prison du Nigeria auraient transféré, mardi 23 juillet, un groupe de détenus

Death row inmates moved closer to the gallows in Nigeria

Amnesty International has received worrying reports that Nigerian prison authorities on Tuesday moved a group of death row prisoners into cells closer to the gallows, including one man who narrowly escaped execution last month. Amnesty International has received worrying reports that Nigerian prison authorities on Tuesday moved a group of death row prisoners into cells closer to the gallows, including one man who narrowly

Nigeria. Les autorités doivent protéger les écoles des attaques meurtrières

Le gouvernement nigérian doit agir afin de prévenir les attentats visant des écoles, et ainsi protéger le droit des élèves à la vie et à une éducation, a déclaré Amnesty International après que 30 personnes eurent été tuées samedi 6 juillet lors d'une attaque menée par un groupe islamiste armé contre un pensionnat. Le gouvernement nigérian doit agir afin de prévenir les attentats visant des écoles, et ainsi protéger le droit des élèves à la vie et à une éducation, a déclaré Amnesty International après que 30&

Nigeria: Authorities must protect schools from deadly attacks

The Nigerian government must act to prevent attacks on schools to protect children’s lives and their right to education said Amnesty International after 30 people were reportedly killed in an attack on a boarding school by an armed Islamist group on Saturday. The Nigerian government must act to prevent attacks on schools to protect children’s lives and their right to education said Amnesty International after 30 people were reportedly killed in an attac

Nigeria: Authorities must protect schools from deadly attacks - 8 July 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Authorities must protect schools from deadly attacks The Nigerian government must act to prevent attacks on schools to protect children’s lives and their right to education said Amnesty International after 30 people were reportedly killed in an attac Secondary schools have been ordered to close across the north-eastern state of Yobe after an attack by an armed Islamist group left 30 dead. Twitter Tag:  nigeria Story Location:  Potiskum Nigeria 11° 42' 32.256" N, 11° 4' 11.892" E “The protection of children’s lives is paramount, and the Nigerian government has a duty to ensure that the country’s educational sector is not further threatened by the killing and intimidation of students and teachers and the destruction of school buildings.” Source:  Lucy Freeman, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Africa Date:  Mon, 08/07/2013

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