Archive Publications

29 Nov
0

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 5

Over the course of the last 5 weeks, the Judicial Panels of Inquiry have revealed specific findings indicating a long history of police brutality in Nigeria that have left victims without justice and emboldened abusers in the Nigeria Police Force ...

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21 Nov
0

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 4

With the establishment of State Judicial Panels of Inquiry in response to one of the demands of the #EndSARS protest, Yiaga Africa deployed monitors to the FCT and 27 of the 29 States with Panels currently established. While not all ...

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14 Nov
0

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 3

Police brutality remains a fundamental human rights issue which requires the state’s commitment to concrete actions that ensures justice for citizens who have suffered different forms of brutality/violation. The setup of Judicial Panels of Inquiry across the states was a ...

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07 Nov
0

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 2

In line with the demands of the youth to set up an independent body to oversee the investigation and prosecution of all reports of police misconduct, Judicial Panels of Inquiry have been set up in 29 states. The panels are ...

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07 Nov
0

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panel of Inquiry – No. 1

31st October – 7th November 2020 In line with the demands of the youth to set up an independent body to oversee the investigation and prosecution of all reports of police misconduct, Judicial Panels of Inquiry have been set up ...

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04 Sep
0

EDO 2020: An Election Defined by Strong-Arm Tactics and Violence

Edo state’s off-cycle governorship election aconducted in the state since the transition to civil rule in 1999. In 2008, the Action Congress Party governorship candidate challenged the outcome of the election. Through a decision of the election tribunal, Adams Oshiomhole ...

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07 May
0

Assessing Legislative Response to COVID-19 in Nigeria

The world is experiencing one of the worst pandemics in human history. The novel Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on all facets of human existence, and nation-states are mobilizing diverse resources to provide medical, political, economic, and legal solutions. In Nigeria, ...

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30 Apr
0

CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL 2020

A BILL FOR AN ACT TO REPEAL THE QUARANTINE ACT AND ENACT THE CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES ACT, MAKE PROVISIONS RELATING TO QUARANTINE AND MAKE REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING THE INTRODUCTION INTO AND SPREAD IN NIGERIA OF DANGEROUS INFECTIOUS DISEASES, AND ...

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29 Apr
0

Control of Infectious Diseases Bill

An act to make provisions relating to quarantine and the prevention of infectious diseases  

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03 Apr
0

No Country Without Women

According to the World Bank development indicators, women make up 49.32% of Nigeria’s population, meaning almost half of the entire population are women. Despite having this staggering number, female representation in the decision-making processes have been abysmally low since the ...

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