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15 October 2008 9 December 2009 According to Amnesty International: "On 15 October 2008, Boma Augustine Fingesi" [snip] "was arrested alongside 17 other men by police officers in Rivers State. The ... Right To Liberty Nigeria Police
24 July 2009 24 July 2009 According to Amnesty International: "Chibuike Anams, a student aged 23, was sitting with two friends at a guesthouse in Elimgbu, Rivers State, on 24 July ... Right To Life Elimgbu, Nigeria Police
1 August 2008 31 August 2008 According to Amnesty International: "After shop owner Sunday Nonso (not his real name) was tortured to death in police custody in August 2008 in Enugu, ... Right To Life
Personal Integrity
Nigeria Police
1 September 2008 30 September 2008 According to Amnesty International: "Fifteen-year-old Emmanuel Egbo was extrajudicially executed by a police officer in Enugu in September 2008. According to eyewitnesses, he was playing ... Right To Life Nigeria Police
1 April 2012 30 November 2014 According to Amnesty International: "Usman Modu, a 26-year-old scrap metal dealer from Maiduguri, spent almost two and a half years in Giwa barracks. He was ... Right To Liberty Nigeria Military
19 January 2013 14 March 2014 According to Amnesty International: "On 19 January 2013, the JTF Operation Restore Order I arrested Alhaji Bukar Yaganami, a 50-year-old police contractor in Maiduguri, in ... Right To Liberty Giwa Barracks, Nigeria Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order I
14 March 2014 1 May 2015 According to Amnesty International: "On 19 January 2013, the JTF Operation Restore Order I arrested Alhaji Bukar Yaganami, a 50-year-old police contractor in Maiduguri, in ... Right To Liberty Nigeria State Security Service (Internal Security)
Military
1 May 2012 1 April 2015 According to Amnesty International: "On 1 May 2012, around midnight, Nigerian soldiers arrested 37-year-old Dungus Ladan (not his real name), at his home in Maiduguri. ... Right To Liberty Giwa Barracks, Nigeria Military
28 July 2009 28 July 2009 According to Human Rights Watch: "According to witnesses, many of the public executions in July 2009 by the police occurred at their headquarters in Maiduguri. ... Right To Life Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
31 July 2009 31 July 2009 According to Human Rights Watch: "On the morning of July 31, 2009—the day after the police killed Mohammed Yusuf—the military apprehended one of Boko Haram’s ... Right To Life Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 July 2009 29 July 2009 According to Human Rights Watch: "The following afternoon, July 29, the woman said she returned to the police headquarters and witnessed the police executing six ... Right To Life Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
31 July 2009 31 July 2009 According to Human Rights Watch: "Baba Fugu Mohammed, the 72-year-old father-in-law of Boko Haram’s leader Mohammed Yusuf, turned himself in to the police on the ... Right To Life Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
28 July 2009 28 July 2009 According to Human Rights Watch: "Human Rights Watch interviewed witnesses to three separate incidents of extrajudicial killings by soldiers in Maiduguri on July 28, 2009. ... Right To Life Nigeria Military
9 July 2011 9 July 2011 According to Human Rights Watch: "On the night of July 9, 2011, following a suspected Boko Haram attack on a military vehicle in Maiduguri, soldiers ... Right To Life
Right To Adequate Housing
Kaleri neighborhood, Nigeria Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order I
28 July 2009 28 July 2009 According to Human Rights Watch: "And in yet a third case, Human Rights Watch interviewed three witnesses who saw soldiers shoot five men on the ... Right To Life
Personal Integrity
Customs Bridge, Nigeria Military
26 January 2012 26 January 2012 According to Human Rights Watch: "On 26 January 2012, soldiers raided the Gidan-Yashi neighborhood of Maiduguri and executed on the spot three brothers—Dala, Mallam Tijjani, ... Right To Life Gidan-Yashi neighborhood, Nigeria Military
22 May 2012 22 May 2012 According to Human Rights Watch: "In Maiduguri, a resident of the Lawan Bukar Junction neighborhood told Human Rights Watch that on May 22, 2012 soldiers ... Right To Life Lawan Bukar Junction neighborhood, Nigeria Military
9 July 2011 9 July 2011 According to Human Rights Watch: "Human Rights Watch interviewed a witness who described seeing two soldiers beat and rape a woman, who was his neighbor, ... Personal Integrity Kaleri neighborhood, Nigeria Military
6 August 2008 6 August 2008 According to Amnesty International: "On 6 August 2008, Femi Enyi (not his real name), a commercial driver, was shot without prior warning by a police ... Right To Life Nigeria Police
8 February 2012 8 February 2012 According to the United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor: "On 8 February police at a checkpoint in Onitsha, Anambra ... Right To Life
Personal Integrity
Nigeria Police
24 March 2008 24 March 2008 According to the United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor: "On March 24, the JTF reportedly killed four men near ... Right To Life Nigeria Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Hope
15 May 2009 15 May 2009 According to Amnesty International: "Aneke Okorie, a 39-year-old Okada (motorcycle taxi) rider and a father of four, failed to pay a bribe to the police ... Right To Life Nigeria Police
10 August 2006 11 August 2006 According to Amnesty International: "On 10 August 2006, the police in Aba, Abia State, paraded 12 men labelled as “armed robbers” in front of the ... Right To Life Nigeria Police
1 March 2002 31 March 2002 According to Amnesty International: "Student Emeka Ugwoke, aged 17, and Izuchukwu Ayogu, aged 16, were extrajudicialy executed by the police in Nsukka in March 2002. ... Right To Life Nigeria Police
20 June 2013 20 June 2013 According to Amnesty International: "On 20 June, Bashir Tijani (not his real name), a 35-year-old farmer and cleric, was arrested during another screening in Konduga. ... Right To Liberty Nigeria Military
1 January 2013 31 July 2013 According to Amnesty International: "Saleh Bukar (not his real name), told Amnesty International that after he had been detained for three months in Sector Alpha ... Right To Liberty Sector Alpha (“Guantanamo”) ; Presidential Lodge, Nigeria Military
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “A young Christian boy from the Dutse Uku neighborhood described the killing of two of his brothers by a MOPOL ... Right To Life Dutse Uku neighborhood, Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “Human Rights Watch interviewed five witnesses in the Rikkos neighborhood, each giving an account independent of the others, who saw ... Right To Life Rikkos neighborhood, Nigeria Military
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “On the morning of November 29, military soldiers in Rikkos arrested 16 Muslim men. The soldiers marched the group down ... Right To Life
Personal Integrity
Rikkos (Gadan Katako), Nigeria Military
28 November 2008 28 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “Human Rights Watch interviewed two police officers separately who witnessed a soldier summarily execute an unarmed man at the Laranto ... Right To Life Laranto Police Division, Nigeria Military
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “On November 29, MOPOLs responded to an altercation in the Angwan Rogo neighborhood between Muslim and Christian youth by chasing ... Right To Life Angwan Rogo neighborhood, Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: "Witnesses described how on the morning of November 29, MOPOL officers entered the Angwan Damisa neighborhood in Rikkos and shot ... Right To Life Angwan Damisa neighborhood in Rikkos, Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “On the morning of November 29, the MOPOLs arrived at the house of a prominent Islamic scholar in Rikkos. Witnesses ... Right To Life Rikkos (New Layout), Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “On the morning of November 29, mobs of Christians and Muslims clashed in the Angwan Keke neighborhood for about one ... Right To Life Bulbulla neighborhood, Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “A 45-year-old teacher from Angwan Keke described what he saw: “On Saturday morning at around 7:30, the Christian people from ... Right To Life Angwan Keke neighborhood, Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: “A 20-year-old student from Congo Junction described how a MOPOL officer summarily executed his friend inside his house on the ... Right To Life Congo Junction, Nigeria Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
29 November 2008 29 November 2008 According to Human Rights Watch: "Human Rights Watch interviewed eight witnesses who saw four soldiers enter the Ali Kazaure neighborhood around 11 a.m. on November ... Right To Life Ali Kazaure neighborhood, Nigeria Military
27 May 2008 27 May 2008 According to Amnesty International: "Officers sometimes continue to kill at will after being transferred to new posts. The police officers who reportedly killed Michael Akpan ... Right To Life Nigeria Police
30 August 2015 30 August 2015 According to Amnesty International: "One of the earliest shootings of IPOB members and supporters took place on 30 August 2015 in Onitsha, after IPOB members ... Excessive Use Of Force Uga junction, Nigeria Military
Police
19 October 2015 19 October 2015 According to Amnesty International: "On 19 October 2015, approximately 50 women gathered around midday in Umuahia, at Abia state government house (the official residence of ... Beating
Excessive Use Of Force
At entrance to Abia State Government House, Nigeria Police
State Security Service (Internal Security)
20 October 2015 20 October 2015 According to Amnesty International: "The next day, on 20 October, another peaceful protest was held, this time by women in Awkawho [sic.], who marched to ... Excessive Use Of Force Anambra state government house, Nigeria Military
Police
10 November 2015 10 November 2015 According to Amnesty International: "On 10 November, after a Federal High Court ordered the detention of Nnamdi Kanu for 90 days, there was another march ... Excessive Use Of Force Just before Eleme Junction, Nigeria Army
Navy
Police
Police Mobile Force (Riot Police)
2 December 2015 2 December 2015 According to Amnesty International: "MARCHERS SHOT, HEAD BRIDGE, ONITSHA, 2 DECEMBER 2015 - On 1 December, thousands of IPOB members and supporters held a protest ... Unlawful Killings Niger Bridge, also known as Head Bridge, Nigeria Navy
Military
17 December 2015 17 December 2015 According to Amnesty International: "A CELEBRATION TERMINATED: FIVE PROTESTERS KILLED AND 20 INJURED IN ONITSHA - On 17 December 2015, soldiers of the 302 Artillery ... Beating
Unlawful Killings
Niger Bridge, also known as Head Bridge, Nigeria 302 Field Artillery Regiment
17 December 2015 17 December 2015 According to Amnesty International: "[O]n the evening of 17 December, soldiers from Onitsha Military Cantonment went to Multicare hospital and seized 11 wounded people. Amnesty ... Arbitrary Arrests And Detention Onitsha Military Cantonment barracks, Nigeria Military
17 December 2015 19 December 2015 According to Amnesty International: "[O]n the evening of 17 December, soldiers from Onitsha Military Cantonment went to Multicare hospital and seized 11 wounded people. Amnesty ... Arbitrary Arrests And Detention Onitsha Military Cantonment barracks, Nigeria Military
18 January 2016 18 January 2016 According to Amnesty International: "On 18 January in Aba, for example, the military and police arrested at least 83 people at different locations, possibly to ... Arbitrary Arrests And Detention Nigeria Military
Police
18 January 2016 18 January 2016 According to Amnesty International: "Others told Amnesty International they were arrested on their way to the High School, possibly because they carried a flag or ... Arbitrary Arrests And Detention On the way to Aba National High School, Nigeria Military
Police
18 January 2016 18 January 2016 According to Amnesty International: "On 18 January 2016, IPOB members and supporters marched in Aba towards the National High School for a prayer session for ... Excessive Use Of Force Aba-Enugu expressway, Nigeria Military
Police
18 January 2016 19 January 2016 According to Amnesty International: "The army also detained at least 57 people in their barracks on 18 January. Christopher Eze (not his real name), a ... Arbitrary Arrests And Detention Ngwa High School Barracks, Nigeria Army

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