Friday, September 30, 2022

International Criminal Court

September 11, 2022

Azu Ishiekwene: Lessons about change from Ruto’s playbook

The election was a success because Kenyans wanted and worked for it to succeed.

William Ruto
October 18, 2021

Laurent Gbagbo vows to remain in politics until death

The former Cote d’Ivoire president launched a new party after he lost control of the party he founded to a former ally while in prison.

October 1, 2021

Twitter cracks down on Nigerians using bloodied flag to mark #EndSARS anniversary

Nigerians have come to revere the flag as the symbol of the historic protest and vowed to amplify it every year in honour of civilians murdered by their own country’s soldiers.

Bloody Nigerian flag and Buhari
February 23, 2021

Despite petition, Nigerian Senate confirms ex-service chiefs as Ambassadors

Senate President Ahmad Lawan said “The nomination cannot be nullified because we asked them to be changed.”

ex service chiefs
December 31, 2020

#LekkiMassacre: Names, service numbers of Nigerian soldiers killed in mysterious Lagos operation revealed

It was unclear whether or not the soldiers that were mysteriously killed on October 25 have anything to do with ongoing military plots to cover up official complicity in Lekki massacre.

December 19, 2020

Buhari’s nominee to ICC Ishaq Bello loses out after dismal showing at polls

Mr. Bello who has been at the Nigerian high court for more than two decades was edged out as he garnered only 5 out of 110 votes available.

December 14, 2020

Nigeria opposed to undermining ICC’s mandate: Malami

Mr. Malawi warns against weakening of Rome Statute by attacking the ICC.

Nigeria's Attorney General, Abubakar Malami
December 11, 2020

Our investigation confirmed Nigerian military committed war crimes: ICC Prosecutor

The war crimes tribunal is also seeking to bring Boko Haram elements to justice for crimes against humanity.

November 18, 2020

Nigeria: A decade of impunity and inaction

Various commissions and inquiries have been set up to investigate alleged crimes committed by the military since 2009, but none led to any prosecution of perpetrators.

Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International
October 26, 2020

#LekkiMassacre: Don’t be afraid of ICC war crime charges, Buratai tells soldiers

The Netherlands-based war crimes tribunal acknowledged receiving complaints against Nigerian political and military leaders last week.