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Gambia: Soldiers sentenced to death in secret trial must not be executed

Death sentences imposed on soldiers accused of participating in December’s attempted coup d’état in Gambia are a cruel violation of the right to life and the right to a fair trial, Amnesty International said today

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Buhari wins 2015 Nigeria election calls for healing

Buhari wins 2015 Nigeria election calls for healing

Former military ruler General Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2015 Nigerian Presidential Election according to the final results as announced by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

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President Goodluck Jonathan congratulates Buhari (full statement)

I promised the country free and fair elections. I have kept my word. I have also expanded the space for Nigerians to participate in the democratic process. That is one legacy I will like to see endure

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Rivers APC Congratulates Buhari, Amaechi, INEC And Electorate For Saving Nigeria From Doom

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the party’s presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), for defeating incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party

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Goodluck Jonathan wins Enugu – Nigeria election results

Election results as released by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shows that President Goodluck Jonathan has won the 2015 presidential election in Enugu state by a big margin

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Goodluck Jonathan suffers big defeat in Kano -Nigeria election results

The official results released by the INEC in the presidential election in Nigeria has incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan losing to his main rival General Muhammadu Buhari in Kano

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Nigeria election results: Buhari wins Ogun state

General Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2015 presidential ballot cast in Ogun state

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Nigeria: APC warns against any attempt to announce fake election results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned against any attempt to tamper with the results of the elections that were concluded nationwide on Saturday, saying Nigerians have voted peacefully and massively and they know who they have voted for

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DRC: Release human rights activists unlawfully held in Kinshasa

Amnesty International today launched a new campaign for the release of Congolese youth human rights activists held incommunicado in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for 15 days

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Nigeria election 2015: 300 Polling stations still opened

Over 300 polling stations across Nigeria are opened in the second day of voting in the country’s 2015 general elections

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Nigeria police arrest INEC officials as nation await full election results

The police in Nigerian state of Zamfara said they have arrested officials from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for electoral offences

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Nigeria election results: Buhari calls for extra time

The 2015 Presidential candidate of Nigeria’s main opposition party the APC, General Muhammadu Buhari says he has no problem with extending voting for another day to allow Nigerians who did not get the chance to cast their ballots to be able to discharge their constitutional duties

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Sierra Leone: Let pregnant girls take exams

The suggestion that visibly pregnant girls in Sierra Leone will be excluded from school exams this Monday will do nothing but damage their education and harm their chances to better their lives, Amnesty International said today

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Video: Nigeria election must be fair and peaceful – Obama

The President of the United States, Barack Obama has urged Nigerians to not turn back the clock on a “Great Nation” that they have built by engaging in violence

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Gambia fails to heed UN warnings on deteriorating human rights

Gambia has effectively thumbed its nose to the international community after it failed to accept a raft of recommendations to address its deteriorating human rights situation, Amnesty International said today

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Nigeria election: PDP Plots to Write Unit Results at Collation Centres in Rivers State

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress [APC] claims credible information in its possession indicates that the PDP, in collusion with the Independent Electoral Commission [INEC], have plotted to ignore the genuine results of polls of most units in Rivers State

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