Tag Archives: Intersociety

Wike And Oyigbo Killings

By Casmir Igbokwe The viral pictures and videos of the deaths and destruction in Oyigbo area of Rivers State drew me to tears, even as most Nigerians are yet to get over the shooting of peaceful protesters in Lekki toll gate area of Lagos. What this and other killings in Nigeria indicate is that the right to life is not sacrosanct ...

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#EndSARS: 50 Killed, 80 Injured In Oyigbo, Rivers State, Group Alleges

A civil society group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has alleged that it has confirmed the killing of at least 50 people during and after the EndSARS protest in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State. The group added that about 80 others were injured.  In a statement, Chairman of Intersociety, Mr. Emeka Umeagbalasi, accused ...

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Obigbo Killings: Wike Acting Like Unlettered Lawyer, Group Fumes

…warns Obiano, Umahi, others against deployment of soldiers to South-East states A civil society group, Intersociety, is strongly warning and raising the alarm on dangerous citizens’ rights, liberty, security and safety implications of what it calls “carry go” or “licensed to kill, torture and terrorize” deployment of soldiers in old Eastern Nigeria particularly in Anambra, Delta, Rivers, Enugu, Imo, Abia ...

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Anambra Police SARS Atrocities: Setting The Records Straight (1)

By Intersociety & Emeka Umeagbalasi Anambra State has always been used as a case-study in recent years’ research reports on policing and military brutalities and corrupt practices in Nigeria or any part thereof particularly in the Southeast Region. This has been the case since at least 2004 owing to the State’s ‘blue-collar’ status and proneness to sectional or hateful, brutal, ...

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‘How Police Pocketed N1.9trn From Roadblocks, Others In 5 Years’

The International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law (Intersociety) says Nigeria has been hit by a torrential wave of failed policing and ‘policing industrialization’ particularly as it concerns its internal security and policing. This, it says, has led to losses in the hands of the Nigeria Police Force, the Military and the Paramilitaries, of over $13.8b or N3.9trillion; ...

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‘Fifty Christians Hacked To Death By Jihadists In March’

The International Society For Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety) says no fewer than 50 defenseless Christians were hacked to death in Nigeria in the month of March 2020. According to the group, while 25 deaths were recorded in the first half of March 2020, 25 others took place in the remaining half of the month, bringing the ...

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