“YOU know I am not very happy with Nigeria. I
have made that very clear on many
occasions. Yes, Nigeria stood by us more
than any nation, but you let yourselves down,
and Africa and the black race very badly… Mandela to Nigeria
Click Here to read the full excerpt of that interview and many other interesting write ups in this edition of The Advocate.
The August 2017 edition of our Newsletter, ‘The Advocate’ is out. It contains many interesting items for reading. Click here to download Newsletter
Petition to House Committee on Health Services to Visit Prisons and Assess Inmate’s Access to Health and Medical Services
CURE-Nigeria has written to the House Committee on Health Services to work on the mandate given to it by the House of Representatives to visit prisons to assess inmates’ access to health and medical care.
CURE-Nigeria has written to the House Committee on Interior to work on the mandate given to it by the House of Representatives to visit prisons to assess inmates’ access to health and medical care.
for details, click here
A Petition to the FCT Commissioner of Police Over the Continuous Detention of Inmates in Keffi Prison Without Arraignment
CURE-Nigeria has petitioned the Commissioner of Police FCT over the continuous detention of more than thirty inmates without arraignment/trial at the Medium Security Prison, Keffi.
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Petition to the NHRC to Make Public its Findings on the Alleged Killing of Inmates in Abakaliki Prison
CURE-Nigeria has written the National Human Rights Commission to make public, the findings of its investigation into the alleged killing of six inmates and injuring of another ten in Abakaliki prison in August 2016.
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The Advocate, our educative and informative Newsletter is out for the month of June 2017. Click Here to Read
The U.S Embassy in Abuja in Partnership with CURE-Nigeria Donates Educational Materials to all the Prisons in Benue State
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) department of the United States Embassy in Abuja, in partnership with CURE-Nigeria, donated education materials worth over $10,000 to all the prisons in Benue State. The donation was done on the 17th of May, 2017.
Below are some pictures of the donation ceremony:
Click HERE for the published report on the survey of female detainees/convicts living in prisons in Nigeria
Another edition of The Advocate is out. Click Here to read