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2 Sep

Nigeria’s insecurity reaches Westminster Hall

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20 Jul

Can Nigeria dare to dream for a brighter future of religious freedom?

Pastor Ayo, CEO of peace organisation PSJ UK, shares highlights from their fringe events at the Freedom of Religion or Belief Conference, and his hopes for Nigeria Peace and Social Justice (PSJ UK) is an international non-profit organisation that seeks to promote peace building, social justice and sustainable development in Nigeria and other parts of […]

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20 Jul

Westminster Hall debate on Nigeria’s security crisis

Watch as the Members of Parliament gather in Westminster Hall, UK Parliament, to debate Nigeria’s Security Crisis after the launch of our report; Titled:- On The Brink?

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22 Jun

PSJUK – Electoral Act Amendment Bill & Democracy in Nigeria

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21 Jun

Kate Osamor MP — To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations officials in her Department have received from (a) organisations and (b) representatives of the Nigerian diaspora in the UK on the frequency of attacks taking place across Nigeria and potential solutions to bring about peace in the region.

Vicky Ford MP — Increasing insecurity across Nigeria is having a devastating impact on affected communities. We welcome views from both organisations and representatives of the Nigerian diaspora in the UK, including on peace-building efforts in Nigeria and the wider region. I [Minister Ford] regularly respond to correspondence from MPs on behalf of constituents who are members of the […]

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20 Jun

Baroness Cox — To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the joint report by the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust, International Organisation for Peacebuilding and Social Justice and Christian Solidarity International Breaking Point in Central Nigeria? Terror and Mass Displacement in the Middle Belt, published in March.

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park — We welcome this report and its recognition that the underlying drivers of violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt are complex. The Minister for Africa visited Nigeria in February 2022 and raised rising insecurity and its impact on the Nigerian people in meetings with the Vice President, Foreign Minister and several […]

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20 Jun

USCIRF Delegation Travels to Nigeria to Assess Religious Freedom Conditions

USCIRF Delegation Travels to Nigeria to Assess Religious Freedom Conditions Washington, DC – United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Commissioner Frederick A. Davie along with USCIRF staff traveled to Abuja, Nigeria from June 4-11 to meet with Nigerian and U.S. government officials, religious communities, civil society representatives, and human rights defenders to assess religious freedom […]

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12 Jun

Impunity in Nigeria – Democracy Day should be renamed Deborah Day

Deborah Samuel – Stoned and Burnt to death by Schoolmates June 12 is Democracy Day in Nigeria, but this year it also happens to be the one-month anniversary since an angry mob of un-hooded classmates savagely hunted down Deborah Samuel, having accused her of blasphemy and proceeded to mete out a death sentence even though […]

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25 May

What Steps Are Being Taken By The UK Government To Tackle The Humanitarian And Security Crisis In Nigeria?

The UK has urged the Nigerian Government to adopt long-term solutions that seek to address the underlying factors, largely criminality and competition over resources, while promoting human rights for all. In addition, since 2017, £425 million worth of humanitarian aid has supported 1.5 million people in North-East Nigeria. The Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) […]

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25 May

How Safe/Democratic Are Elections In Nigeria? Will The Electoral Amendment Act Make A Difference?

Elections in Nigeria are a flashpoint for violence and conflict. It is thus not a surprise to see Nigeria scoring low on Freedom House’s index, indicating that the country is ‘partly free.’ The Presidential elections in 2019 were particularly troubling, with Freedom House concluding it was “…marred by irregularities.” In response, the UK Government has […]

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