The first thing to say about Amnesty International’s Report: Setting the Record Straight is to thank the organisation for confirming a fact that the conflict between herders and farmers in Nigeria is not about religion.
Amnesty International has called on the ICC to start a full-blown investigation into atrocities allegedly committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing the Nigerian government of failing to bring those responsible to justice.
The special adviser to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta and the coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme, Charles Dokubo, has said that he will not be forced to squander the funds meant for beneficiaries.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard efforts of some ill-willed persons who intend to make rubbish of the achievements of Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta region.
Rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian government of encouraging killers. The group says failure of govt to prosecute those responsible for killings is fueling rising insecurity across the country.
The Nigerian Army has raised alarm over plans by Amnesty International to publish damaging reports about it. This is also as several groups have accused the international body of plotting to destabilise the country.