Nigeria: November 14, 2002

Archives

  National riot police, manning a checkpoint in southeastern Anambra state, fired on a busload of people returning from a Christian religious ceremony. Four passengers were killed. The state government demanded that the national government removed the riot police. The riot police were sent to the state over the Summer to deal with the problems created by the state sponsored vigilante group; the Bakassi Boys. The riot police deny they killed anyone, although over a dozen civilians have been killed by riot police gunfire in the last three months. 

 

Article Archive

Nigeria: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close