Urhobo Historical Society

NATIONAL POLICE AND
STATE VIGILANTE GROUPS IN NIGERIA



HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE BY VIGILANTES IN NIGERIA
 By Okechukwu Nwanguma 
Nigeria: Government Must Disband Vigilante Groups
A Joint Press Release By Human Rights Watch and 
Centre for Law Enforcement Education (CLEEN), Lagos
Human Rights Watch and CLEEN's Report On
THE BAKASSI BOYS: The Legitimization of Murder and Torture
A Review of HRW's and CLEEN's Report 
 THE BAKASSI BOYS: The Legitimization of Murder and Torture
On State Sponsored Vigilante Groups in Nigeria
By Peter P. Ekeh
MotherJones.com
Nigeria's Vigilante Justice by Stephan Faris
"Fed up with soaring crime and ineffective police, Nigerians are embracing vigilante groups -- despite their murderous methods". 
(April 25, 2002)
Amnesty International 
Witnesses Attempted Summary Execution by Anambra Government Security Force
 Who are Bakassi Boys?
By Harry Nwana
Human Rights Watch:
Nigeria’s Action on Bakassi Boys Welcomed
Letter to President Olusegun Obasanjo 

 



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