Nigeria concerned over Amnesty International’s ‘damaging’ activities

Army spokesman claims charity is ‘determined to destabilise’ nation via the ‘fictitious allegations of alleged human rights abuses’

Nigeria is “concerned” about Amnesty International’s activities, a spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari has said, just days after the government briefly banned Unicef over claims it was training “spies” sympathetic to Boko Haram.

“The federal government is increasingly concerned about the role that Amnesty International is playing in the war against terror in Nigeria,” Garba Shehu said in a statement.

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