Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court

Advocating the end to impunity for international crimes in Nigeria

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Our primary objective is to advocate the end to impunity for international crimes in Nigeria through the domestic implementation of the Rome Statute and the enthronement of the rule of law in Nigeria. We achieve this through promoting the understanding and awareness of the Rome Statute of the ICC in Nigeria, bytraining stakeholders on the domestic application of the Statute…

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The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) is a registered civil society organization established in 2002. It is comprised of more than 150 NGOs based in Nigeria including individual activists, human rights defenders and the academia working on justice issues or engaged in the use of international justice mechanisms to promote human rights and the fight against impunity for international crimes...

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There are CSO's in over 120 countries fighting for global justice for atrocity crimes, and we are one of them.

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ECOWAS court rules in favour of Agatu over 2016 killings

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has ordered Nigeria to investigate the 2016 mass killings and
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ECOWAS court rules in favour of Agatu over 2016 killings

ECOWAS commends Nigeria, Senegal for successful elections

Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Mustapha Cisse Lo, has congratulated Nigeria and Senegal for
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ECOWAS commends Nigeria, Senegal for successful elections

ECOWAS COURT DISMISSES CASE BY SON OF FORMER SENEGALESE PRESIDENT CONTESTING CONSTITUTIONALITY OF AMENDMENT TO ELECTORAL CODE

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a case brought by Mr. Karim Wade, a presidential aspirant of the opposition
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ECOWAS COURT DISMISSES CASE BY SON OF FORMER SENEGALESE PRESIDENT CONTESTING CONSTITUTIONALITY OF AMENDMENT TO ELECTORAL CODE

ECOWAS COURT ORDERS REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA TO PAY $200,000 IN DAMAGES TO FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE FOR UNLAWFUL REMOVAL FROM OFFICE AND INCARCERATION

The ECOWAS Court on February 27, 2019 ordered Republic of The Gambia to pay $200,000 dollars in ‘nominal damages’ to
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ECOWAS COURT ORDERS REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA TO PAY $200,000 IN DAMAGES TO FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE FOR UNLAWFUL REMOVAL FROM OFFICE AND INCARCERATION

LIBERIAN GOVERNMENT ORDERED TO PAY USD18 MILLION AS COMPENSATION TO WIDOW OF LATE PRESIDENT DOE

 The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the government of Liberia to pay the sum total of USD18,130,778.09 being monies
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LIBERIAN GOVERNMENT ORDERED TO PAY USD18 MILLION AS COMPENSATION TO WIDOW OF LATE PRESIDENT  DOE

SIERRA LEONE EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE NUMBER OF JUDGES OF THE ECOWAS COURT

The government of the Republic of Sierra Leone has expressed support for the restoration to seven, of the number of
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SIERRA LEONE EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE NUMBER OF JUDGES OF THE ECOWAS COURT

PRESIDENT CALLS FOR REINSTATEMENT OF INITIAL TENURE OF JUDGES OF THE ECOWAS COURT OF JUSTICE

The President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Honourable Justice Edward Amoako Asante has urged authorities of the Community to
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PRESIDENT CALLS FOR REINSTATEMENT OF INITIAL TENURE OF JUDGES OF THE ECOWAS COURT OF JUSTICE

UN calls for International Support in Ending all wars in Africa by 2020

UN Under Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Wednesday the 27th of February 2019 called on the
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UN calls for International Support in Ending all wars in Africa by 2020

NCICC in the News

  • Dear Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court,

    On behalf of Act for Sudan, we thank you for filing the summons to compel the Nigerian government (Nigeria) to respect its legal obligation under the Rome Statute and to enforce the warrants of arrest issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the president of the Republic of Sudan, Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir (Bashir), for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

     

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    Act for Sudan
  • They pursued justice. Instead of sitting idly by while a man wanted for genocide entered their country…But the Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court stood up to say “Enough!” on this particular trip…Words can have a powerful impact but the NCICC backed these words with swift and powerful action. The NCICC quickly filed legal action with the Nigerian government to arrest Bashir once he was on their soil.

     

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  • The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court, (NCICC) has filed a suit at the federal High Court Abuja to compel President Goodluck Jonathan to arrest the President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, who is attending a conference in Abuja.

    “It will amount to grave diplomatic blunder for the Jonathan administration to invite and give full ceremonial reception to war crime indictee in disregard of millions of victims and family of Darfur atrocities: stated Mr Obiagwu, adding that some of the Darfur victims are “Nigerian citizens who are still crying for justice.”

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