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Inibehe Effiong

27 Aug
Detained human rights lawyer and activist, Mr. Inibehe Effiong, has regained freedom after spending exactly one month in captivity
26 Aug
Nigerian lawyer Inibehe Effiong on Friday regained freedom after 30 days in prison for alleged contempt. Effiong left the prison in Akwa Ibom State at about 8:00 am and said he was 'incarcerated' for saying the truth. “I consider it an honour for me to be incarcerated for the truth,” Effiong whose detention drew wide…
12 Aug
The Coalition of Civil Society Organisation (CSO) in Nigeria, in conjunction with friends of Inibehe Effiong, yesterday, protested against continued incarceration of the human rights lawyer...
11 Aug
The conviction of Inibehe Effiong on July 27, 2022, by Honourable Justice Ekaette Obot, the Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom State came to me as a surprise.
4 Aug
Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has condemned the detention of Inibehe Effiong and Jackie Ikeotuonye, lawyers arrested on July 27 and August 1, 2022 respectively.
3 Aug
Nigerian Civic Space Protection Alliance (NCSPA) has condemned the imprisonment of Inibehe Effiong by the Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom State, Justice Ekaette Obot.
29 Jul
Action Group on Free Civic Space (AGFCS) has condemned the arrest and imprisonment of human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, and demanded his immediate release.
28 Jul
Akwa Ibom State High Court has ordered that a lawyer, Mr. Inibehe Effiong, be remanded in jail for one month for contemptuous and insulting behaviour in court.
27 Jul
Akwa Ibom State Chief Judge Justice Ekaette Obot on Wednesday sent a human rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong to prison for one month. Effiong in a tweet alleged that Justice Obot sent him to prison "for defending Leo Ekpenyong in the libel suit filed by Governor Udom Emmanuel." The lawyer explained that he complained when the…
10 Aug 2021
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Inibehe Effiong has denounced the August 11, 2021 invitation extended to his clients, Israel Balogun by the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department of the Nigerian Police Force...
5 Apr 2020
I am not sure whether a robust sensitisation is enough to stop corruption in constituency projects. Before we discuss sensitisation of local communities, we should address two fundamental questions.
14 May 2019
A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has filed a suit against president Muhammadu Buhari at the federal high court...

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