Nigeria Visits & Communications

Country Visits

The Special Rapporteur visited Nigeria from 27 June to 8 July 2005 and reported on his visit to the January 2006 session of the UN Human Rights Council. His mission covered: instances of framing and killing of suspects by the police and police impunity; death sentences for homosexuality; inter-communal violence; and deaths in custody. The original report and the 2008 follow-up report are available below. A prior mandate holder visited Nigeria in 1997.