Father, son, others paraded for kidnap, murder of APC lawyer, Ken Atsuwete

Barely two months after the kidnap and gruesome murder of a Port Harcourt-based human rights lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuwete, a father, his son and two others have been arrested for their alleged involvement. The deceased was one of the lawyers handling a case for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State and was murdered…

Police moves suspected killers of Rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete to Abuja

There are strong indications that five of the suspects who have been arrested in connection with the assassination of a Port Harcourt based Human Right Activist, Ken Atsuwete, have been transferred to Force Headquarters in Abuja for investigations. It was gathered that the transfer was in compliance with the directives by the Inspector General of…

NDDC boss, Semenitari, coalition protest over killing of lawyer in Lagos

The Coalition of Civil Society in the Niger Delta on Friday protested against the murder of a Port Harcourt-based human rights lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuwete. Atsuwete was murdered on Monday morning by unknown gunmen around his residence in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. The protesters, clad in black attire, who were…

Police arrest killers of rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete

A suspected culprit involved in the assassination of the Rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete who was murdered in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital has been apprehended. ‎The suspect was arrested as the Police in Rivers state launched a swift investigation into the killing of the Lawyer. A senior operative of the state Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS…

MOSOP condemns murder of human rights lawyer

Mr. Ken Atsuwete Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has condemned the gruesome murder of the civil society activist and human rights defender, Ken Atsuwete in Port Harcourt. MOSOP called on the Government of Rivers State and the security agencies to leave no stone unturned in apprehending the…

ANEEJ urges FG to find killers of Portharcourt-based civil rights activist

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has expressed sadness and grief at the senseless and dastardly assassination of prominent and frontline Human Rights Defender, Ken Atsuwete, Executive Director of Human Rights Alliance in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Mr. Atsuwete, an Itsekiri-born human rights defender and advocate championed the cause of the downtrodden…