The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja, on Friday, heard arguments in the case by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government of Nigeria.

SERAP wants justice for the authorities’ failure to prevent, account for and investigate atrocities against Nigerians and other residents by herdsmen and other unknown perpetrators.

The court adjourned the suit to April 22, 2021, after an exchange by solicitor to SERAP, Femi Falana (SAN) and the government lawyer Adedayo Ogundele.

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In the suit No ECW/CCJ/APP/15/16, the organisation said killings, raping, maiming of Nigerians amount to serious violations of human rights of the rights to life, to the security and dignity of individuals.

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