Stop Wanton Killings, Group Tells Buhari

A body of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, the Coalition of Civil Societies, Rivers State chapter has called on the government at all levels to stop the killings across all parts of the country. The group made this call in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, during a national road walk campaign against killings…

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In The News

Rivers: CSOs observes national day of mourning

Over 200 Rivers indigenes and civil society groups yesterday staged a peaceful protest to the Rivers State Police command demanding for the total overhauling of the Nigeria police force. The protesters noted the incessant killings in the state with no proper prosecution of perpetrators.

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In The News

Group Wants Withdrawal Of Police Officers Attached To VIPs

Against the backdrop of increasing waves of crime and killings,a Non-Governmental organisation (NGO)” We The People”in conjunction with Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Rivers State have called for immediate withdrawal of policemen attached to very important personalities otherwise known as VIPs and redeploy them to provide efficient equal security for all citizens in the…

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In The News

Insecurity in Rivers: 46 Die in Extra Judicial Murders in April

As insecurity continues to escalate in Rivers State, 46 persons have reportedly died across the state in extra judicial killings and gang murders. This was contained in a report produced and made public by a non-governmental organisation, ‘We The People,’ in conjunction with the Rivers Civil Society Organizations (RIVSCO). According to the report, 46 deaths,…

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In The News

Renewed cult killings in Rivers reach frightening level

THE RECENT renewed cult related and extra judicial killings in Rivers State have reached a frightening level. Following the report by Non Governmental Organizations “We the People”, “Centre for social studies and development” and “Rivers State Civil Society organization shows that the Obio/Akpo and Emohu local government areas, recorded the highest number of killings in…

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Human Rights

Routing Killings

In the month of April 2019, We the People tracked and documented 46 atrocious killings in Rivers state occurring on a near daily basis. This report contains the different incidents where these killings occur. Unfortunately, the alarming increase in cases of atrocious killings have not received commensurate response from law enforcement agencies and the government.…

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‘We The People’ Ends Boot Camp On Mass Atrocities In Nigeria (PICTURES)

In a bid to curtail the continuous perpetuation of mass atrocity in Nigeria, “We The People” a non-governmental organization has organized a four-day boot camp for prevention and advocacy against atrocities. The camp which held at Owerri, Imo State began on Wednesday 10th through Saturday 13th April, 2019 and had in attendance participants comprised of…

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Recent Interventions

We the People Trains Activists to Combat Mass Killings

In recent times in Nigeria, the spate of mass killings has increased alarmingly. From irregular occurrences in troubled areas, these killings have assumed the character of regularity and consistency, creating an atmosphere of fear and insecurity. the occurrence of atrocious killings have also spread significantly around the country. Almost every state is now deeply affected…

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