Human Rights




Africa by Eldis, Institute for Development Studies
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country. Eldis is an Internet gateway, produced by the British Library for Development Studies, funded by Danida.

Africa South of the Sahara- Nigeria
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country and subjects. Prepared by Karen Fung for the Electronic Technology Group, African Studies Association, USA. At Stanford University.

African Studies WWW- Nigeria
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and subjects. By the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

Africaserver (Netherlands)
Dutch gateway to Africa.With a clickable map.

Africa (AdmiNet) Nigeria
Links to other resources by country. By AdmiNet

African Studies Internet Resources
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and region. Research-oriented. At Columbia University.

Association of Nigerians Abroad
An association of Nigerian professionals, academics and students who are resident abroad.

Boomies site on Nigeria
Personal homepage on Nigeria. Basic facts.

Encyclopedia Brittanica Internet Guide - Africa
Reviewed links to resources on Africa, sorted by country

News, Chatrooms, Discussion Forums, Bulletin Boards, Weblinks.

US Department of the Army / Library of Congress: African Country Studies - Nigeria
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently contains studies of 85 countries. Among the African studies:
Algeria, Angola, Chad, Comoros , Côte d'Ivoire , Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) , Egypt, Ethiopia , Ghana , Libya , Madagascar , Mauritania , Mauritius , Nigeria , Seychelles , Somalia, Sudan, Uganda

World Factbook- Central Intelligence Agency, USA
Basic facts on all countries, maps and flags. Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials

World Bank: Countries and Regions: Africa
Studies and findings from the World Bank group on Africa. No Nigeria page yet.



Ethnologue Database
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

Nigeria ­ Music
On Afro-Caribbean Musics, devoted to the promotion of the Afro-Caribbean culture by the mean of it's music

Sokari Douglas Camp
Page devoted to the Nigerian artist.

Yoruba and Akan Art in Wood and Metal: The Doorway
an experimental on-line catalog of an exhibit first presented at the Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences in Peoria, Illinois in 1994.



Geomatics Nigeria ltd
A Nigerian environmental and GIS company with samples from
environmental studies, mapping and forest management in Nigeria.
Nigeria Business Information
Economical and political updates, and background information on the country.
MBendi's economic profile
By Mbendi Information Service. Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.), the leading business and government personalities, a directory of products and services, the larger development projects currently underway in Africa, and information on the African Stock Exchanges.


HealthNet Africa  - health information network. Covers many African countries.

Travelers' Health Advisories, 1996-1997. (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta)

UPENN African Studies - Health Sector
Links to health related information including health profiles of many African countries.


Human Rights

Amnesty International - Nigeria
Amnesty International publications and news releases on Nigeria 1996 -

US State Department - Human Rights Reports on Africa - by country
1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997

Queer Resources Directory - Africa
Human Rights and homosexuality in African countries

Human Rights Watch - Nigeria

Nigeria Media Monitor
A weekly digest of events (especially threats to freedom of information) affecting the Nigerian news media (newspapers, TV, broadcasting).  Published by the Independent Journalism Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.

Campaign: Ken Saro Wiwa
Putting pressure on Western transnational corporations which prop up the Abacha's dictatorship.

Saro-Wiwa -condolence Book

Ken Saro-Wiwa links
By Derechos.

The Drilling Fields
Transcript of the dialouge in the documentary on Shell in Ogoni-land.Joint winner of the One World Broadcasting Trust Premier Award for network television 1994.

Nigeria - Human Rights- Derechos
Human rights sites, appeals, HR reports and information, news

Shell in Nigeria
Shell defending themselves at this site.



Abuja Mirror (Nigeria)
Electronic version of the weekly newspaper.

Africa News Server - Nigeria
African News Service reports on Nigeria.

AFP-Stories on Nigeria (in English)
Agence France-Press (AFP) stories on Nigeria. Price: 2 French francs per story

AP-Stories on Nigeria
Associated Press
stories on Nigeria, by The Washington Post.

BBC World News Africa

Cable News Network CNN
Africa page on CNN.

Nigeria Media Monitor
Weekly digest of developments within the Nigerian news media scene published by the Independent Journalism Centre in Lagos.

OneWorld News Service - Nigeria Page
News from organisations and bureaus participating in the One World project.

Post Express, The (Nigeria)
Electronic version of the Lagos-based newspaper.

Reuter-Stories on Nigeria
Reuters stories on Nigeria, by Yahoo.

Today (Nigeria)
Electronic version of the weekly newspaper.

Wazobia News Online
Wazobia News is a bi-weekly electronic publication that focuses on issue/events in Nigeria from correspondents within Nigeria. Published on the Internet by Ghotek International. Requires subsription.



Elections and parliaments around the world - Nigeria
Election facts by Wilfred Derksen.

African Governments on the WWW
By Gunnar Anzinger

African political resources
Listings of political sites sorted by country, with links to parties, organisations, governments, media.

Center for Democracy and Development
A non-governmental, independent research, information and training institution which seeks to provide networking opportunities, strategic training and policy-oriented scholarship on questions of democratic development and peace building in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

Free Nigeria
"Let us come together once and for all in setting our country free. The FNM provides an avenue for action for all those who really have Nigeria's plight at heart".

Kudirat Institute for Nigerian Democracy (KIND)
Seeks to restore democracy to Nigeria by rebuilding sectors of its civil society.

Nigerian Democratic Movement (NDM)
NDM has been the vanguard for information on the activities of the democratic movement in Nigeria.

Nigeria Youth Revolutionary Movement
Homepage of the organisation. Daily news, opinion, archives.

"Time waits for no one! Let's embrace noble ideals for the love of nation and its people. Then we can expect to assume our rightful place among nations." - Chuck E. Odili, Webmaster.

United Democratic Front of Nigeria (UDFN)
Home page of the Nigerian pro-democracy movement.

  • Nigerian Democratic Front
    State affiliate of the United Democratic Front of Nigeria (UDFN) in Michigan. It is also a member of the Nigerian Pro-Democracy Network (NPDN) which coordinates the activities of some 10 pro-democracy groups in the United States.



City.Net Africa
Links to other resources by country.

INFOHUB Nigeria Page
INFOHUBs travel-related information on Nigera

Lonely Planet Travellers Reports
Travel experiences and reccomendations.

World Travel Net Nigeria
Links to general information and Foreign Office Travel Advice .