The United States government has claimed that Nigeriaâ€™s police, military and the Department of State Services (DSS) is saddled with impunity worsened by corruption and weak judiciary.
This was presented by the US Department of State in its 2021 country reports on human rights practices, which was released on Tuesday.
The annual report usually covers individual, civil, political, and worker rights as stipulated in universal declaration of human rights and other international agreements.
In the report, the US government highlights cases of illegal arrests, forceful disappearance, denial of fair public trial and censorship or content restrictions as they pertain to human rights practices in Nigeria.
The US government also accused Nigerian security operatives of â€œperiodicallyâ€