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Nigeria: Update to NGA7120 of 6 November 1990 on Decrees 21 and 22, and on the right to appeal

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 July 1997
Citation / Document Symbol NGA27235.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Nigeria: Update to NGA7120 of 6 November 1990 on Decrees 21 and 22, and on the right to appeal, 1 July 1997, NGA27235.E, available at: [accessed 30 May 2016]
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Updated information on Decrees 21 and 22 could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. For information on the appeal process, please consult the attached document.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Article 19. June 1995. "Nigeria: Fundamental Rights Denied: Report of the Trial of Ken Saro Wiwa and Others." London: Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, pp. 60-62.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. Weekly.

Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series [London]. Monthly.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1989. 1990.

The Europa World Year Book 1990. 1991. 37th ed. Vol. 2. London: Europa Publications.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. 1990.

New African [London]. Monthly.

News from Africa Watch [New York]. 1990-1996.

West Africa [London]. Weekly.

On-line search on NEXIS database.

Two oral sources consulted did not provide information on the requested subject.

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