[JURIST] In her first visit to Nigeria, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay [official profile; JURIST news archive], on Friday praised [press release] the country for the significant development in protecting human rights, while urging further protection against conflict, poverty and corruption. Calling the issues of the country the "most daunting set of challenges for decades," Pillay stressed the importance of human rights protections as the country transitions to democracy. Regarding the violence of Boko Haram [JURIST...

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