Information on Decree 22, and request for text of the decree [NGA21449.E]

Neither information on, nor a copy of this decree could be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

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.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential. 1991.

Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series. 1991.

Amnesty International Report 1992. 1992.

Country Reports for 1991. 1991.

DIRB Amnesty Country File (Nigeria).

DIRB Country File (Nigeria). 1991.

Human Rights Watch World Report 1992. 1991.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) reports.

News from Africa Watch.

West Africa. 1991

On line searches of media reports (NEXIS).

Oral sources.
Note on contacting foreign diplomatic representatives in Canada:

Embassies and high commissions are not usually called for security-related questions such as location of military bases or the functioning of secret services. Ability to obtain information from diplomatic representatives depends on availability of information and cooperation from individual countries.