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NHRC ISSUES DIRECTIVE ON TREATMENT OF SUSPECTS, PROMISES ITS NO LONGER BUSINESS AS USUAL

   2018-06-08


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that it will henceforth ensure that law enforcement agencies or officers who indulge in unlawful procedures in the treatment of suspects and accused persons under their custody are roundly condemned and held accountable.

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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR SIGNING INTO LAW THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN BILL

   2018-06-01


Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law "The Not Too Young to Run Bill".

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NHRC BOSS TASKS STAKEHOLDERS ON SUSTAINABLE WAY TO DEAL WITH INSURGENCY IN DAMATURU.

   2018-05-21


The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on stakeholders to contribute their quota in the fight against insurgency in order to deal with the issue in a sustainable way that will meet both local and international standards.

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NIGERIAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, JOURNAL CALL FOR PAPERS

   2018-05-18


NIGERIAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, JOURNAL CALL FOR PAPERS

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

DIRECTIVE NHRC/001/2018

DIRECTIVES ON TREATMENT OF ACCUSED PERSONS AND SUSPECTS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.

   2018-05-14

This directive is issued in fulfillment of the mandate of the Commission to, deal with all matters relating to the promotion and protection of human rights, do all such things that are incidental, necessary or conducive or expedient for the performance of its functions and to carry out all such other functions as are necessary or expedient for the performance of its functions under the Enabling Act as amended.

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OJUKWU ASSUMES OFFICE AS NHRC BOSS

   2018-05-04


Anthony Okechukwu Ojukwu Esq on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 officially assumed office as the Substantive Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) following his nomination by the President and subsequent confirmation by the Senate.

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NHRC Executive Secretary, Tony Ojukwu Esq at the handover of cheque to victims of Apo killing incident of 20th September 2013

   2018-04-27


Hon Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Dayo Akpata witness the handover of cheque by the incoming Executive Secretary, Tony Ojukwu Esq. to victims of Apo killing incident of 20th September 2013 pursuant to the orders and recommendation of NHRC panel of inquiry of 7th April, 2014.

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NORTH EAST STILL IN DIRE NEED OF HUMANITARIAN PROTECTION---NHRC

   2018-04-13


The National Human Rights Commission has observed that serious protection issues still abound particularly in the epic center of insurgency in the north east despite the degrading of insurgents by the military in the region.

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FOIA NEEDS A LOT OF SENSITIZATION----NHRC


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says a lot of sensitization needs to be done on the existence of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as many Nigerians are not aware of their rights under the Act.
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PRESIDENTIAL PANEL ON REFORM OF SARS (2018)


CALL FOR MEMORANDA/NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

1. Owing to persistent complaints from members of the public on the activities of the Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police, in particular, several allegations of human rights violations, the Federal Government of Nigeria had requested the National Human Rights Commission to constitute a Special Investigation Panel to investigate allegations of human rights violations against the Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police and to make appropriate recommendations on its restructuring. The Panel which shall submit its report to the Presidency within ninety (90) days of its appointment comprises the following membership:
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