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NHRC/HURIDAC LAUNCHES REPORT OF 2019 ELECTION

   2019-03-26


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decried the emerging risk of violence associated with the 2019 general elections as documented in its report of human rights assessment of the polls.

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The Executive Secretary at the United Nations Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.

   2019-03-05


The United Nations Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) meeting is currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland.

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STAKEHOLDERS MEET ON WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN ELECTIVE OFFICE SUPPORT BILL

   2019-01-31


Reprieve is coming the way of Nigerian women seeking political office as a Bill seeking to support women participation in elective political positions is on the way. Titled 'Women Participation in Elective Support Bill 2018" the bill will affirm the international standard that the right of citizens of Nigeria to participate in politics do not depend on whether they are male or female.

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PRESIDENTIAL PANEL VISITS SARS

   2019-01-18


The Presidential Panel on investigation of allegation of human rights violations by SARS has charged the Federal Government on the improvement of the detention facilities in the country.

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DESIST FROM CRIMINALIZING CIVIL CASES, PIP URGES SARS

   2019-01-18


The Chairman of the Presidential Investigation Panel (PIP) on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force, Mr. Tony Ojukwu has expressed concern on the activities of some security personnel whom he said exhibit a high level of unprofessional conduct in handling civil matters reported before them.

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PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL ON SARS CONCLUDES HEARING ON 52 PENDING CASES

   2019-01-14


The Presidential Investigation Panel (PIP) on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force says it is set to conclude the 52 pending cases of allegations of human rights violations comprising fresh and part-heard complaints on January 26, 2018.

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NHRC ENGAGES MONITORS ON IDPs POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

   2018-12-19


Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission Tony Ojukwu Esq, has said the Commission and relevant agencies are working assiduously to ensure that the rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to participate in governance and electoral processes are realized.

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NHRC TASKS BORNO STATE GOVERNMENT ON PROTECTION OF IDPs

   2018-11-01


The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on the Borno State government to intensity more efforts in protecting the rights of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the State.

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

19, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja

CALL FOR MEMORANDA


1. The National Human Rights Commission is in receipt of a report that on Friday the 26th of April 2019 armed security officers led by the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) under the auspices of the FCT Joint Task Force raided night clubs and the streets of Abuja. They claimed that the raids were intended to arrest prostitutes. About 71 women were arrested and held in different police stations in Abuja. In these raids none or very few men were arrested. Victims of the raids made serious allegations of rape, sexual harassment; and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. This was one of many raids purportedly carried out by AEPB and the FCT Joint Task Force regularly. Similar complaints have been received by the Commission from several states of the country.
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Presidential Panel on SARS Reform led by Tony Ojukwu Esq, Executive Secretary NHRC submits Report to President Muhammad Buhari at the Presidential Villa.


Chairman Presidential Panel on SARS Reform Tony Ojukwu Esq has clarified media reports on the recommendations made by the Panel to the Federation Government.
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