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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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NHRC CHARGES LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-TORTURE ACT 2017

   2018-04-13


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has charged the law enforcement personnel and other stakeholders not to support any process that will encourage torture but rather promote the implementation of the provisions of the Anti-Torture Act 2017.

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NHRC RECEIVES DELEGATION FROM EU, HARPS ON PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL, INT'L BODIES

   2018-04-10


The National Human Rights Commission has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with international organizations and civil society group to advance the cause of human rights in the country.

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NHRC INTERVENES INTO DEMOLITION OF GOZA MARKET, PROMISES TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF VICTIMS

   2018-04-10


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will invite the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Bello over the demolition of Goza market located along the Airport road, Abuja recently.

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NHRC SEEKS PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN POLITICS

   2018-03-01


The Ag. Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Mrs Oti Ovrawah has assured the Country Director, UN Women International, Ms Comfort Lamptey on the promotion and protection of the rights of women and Nigerians as a whole when she paid a courtesy visit to the Commission.

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Civil Society Organisations (CSO's) pledge support for the newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission Tony Ojukwu, call for adequate funding of the Commission

NHRC SIGNS MoU WITH CISLAC TO IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) to further improve human rights education and redress mechanisms of rights violations in the country.
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