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OSUN STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION

   2018-10-04


PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (NHRC) INTRODUCTION:

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FOIA NEEDS A LOT OF SENSITIZATION----NHRC

   2018-10-02


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)

   2018-09-05


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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PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE SOUTH EAST ZONE ON ALLEGATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY SPECIAL ANTI ROBBERY SQUAD SARS OF THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE

   2018-08-01

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION JOINS THE REST OF THE WORLD TO MARK INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE WITH A ROAD WALK IN ABUJA, EXECUTIVE

   2018-06-28

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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

   2018-06-28

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NHRC SIGNS MoU WITH CISLAC TO IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS

   2018-06-11


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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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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NHRC SEEKS DECONGESTION OF POLICE CELLS


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command to take steps to decongest Police cells to avoid further violation of rights of suspects whose detention have needlessly been prolonged.
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SEE YOURSELF AS WORKING UNDER A CIVIL AUTHORITY - ES Charges Security Operatives


Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on security agencies to see themselves as workers under civil authority and work to protect and not to antagonize. According to the Executive Secretary, security operatives should always have at the back of their minds that they are dealing with human beings with basic rights that cannot be taken away easily without the pronouncement of the Court of competent jurisdiction. There will be consequences he warned" if you choose to violate human rights in the course of your duties"
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