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The National Human RIghts Commission has pledged to support initiatives by CLEEN Foundation towards fostering an improved Civil Military Relations in Nigeria

   2017-03-02

The Ag.ES NHRC Mrs Oti Ovrawah made this pledge during a courtesy visit by a team from CLEEN Foundation led by the Executive Director Dr Benson Chinedu Olugbuo.

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION HOLDS A 4-DAY WORKSHOP ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT MECHANISM ON MISSING PERSONS IN NIGERIA

   2017-03-01


The Commission in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organised a 4-Day workshop for member of the National Technical Committee on Missing Persons (NTC). The workshop held from 21 to 24 February, 2017, at Bolton White Hotel, Abuja and is the second, following an earlier 2-Day workshop held in November 2016.

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NHRC RECEIVES 153 COMPLAINTS ON HATE SPEECH AND ELECTORAL VIOLENCE

   2017-02-28

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has received a total of one hundred and fifty three complaints on hate speech and election related violence during the 2015 general elections and other subsequent elections.

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NHRC/DHQ CHART WAYS TO ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS CHALLENGES

   2017-02-24


The Ag. Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah received in audience the newly appointed Chief of Defence Civil Military Cooperation, Rear Admiral Jonathan Kesi Zimri Ango who paid a working visit to the Commission.

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NHRC RECORDS INCREASED NUMBER OF COMPLAINTS IN RECENT TIMES, AG. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY NHRC TELLS MEXICAN AMBASSADOR

   2017-02-23

The Ag. Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said the Commission in recent times recorded an increase in the number of Human Rights complaints following increased awareness and sensitization on human rights issues.

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NHRC PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL RIGHTS INITIATIVE TO DEVELOP A PROTOCOL ON SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE SET TO WORK ON MODALITIES FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION BY RELEVANT AGENGIES

   2017-02-03

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DISMISSED SOLDIERS STORM NHRC

   2017-02-03

Over a hundred people who described to themselves as dismissed soldiers storm the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the early hours of Thursday, February 2, 2017 protesting their dismissal from the Nigerian Army.>br> Though reasons for their disengagement from the Army was not clearly stated, the spokesperson of the group Mr. Mike Uchenna Nwabusi lamented that their families have deserted them because they could no longer fend for them.

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NHRC, STAKEHOLDERS CONSIDER NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

   2017-01-27

The Activities of Multinational Corporations and other businesses adversely affect livelihoods and human rights in various ways and as such steps should be taken to address these human rights concerns, the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said.

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NHRC, UNHCR ADDRESS HUMANITARIAN NEEDS OF IDPs


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHRC) have put machineries in place to monitor the protection issues affecting the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some parts of the North East and North Central geopolitical zones of Nigeria.
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NHRC, STAKEHOLDERS LAUNCH PHASE II OF THE PROJECT ON CIVIL MILITARY RELATIONS IN NIGERIA


The National Human Rights Commission in line with its mandate is partnering with Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) and CLEEN foundation to foster Civil/Military relations (CMR) in Nigeria. The objectives of CMR project is to strengthen Civil/Military relations by fostering sustained dialogue and improved understanding between Nigerian Armed Forces and the civil society to improve accountability, security, national cohesion and respect for human rights throughout Nigeria.
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