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SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF UN SECRETARY GENERAL FOR WEST AFRICA LAUDS NHRC-MILITARY DIALOGUE

   2017-11-09


The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for West Africa, Mr. Mohammed Ibn Chambers has commended the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for initiating the Human Rights- Military Dialogue saying, "it is a step in the right direction".

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NIGERIA'S RE-ELECTION TO UNHRC: NHRC CONGRATULATES FG

   2017-10-26


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has congratulated the Federal Government for Nigeria's re-election into the United Nation's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a three year term (2018 - 2020).

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NHRC TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON COMPLAINTS OF RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY SARS

   2017-10-20


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to hold a Public Hearing into various complaints of unlawful arrest and detention of some Nigerians by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force.

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NHRC TASKS STAKEHOLDERS ON EMPOWERMENT OF THE GIRL CHILD

   2017-10-13


The National Human Rights Commission is calling on government and other stakeholders to show more commitment in empowering the girl child and ensuring that her rights are adequately protected at all times.

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NHRC URGES STAKEHOLDERS TO ENSURE GOVERNMENT POLICIES PROTECT THE OLDER PERSONS

   2017-10-04


As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in celebrating this year's International Day for older persons, the National Human Rights Commission is calling on all stakeholders to make contributions to government policies to ensure that the rights of this vulnerable group are protected.

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ZAMBIAN DELEGATION LAUDS NHRC's UPR PROCESS

   2017-09-29


The Vice Chairperson of Zambian Human Rights Commission, Kondwa Chibiya has lauded the Nigerian National Human Rights Commission's Universal Periodic Review process (UPR) saying that her country is desirous of taking a cue from it.

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NHRC ORGANISES HUMAN RIGHTS TRAINING FOR POLICE OFFICERS IN SIX GEOPOLITICAL ZONES.

   2017-09-28


The National Human Rights Commission has trained Nigerian police officers across the six geopolitical zones of the country to enable them mainstream human rights principles in the course of their duties.

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NHRC FINE-TUNES NEEDS ASSESSMENT ON SITUATION IN NORTH EAST

   2017-09-21


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that the current needs assessment of the human rights and humanitarian needs of the North East is to address the operational responses of law enforcement agencies and other government departments among other things.

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NHRC SEEKS PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN POLITICS


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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NHRC HARPS ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO ENSURE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-TORTURE ACT, 2017


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has harped on capacity building for law enforcement agents, human rights defenders and stakeholders generally in order for them to effectively drive the process of implementing the newly signed Anti-Torture Act.
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