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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 SET TO RESOLVE ALLEGATION OF UNLAWFUL DETENTION BY THE DSS

   2017-01-23

The Ag. Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has stated the readiness of the Commission to engage with the authorities in resolving an allegation of unlawful arrest and detention of four members of lawyers in defence of Democracy (LDD).

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NHRC PARTNERS WITH ECOWAS TO CELEBRATE ECOWAS HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

   2017-01-18


National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with the Network Of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa and the ECOWAS Commission marks the maiden celebration of ECOWAS Human Rights Day today Monday 16th Jan.2017.

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END THESE ATTACKS NOW: NHRC TELLS FG, SECURITY AGENCIES

   2016-12-29

Time has come for the government and security agencies to ensure effective protection of lives and properties of defenseless Nigerians who have been victims of incessant attacks by suspected herdsmen in the country, Ag Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said.

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FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: NHRC PLEDGES STRONGER COLLABORATION WITH NPF

   2016-12-29

The National Human Rights Commission has pledged to strengthen the existing partnership with the Nigerian Police Force in its determination to deliver on its statutory mandate of promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights in the country.

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Professor Bem Angwe Completes Tenure as the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission.

   2017-03-08

Professor Bem Angwe the former Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission has completed his five year tenure in the Commission on 7th December 2016.

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NHRC LAUNCHES COMPLAINTS TREATMENT MANUAL, BUILDS STAFF CAPACITY


Determined to effectively tackle increasing number of complaints on human rights violations so as to effectively deliver on its mandate, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday presented its Complaints Treatment Procedure Manual to the public.
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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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