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NHRC's REPORT DIDN'T INDICT PRESIDENCY, ex-SGF----Ag ES NHRC

   2017-11-24


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has debunked media reports that its draft assessment report on the situation in the North East indicted the Presidency, former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal amongst others over alleged diversion of funds meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

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Call for application for seven vacancies of special procedure mandate holders to be appointed at the 37th session of Human Rights Council

   2017-11-22


The Secretariat of the Human Rights Council presents its compliments to all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva, international organizations or their offices, national institutions, non-governmental organizations and other human rights bodies, and has the honour to inform them that the following seven mandate holders are to be appointed at the thirty-seventh session of the Council (26 February to 23 March 2018):

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NHRC COMMENDS ICRC's HUMANITARIAN WORK GLOBALLY

   2017-11-17


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has acknowledged the commitment of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) towards the furtherance of humanitarian work globally.

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OFFICIAL HANDOVER OF EQUIPMENT FOR DATABASE OF MISSING PERSONS IN NIGERIA

   2017-11-15


OFFICIAL HANDOVER OF EQUIPMENT FOR DATABASE OF MISSING PERSONS IN NIGERIA BY INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF RED CROSS (ICRC) TO NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A DATABASE OF MISSING PERSONS IN NIGERIA(NTC) AT NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION HEADQUARTERS.

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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 News Update (108) Paged

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PRESIDENTIAL PANEL ON REFORM OF SARS (2018)


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

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