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NHRC ACQUIRES OPERATIONAL VEHICLES TO BOOST SERVICE DELIVERY

   2017-03-10

In an effort to effectively deliver on the mandate of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Management of the Commission has purchased vehicles to enhance prompt and effective investigation of human rights violations submitted to it, in order to overcome some transportation challenges experienced by investigation officers in the course of carrying out their duties.

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OVRAWAH PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS ON RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

   2017-03-07


The Ag. Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has pledged commitment of the Commission to work assiduously with relevant stakeholders towards improving service delivery for the police and other law enforcement agencies especially as it relates to promotion and protection of human rights as well as respect for fundamental freedoms of all persons living in Nigeria.

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TAKE A BOLD STEP TO FIGHT CORRUPTION AND ENSURE ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS NHRC URGES

   2017-03-08


Ag. Executive Secretary NHRC, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has called on Nigerian Women to take a bold step in fighting the monster of corruption to ensure full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms, as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD).

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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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OFFICIAL HANDOVER OF EQUIPMENT FOR DATABASE OF MISSING PERSONS IN NIGERIA


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


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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