NHRC Press Release (68) Paged

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DETENTION FACILITIES MUST CONFORM WITH MINIMUM INT'L STANDARDS...ES NHRC

   2018-07-13


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on government agencies and institutions that manage detention facilities to ensure that all facilities under their care are kept in line with minimum standards for the keeping of such facilities.

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Women group visits NHRC, protests killings across Nigeria

   2018-07-05


The National Human Rights Commission has called on the federal government to take necessary action within the confines of the law to ensure that those who are behind the current killings in the country are brought to justice without further delay.

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2018 PRISON AUDIT: NHRC FREES 7 INMATES OF KUJE

   2018-07-03


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has freed seven inmate of Kuje, Abuja Prison who could not afford to pay their fines, as ordered by the court.

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NHRC CALLS FOR PRIORITIZATION OF CHILD RIGHTS IN NATIONAL/STATE BUDGETS

   2018-06-22


As Nigeria joins the rest of the African continent to celebrate the 2018 Day of the African Child, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has called for the prioritization of child rights issues in both national and state budgets.

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NHRC COMMENCES NATIONWIDE AUDIT OF DETENTION CENTRES

   2018-06-21


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will commence a nationwide audit of detention centres beginning this month of June.

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NHRC BOSS COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR SIGNING INTO LAW THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN BILL

   2018-06-11


Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law "The Not Too Young to Run Bill".

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OJUKWU ASSUMES OFFICE AS ES NHRC, TASKS JOURNALISTS ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

   2018-05-03


Anthony Okechukwu Ojukwu Esq on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 officially assumed office as the Substantive Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) following his nomination by the President and subsequent confirmation by the Senate.

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NHRC URGES FG TO HANDLE IMN PROTESTS WITH CAUTION

   2018-04-23


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the federal government of Nigeria to come up with appropriate political and legal approaches for the resolution of the lingering case of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and its leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zak-zaky.

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION JOINS THE REST OF THE WORLD TO MARK INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE WITH A ROAD WALK IN ABUJA, EXECUTIVE

Civil Society Organisations (CSO's) pledge support for the newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission Tony Ojukwu, call for adequate funding of the Commission

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