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NHRC CONDOLES FCT POLICE OVER DEATH OF DCP UMAR

   2019-08-07


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condoled with the Nigerian Police over the death of Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations in FCT, Usman Umar, saying his death is a reminder of the sacrifice police personnel make on daily basis to keep the nation safe and secure.

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TREAD WITH CAUTION IN HANDLING PUBLIC PROTESTS, NHRC URGES SECURITY AGENCIES

   2019-08-05


Commends Judiciary on El-Zak-zaky's release
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on the Nigerian Security agencies to tread with caution in handling issues relating with public protest and procession to avoid infringing on people's fundamental rights to freedom of association and movement.

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NHRC EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER ALLEGED THREAT TO AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

   2019-08-07


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concern over allegations of threat to Amnesty International (AI) by unnamed groups saying that nobody or institution has the right to oust any lawful organisation from exercising it's freedom of association and expression in Nigeria without an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

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Coordination Among Agency Key in The Fight Against Insurgency

   2019-08-02


The Executive Secretary of The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government to brace up to the challenge of contributing their quota in the fight against insurgency in the North East.

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NHRC CONDOLES BEREAVED PARTIES, EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER CONTINUED CLASHES BETWEEN THE IMN AND SECURITY AGENCIES

   2019-07-25


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has viewed with great concern the incessant clashes between the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and security agencies which has resulted in the loss of lives and wanton destruction of properties.

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CIVILIAN/MILITAY PROTECTION KEY IN COUNTER INSURGENCY OPERATIONS-OJUKWU

   2019-06-27


Civilian protection is key in counter insurgency operations in the North East, Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has said.

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INSURGENCY-NHRC TRAINS MILITARY IN THE FRONTLINES

   2019-06-20


In its efforts to ensure effective Mainstreaming of Human Rights and Humanitarian Principles and Civilian Protection into Counter Insurgency Operations in the North East, the National Human Rights Commission has taken the training for the Military to the Frontlines.

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AEPB RESPONDS TO NHRC SUMMONS ON RAIDS AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN FCT.

   2019-05-20


The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) and other Agencies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration were at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday 16th May, 2019 to answer to allegations of human rights violations from raids on Night Clubs and other locations in Abuja.

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AGENDA FOR THE INCOMING MINISTERS ON MAINSTREAMING HUMAN RIGHTS INTO GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS


Overall Goal (the Agenda):

To build a nation with a culture of respect for human rights.

1. Introduction:

One of the standards for measuring a developed society is the quantum of respect for human rights in the conduct of national affairs. Tell me how a people respect and protect the human rights of their people and others and I can tell you their level of development, it is said.
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NYSC's CDS A VERITABLE PLATFORM TO CREATE HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS - ES, NHRC


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the Community Development Service (CDS) programme of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) stressing that it is a veritable platform to create human rights awareness to the grassroots.
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