NHRC Press Release (46) Paged

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ALLEGED INVASION; NHRC CHARGES MILITARY ON RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

   2017-09-13


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is highly concerned about the alleged invasion of parts of South East and South South geopolitical zones of the country by the Nigerian Military, urging them to respect their rules of engagement.

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We eat breathe service delivery - Ovrawah

   2017-08-21


The Ag. Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said providing service delivery is what the Commission eats and breaths daily.

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NHRC CONDEMNS ANAMBRA KILLINGS

   2017-08-07


The Ag. Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has condemned in strong terms, the killing of worshippers at Saint Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu Anambra State by unknown gunmen.

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Score Card for IDPs Monitors

   2017-07-14


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has charged the IDP monitors in the North East and North Central Nigeria to be thorough in reporting the Human Rights and Humanitarian challenges confronting the IDPs.

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NHRC/MDAS BRAINSTORM ON COMMON GROUNDS FOR PROTECTION OF IDPS.

   2017-07-10


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of governments of Taraba, Benue and Bauchi states have convened in Jos Plateau State to seek common grounds for the protection of IDPs in the North East.

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2017 INT'L DAY IN SUPPORT OF TORTURE VICTIMS: NHRC TASKS LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ON MODERN INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES

   2017-06-26


As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2017 International Day in support of victims of torture, the National Human Rights Commission is calling on the security agencies to eschew all forms of torture and degrading treatments in their operations and embrace modern techniques of investigation.

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DAY OF AFRICAN CHILD: NHRC SEEKS DE-RADICALISATION OF CHILD SUICIDE BOMBERS, INCREASED PRIORITISATION OF CHILDREN'S RIGHTS IN NATIONAL BUDGET

   2017-06-19


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advocated for de-radicalisation of children who were armed and manipulated to serve as suicide bombers for the Boko Haram insurgents to enable them live a normal life.

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NHRC CAUTIONS NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION SERVICE OVER DISCRIMINATORY CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT EXERCISE

   2017-06-09


The National Human Rights Commission has called on the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) to withdraw the portion of its advertisement for vacancies into the Nigeria Immigration Service which discriminates against persons with disability and pregnant women.

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NHRC News Update (70) Paged

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NHRC TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON COMPLAINTS OF RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY SARS


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


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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