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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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IMN: NHRC URGES PEACE NON-VIOLENT PROTEST

   2018-04-20


The National Human Rights Commission has expressed concern over the protest by the Islamic ovement in Nigeria (IMN) urging them to eschew violence and conduct themselves in an orderly manner.

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NHRC's REPORT ON ELECTORAL IMPUNITY OUT NEXT WEEK-OVRAWAH

   2018-03-21


The Acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has disclosed that the report of the Commission's Project on "End Electoral Impunity" which considered the criminal and administrative indictments contained in the judgments and orders of the Election Petitions Tribunals and Court of Appeal on the 2015 General Election will soon be made public.

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NHRC TASKS STAKE HOLDERS ON PRIORITIZING WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT

   2018-03-08


As Nigeria joins the global community to celebrate the 2018 International Women's Day (IWD), the National Human Rights Commission has enjoined the Federal Government and other stakeholders to prioritize the education and empowerment of women and the girl child to enable them attain their full potentials in life.

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NHRC SIGNS MoU WITH CISLAC TO IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) to further improve human rights education and redress mechanisms of rights violations in the country.
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NHRC ISSUES DIRECTIVE ON TREATMENT OF SUSPECTS, PROMISES ITS NO LONGER BUSINESS AS USUAL


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that it will henceforth ensure that law enforcement agencies or officers who indulge in unlawful procedures in the treatment of suspects and accused persons under their custody are roundly condemned and held accountable.
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