NHRC Press Release (37) Paged

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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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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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NHRC PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL RIGHTS INITIATIVE TO DEVELOP A PROTOCOL ON SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE SET TO WORK ON MODALITIES FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION BY RELEVANT AGENGIES

   2017-02-03

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DISMISSED SOLDIERS STORM NHRC

   2017-02-03

Over a hundred people who described to themselves as dismissed soldiers storm the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the early hours of Thursday, February 2, 2017 protesting their dismissal from the Nigerian Army.>br> Though reasons for their disengagement from the Army was not clearly stated, the spokesperson of the group Mr. Mike Uchenna Nwabusi lamented that their families have deserted them because they could no longer fend for them.

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NHRC, STAKEHOLDERS CONSIDER NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

   2017-01-27

The Activities of Multinational Corporations and other businesses adversely affect livelihoods and human rights in various ways and as such steps should be taken to address these human rights concerns, the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said.

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NHRC SET TO RESOLVE ALLEGATION OF UNLAWFUL DETENTION BY THE DSS

   2017-01-23

The Ag. Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has stated the readiness of the Commission to engage with the authorities in resolving an allegation of unlawful arrest and detention of four members of lawyers in defence of Democracy (LDD).

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NHRC News Update (59) Paged

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NHRC RECEIVES MEMBERS OF BOARD OF INQUIRY INTO ALLEGATIONS OF RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY NIGERIAN MILITARY


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in realization of the need to facilitate Civil Military dialogue engaged the Civil Society Organizations to promote transparency in the operations of the Nigerian Military, the Acting Executive Secretary, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said.
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NHRC SET TO COMMENCE INVESTIGATIONS INTO 153 COMPLAINTS ON HATE SPEECHES, ELECTORAL VIOLENCE


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in partnership with Mac Arthur Foundation is set to commence investigations into 153 complaints on hate speeches and election related violence around the nation's 2015 general elections.
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