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PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (NHRC), TONY OJUKWU ESQ, IN COMMEMORATION OF 2018 WORLD DAY AGAINST DEATH PENALTY

   2018-10-10


On 10th October every year, the World Coalition against Death Penalty and the Abolitionists mark World Day against Death Penalty. 2018 World Day against Death Penalty focuses on the living conditions of those sentenced to death. In acknowledgement of the Human Rights perspective of this year's focus,

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NHRC, NTC SIGN MANDATE DOCUMENTS ON MISSING PERSONS

   2018-08-31


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and National Technical Committee on the Establishment and Management of the Database on Missing Persons in Nigeria (NTC) have signed the Mandate Documents and Standard Operating Procedures for the establishment of Database of missing persons in Nigeria.

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NHRC EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT RISING CASES OF DRUG ABUSE

   2018-08-15


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concern about the rising cases of drug abuse/addiction in Nigeria saying inadequate policy framework and dearth of public healthcare facilities for victims have combined to worsen the situation.

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NETHERLANDS PLEDGES SUPPORT TO NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (NHRC) FOR THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

   2018-08-01


The Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Robert Petri has pledged the support of his country in the implementation of the recommendation of the 2013 Universal Periodic Review to enhance the enjoyment of human rights in Nigeria.

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HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: NHRC TASKS UN ON COUNTER TERRORISM MECHANISMS

   2018-07-27


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the United Nations to support efforts of the Nigerian government in establishing counter terrorism mechanisms to curb the spread of insurgency particularly in the North East.

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NHRC COLLABORATES WITH FIDA TO ESTABLISH SHELTER HOMES

   2018-07-19


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to collaborate with International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA) to establish shelter homes for victims of domestic violence especially women and children.

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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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Training on Monitoring and Documenting DIPs Returnees Protection Issues in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States

NHRC/HURIDAC LAUNCHES REPORT OF 2019 ELECTION


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decried the emerging risk of violence associated with the 2019 general elections as documented in its report of human rights assessment of the polls.
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