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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 CONDEMNS ALLEGED QUIT NOTICE ON IGBO, SAYS IT AMOUNTS TO HATE SPEECH

   2017-06-08


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the reported statement credited to Arewa Youth that all Igbo people residing in the northern part of the country should vacate before October 1st 2017.

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NHRC SEEKS MORE SUPPORT FOR NIGERIAN CHILDREN

   2017-05-26


As Nigeria marks the 2017 Children's Day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on government at all levels to accord priority to provision of accessible and qualitative education for all children in the country so as to enable them attain their full potentials in life.

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NHRC News Update (88) Paged

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NHRC SEEKS PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN POLITICS


The Ag. Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Mrs Oti Ovrawah has assured the Country Director, UN Women International, Ms Comfort Lamptey on the promotion and protection of the rights of women and Nigerians as a whole when she paid a courtesy visit to the Commission.
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NHRC HARPS ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO ENSURE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-TORTURE ACT, 2017


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has harped on capacity building for law enforcement agents, human rights defenders and stakeholders generally in order for them to effectively drive the process of implementing the newly signed Anti-Torture Act.
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