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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 PARTNERS WITH ECOWAS TO CELEBRATE ECOWAS HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

   2017-01-18


National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with the Network Of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa and the ECOWAS Commission marks the maiden celebration of ECOWAS Human Rights Day today Monday 16th Jan. 2017.

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THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, PROF. BEM ANGWE RECEIVES THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF KENYA, DR. WILLI MUTUNGA

   2015-08-24


The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Prof. Bem Angwe receives in audience the Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya Dr. Willi Mutunga

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ALLEGED EXPROPRIATION OF NIGERIAN NATIONAL SALT COMPANY (NNSC) BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

   2015-08-06

ALLEGED EXPROPRIATION OF NIGERIAN NATIONAL SALT COMPANY (NNSC) BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: NHRC COMMENCES INVESTIGATION

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NHRC COMMITTED TO THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS- PROF ANGWE

   2015-07-31

PRESS RELEASE

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Bem Angwe has expressed the commitment of the Commission in advancing the promotion and protection of human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.

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PRESS RELEASE

   2015-07-31

PRESS RELEASE

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Prof. Bem Angwe has proposed the inclusion of the strategies to halt the proliferation of small arms and light weapons as part of the agenda for the European Union/Nigeria Human Rights Dialogue slated to take place later this year.

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NHRC STOPS THE MARRIAGE OF A MINOR

   2015-07-29


The NHRC has stopped the planned marriage of a 40 year old man to a 13year old girl who is a primary 5 pupil of POWA primary school in Abuja. The marriage which was billed to take place today (24th July, 2015) was halted by the Commission after an immediate investigation.

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NHRC, UNHCR ADDRESS HUMANITARIAN NEEDS OF IDPs


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHRC) have put machineries in place to monitor the protection issues affecting the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some parts of the North East and North Central geopolitical zones of Nigeria.
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NHRC, STAKEHOLDERS LAUNCH PHASE II OF THE PROJECT ON CIVIL MILITARY RELATIONS IN NIGERIA


The National Human Rights Commission in line with its mandate is partnering with Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) and CLEEN foundation to foster Civil/Military relations (CMR) in Nigeria. The objectives of CMR project is to strengthen Civil/Military relations by fostering sustained dialogue and improved understanding between Nigerian Armed Forces and the civil society to improve accountability, security, national cohesion and respect for human rights throughout Nigeria.
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