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2018 PRISON AUDIT: NHRC FREES 7 INMATES OF KUJE

   2018-07-03


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has freed seven inmate of Kuje, Abuja Prison who could not afford to pay their fines, as ordered by the court.

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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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The Executive Secretary at the United Nations Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.


The United Nations Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) meeting is currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland.
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STAKEHOLDERS MEET ON WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN ELECTIVE OFFICE SUPPORT BILL


Reprieve is coming the way of Nigerian women seeking political office as a Bill seeking to support women participation in elective political positions is on the way. Titled 'Women Participation in Elective Support Bill 2018" the bill will affirm the international standard that the right of citizens of Nigeria to participate in politics do not depend on whether they are male or female.
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