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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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ALLEGED DISOBEDIENCE OF COURT JUDGMENT IN GOMBE: NHRC ENSURES REINSTATEMENT OF EMIR OF AKKO, ALH. BABA AHMED

   2017-05-22


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on constituted authorities, organizations and individuals not to disobey court judgments concerning them so as to avoid unnecessary friction that may result in further violation of the law and human rights in the society. This becomes necessary as the Commission has been receiving complaints on disobedience of court order, ruling and judgment by government at all levels. Respect for court decisions is an integral component of Constitutionalism and respect for the Rule of Law.

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INSURGENCY: RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS MUST BE PARAMOUNT, NHRC URGES MILITARY

   2017-05-16


The National Human Rights Commission NHRC, has called on officers and men of the Nigerian Military to make respect for Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms paramount as they discharge their constitutional responsibilities during the counter insurgency operations and at all times.

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RESCUED CHIBOK GIRLS: NHRC GIVES KUDOS TO FG

   2017-05-08


The National Human Rights Commission has commended the efforts of the Federal Government and other stakeholders who were instrumental to the release of 82 Chibok Girls.

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2017 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: NHRC ADVOCATES RESPECT FOR JOURNALISTS' RIGHTS

   2017-05-02


As Nigeria joins the rest of the international community to commemorate the 2017 World Press Freedom Day, the National Human Rights Commission has emphasized the need to accord full respect to journalists in the cause of discharging their constitutional duties in the country.

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

DIRECTIVE NHRC/001/2018

DIRECTIVES ON TREATMENT OF ACCUSED PERSONS AND SUSPECTS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.

This directive is issued in fulfillment of the mandate of the Commission to, deal with all matters relating to the promotion and protection of human rights, do all such things that are incidental, necessary or conducive or expedient for the performance of its functions and to carry out all such other functions as are necessary or expedient for the performance of its functions under the Enabling Act as amended. Read More...

OJUKWU ASSUMES OFFICE AS NHRC BOSS


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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