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NHRC TASKS STAKE HOLDERS ON PRIORITIZING WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT

   2018-03-08


As Nigeria joins the global community to celebrate the 2018 International Women's Day (IWD), the National Human Rights Commission has enjoined the Federal Government and other stakeholders to prioritize the education and empowerment of women and the girl child to enable them attain their full potentials in life.

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REMOVE DISCHARGED BOKO HARAM SUSPECTS FROM MILITARY DETENTION NHRC URGES FG

   2018-03-05


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the federal government to ensure immediate removal from military detention facilities the 526 Boko Haram suspects who were recently discharged by the Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji New Bussa, Niger State to ensure that their rights are protected in accordance with the law.

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IMPLEMENT EXISTING LAWS TO STRENGTHEN EDUCATION - NHRC

   2018-03-02


The National Human Rights Commission has appealed to government and stakeholders to enforce existing laws that will provide free and quality education to all Nigerians.

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ABDUCTION OF DAPCHI SCHOOL GIRLS: NHRC HARPS ON THE NEED TO PROTECT RIGHTS TO EDUCATION AND DIGNITY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN

   2018-02-26


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies to put measures in place to stop the violation of the right to education and dignity of school girls in the North East Nigeria.

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NHRC RECEIVES PETITION ON ALLEGED KILLING OF SHEIKH KASIM UMAR SOKOTO BY POLICE

   2018-02-14


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has told members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) that it will investigate their petition alleging that the Police shot Sheikh Kasim Umar Sokoto, one of their members while protesting against the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

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NHRC COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI ON SIGNING OF COMPULSORY TREATMENT LAW FOR GUNSHOT VICTIMS

   2018-01-10


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended President Muhammad Buhari for signing into law, the Bill for Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot saying it is an important legislation that will address the unnecessary discrimination that often results in needless loss of lives in hospitals across the nation.

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NHRC COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI ON SIGNING OF COMPULSORY TREATMENT LAW FOR GUNSHOT VICTIMS

   2018-01-10


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended President Muhammad Buhari for signing into law, the Bill for Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot saying it is an important legislation that will address the unnecessary discrimination that often results in needless loss of lives in hospitals across the nation.

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APPREHEND THESE KILLERS NHRC URGES FG

   2018-01-09


The National Human Rights Commission has called on the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, apprehend the perpetrators of serial killings across the Country, mainly by criminal gangs operating under various guises, in order to avert breakdown of law and order.

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PRESIDENTIAL PANEL VISITS SARS


The Presidential Panel on investigation of allegation of human rights violations by SARS has charged the Federal Government on the improvement of the detention facilities in the country.
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DESIST FROM CRIMINALIZING CIVIL CASES, PIP URGES SARS


The Chairman of the Presidential Investigation Panel (PIP) on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force, Mr. Tony Ojukwu has expressed concern on the activities of some security personnel whom he said exhibit a high level of unprofessional conduct in handling civil matters reported before them.
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