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OVRAWAH PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS ON RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

   2017-03-07


The Ag. Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has pledged commitment of the Commission to work assiduously with relevant stakeholders towards improving service delivery for the police and other law enforcement agencies especially as it relates to promotion and protection of human rights as well as respect for fundamental freedoms of all persons living in Nigeria.

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The National Human RIghts Commission has pledged to support initiatives by CLEEN Foundation towards fostering an improved Civil Military Relations in Nigeria

   2017-03-02

The Ag.ES NHRC Mrs Oti Ovrawah made this pledge during a courtesy visit by a team from CLEEN Foundation led by the Executive Director Dr Benson Chinedu Olugbuo.

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NHRC RECEIVES 153 COMPLAINTS ON HATE SPEECH AND ELECTORAL VIOLENCE

   2017-02-28

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has received a total of one hundred and fifty three complaints on hate speech and election related violence during the 2015 general elections and other subsequent elections.

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NHRC/DHQ CHART WAYS TO ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS CHALLENGES

   2017-02-24


The Ag. Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah received in audience the newly appointed Chief of Defence Civil Military Cooperation, Rear Admiral Jonathan Kesi Zimri Ango who paid a working visit to the Commission.

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NHRC RECORDS INCREASED NUMBER OF COMPLAINTS IN RECENT TIMES, AG. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY NHRC TELLS MEXICAN AMBASSADOR

   2017-02-23

The Ag. Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has said the Commission in recent times recorded an increase in the number of Human Rights complaints following increased awareness and sensitization on human rights issues.

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NHRC PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL RIGHTS INITIATIVE TO DEVELOP A PROTOCOL ON SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE SET TO WORK ON MODALITIES FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION BY RELEVANT AGENGIES

   2017-02-03

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DISMISSED SOLDIERS STORM NHRC

   2017-02-03

Over a hundred people who described to themselves as dismissed soldiers storm the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the early hours of Thursday, February 2, 2017 protesting their dismissal from the Nigerian Army.>br> Though reasons for their disengagement from the Army was not clearly stated, the spokesperson of the group Mr. Mike Uchenna Nwabusi lamented that their families have deserted them because they could no longer fend for them.

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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 News Update (83) Paged

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Call for application for seven vacancies of special procedure mandate holders to be appointed at the 37th session of Human Rights Council


The Secretariat of the Human Rights Council presents its compliments to all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva, international organizations or their offices, national institutions, non-governmental organizations and other human rights bodies, and has the honour to inform them that the following seven mandate holders are to be appointed at the thirty-seventh session of the Council (26 February to 23 March 2018):
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NHRC COMMENDS ICRC's HUMANITARIAN WORK GLOBALLY


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has acknowledged the commitment of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) towards the furtherance of humanitarian work globally.
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