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Nigeria Police officers on foreign missions excel but… — NHRC

Nigeria Police officers on foreign missions excel but… — NHRC

Men and women of the Nigeria Police Force are willing and capable of protecting the rights of the people, as they have excelled while on international duties. However, the harsh environment, condition and the Force as currently structured, makes it difficult for them to perform their duties well. This was the submission of the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, who added that "majority of police officers are very willing to do their job."
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NHRC partners CSOs on online platform for reporting rights violations

NHRC partners CSOs on online platform for reporting rights violations

By Innocent Anaba Nigerians can now report human rights violations and get real time response from the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC. This can be done via an online platform that has been developed by the NHRC to document, report and investigate human rights violations in Nigeria. The tech-based platform, developed in partnership with Shehu […]

21, not 18 persons killed by security agencies during lockdown ― Falana

21, not 18 persons killed by security agencies during lockdown ― Falana

Victor Ogunyinka Femi Falana has written to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) stating that 21 persons have so far been killed in the first 14 days of the coronavirus lockdown in Nigeria against the 18 persons that was reported. Fala said in his later that there were three unreported cases. NHRC had previously revealed […]

COVID-19 NHRC warns security agents against impunity

COVID-19 NHRC warns security agents against impunity

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has appealed to  law enforcement agencies across the country to avoid any act of torture, cruel inhuman and other degrading treatments  against the citizens as they enforce compliance to the federal and state governments directives to contain the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic

CSOs write NHRC to intervene over alleged bills contravening citizens’ rights

CSOs write NHRC to intervene over alleged bills contravening citizens’ rights

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have written to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, yesterday, to intervene over alleged bills contravening citizens’ constitutional rights. The CSOs including Amnesty International, Nigeria; Centre for Information Technology and Development; Girl Child Africa; Enough is Enough; Say No Campaign Nigeria; Spaces for Change; and YIAGA […]