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NHRC TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON COMPLAINTS OF RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY SARS

   2017-10-20


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to hold a Public Hearing into various complaints of unlawful arrest and detention of some Nigerians by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force.

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NHRC TASKS STAKEHOLDERS ON EMPOWERMENT OF THE GIRL CHILD

   2017-10-13


The National Human Rights Commission is calling on government and other stakeholders to show more commitment in empowering the girl child and ensuring that her rights are adequately protected at all times.

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NHRC URGES STAKEHOLDERS TO ENSURE GOVERNMENT POLICIES PROTECT THE OLDER PERSONS

   2017-10-04


As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in celebrating this year's International Day for older persons, the National Human Rights Commission is calling on all stakeholders to make contributions to government policies to ensure that the rights of this vulnerable group are protected.

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ZAMBIAN DELEGATION LAUDS NHRC's UPR PROCESS

   2017-09-29


The Vice Chairperson of Zambian Human Rights Commission, Kondwa Chibiya has lauded the Nigerian National Human Rights Commission's Universal Periodic Review process (UPR) saying that her country is desirous of taking a cue from it.

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NHRC ORGANISES HUMAN RIGHTS TRAINING FOR POLICE OFFICERS IN SIX GEOPOLITICAL ZONES.

   2017-09-28


The National Human Rights Commission has trained Nigerian police officers across the six geopolitical zones of the country to enable them mainstream human rights principles in the course of their duties.

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NHRC FINE-TUNES NEEDS ASSESSMENT ON SITUATION IN NORTH EAST

   2017-09-21


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that the current needs assessment of the human rights and humanitarian needs of the North East is to address the operational responses of law enforcement agencies and other government departments among other things.

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NHRC TAKES SENSITISATION TO THE GRASSROOT

   2017-09-19


In an effort to ensure that Nigerians know their rights where ever they may be, the NHRC has taken her human Rights campaign to Gosa market, to educate the masses on the need to know their rights.

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NHRC COLLABORATES WITH KAICIID TO PROMOTE PEACE BUILDING

   2017-08-30


Conflict has become a great impediment to the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms of Nigerians especially to those living in conflict prone areas

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NHRC's REPORT DIDN'T INDICT PRESIDENCY, ex-SGF----Ag ES NHRC


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has debunked media reports that its draft assessment report on the situation in the North East indicted the Presidency, former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal amongst others over alleged diversion of funds meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
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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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