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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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ALLEGATION AGAINTS SARS: NHRC COMMENCES PUBLIC HEARING

   2017-12-28


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced public hearing into cases of alleged human right violations against the Nigerian Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the FCT.

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NHRC STAFF APPLAUD NOMINATION OF OJUKWU AS ES

   2017-12-11


Abuja December 11th - The management and staff of National Human Rights Commission(NHRC)have commended the Federal Government for the nomination of Mr. Anthony Okechechwu Ojukwu as the substantive Executive Secretary of the Commission, following the submission of Mr. Ojukwu's name for confirmation at the Senate, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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IDP PROTECTION: NHRC/UNHCR RESTRATEGISE FOR 2018

   2017-12-08


Stakeholders on the implementation of NHRC/UNHRC IDP protection Monitoring Project convened in Yola the capital of Adamawa State to review the 2017 activities carried out under the project and to plan ahead for 2018.

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DEATH OF 26 WOMEN: NHRC COMMENDS UN, ITALY FOR LEGAL ACTION

   2017-11-10


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the Italian government for the arraignment of two men, Mohamed Al Bouzid and Al Mabrouc Harar who are suspected to be responsible for the death of 26 Nigerian women during a failed attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.

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NHRC HARPS ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO ENSURE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-TORTURE ACT, 2017


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has harped on capacity building for law enforcement agents, human rights defenders and stakeholders generally in order for them to effectively drive the process of implementing the newly signed Anti-Torture Act.
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2018 celebration of the West African Human Rights Day in Monrovia,Liberia.


The president of Network of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa(NNHRI-WA)/Ag Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Nigeria Mrs. Oti Ovrawah with other West African leaders including the newly elected Liberian President George Weah and the outgoing President Elen Johnson Sirleaf during the 2018 celebration of the West African Human Rights Day in Monrovia, Liberia.
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