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NHRC CONDEMNS ALLEGED QUIT NOTICE ON IGBO, SAYS IT AMOUNTS TO HATE SPEECH

   2017-06-08


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the reported statement credited to Arewa Youth that all Igbo people residing in the northern part of the country should vacate before October 1st 2017.

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NHRC SEEKS MORE SUPPORT FOR NIGERIAN CHILDREN

   2017-05-26


As Nigeria marks the 2017 Children's Day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on government at all levels to accord priority to provision of accessible and qualitative education for all children in the country so as to enable them attain their full potentials in life.

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ALLEGED DISOBEDIENCE OF COURT JUDGMENT IN GOMBE: NHRC ENSURES REINSTATEMENT OF EMIR OF AKKO, ALH. BABA AHMED

   2017-05-22


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on constituted authorities, organizations and individuals not to disobey court judgments concerning them so as to avoid unnecessary friction that may result in further violation of the law and human rights in the society. This becomes necessary as the Commission has been receiving complaints on disobedience of court order, ruling and judgment by government at all levels. Respect for court decisions is an integral component of Constitutionalism and respect for the Rule of Law.

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INSURGENCY: RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS MUST BE PARAMOUNT, NHRC URGES MILITARY

   2017-05-16


The National Human Rights Commission NHRC, has called on officers and men of the Nigerian Military to make respect for Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms paramount as they discharge their constitutional responsibilities during the counter insurgency operations and at all times.

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RESCUED CHIBOK GIRLS: NHRC GIVES KUDOS TO FG

   2017-05-08


The National Human Rights Commission has commended the efforts of the Federal Government and other stakeholders who were instrumental to the release of 82 Chibok Girls.

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2017 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: NHRC ADVOCATES RESPECT FOR JOURNALISTS' RIGHTS

   2017-05-02


As Nigeria joins the rest of the international community to commemorate the 2017 World Press Freedom Day, the National Human Rights Commission has emphasized the need to accord full respect to journalists in the cause of discharging their constitutional duties in the country.

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AFRICAN DAY OF PRE-TRIAL DETENTION: NHRC CHARGES LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ON PROMPT INVESTIGATION, DILIGENT PROSECUTION

   2017-04-24


The National Human Rights Commission in commemoration of the African Day of Pre-trial Detention has called on security and law enforcement agencies in the country to jettison all practices leading to pre-trial detention in the course of discharging their duties.

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ALLEGED ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION: NHRC REASSURES NIGER DELTA COMMUNITIES OF PROTECTION

   2017-04-05


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reassured Akwa Ibom Oil Producing Community Development Network (AKIPCON) that it will not abandon the Special Investigation on alleged oil spillages, environmental pollution and human right abuses in the Niger Delta region

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


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


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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