NHRC Press Release (65) Paged

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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 TASKS POLICE, JUDICIARY ON INCESSANT RAPE CASES IN NIGERIA
--Condemns alleged rape of 15-year-old girl, 7 months old baby in Katsina---

   2017-04-04


The National Human Rights Commission has condemned in strong terms, the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl by a traditional ruler in Katsina State and his subsequent release from Police custody without prosecution.

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RIGHT TO HEALTH: NHRC TASKS HEALTH MINISTRY, OTHERS ON OUTBREAK OF MENINGITIS

   2017-03-30


The National Human Rights Commission has expressed concern at the rising cases of deaths and ill-health following the outbreak of meningitis in some parts of the country

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NHRC, CLEEN FOUNDATION LAUD MILITARY OVER IMPROVED CIVIL MILITARY RELATIONS

   2017-03-30

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that the launch of phase two of the Civil Military relations project in Nigeria will usher in a new era of cordial relationship between the Military and the civilian populace.

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EVERY INDIVIDUAL IS PART OF THE GLOBAL WORLD... OVRAWAH

   2017-03-21


As Nigeria joins the rest of the International Community to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today 21st of March, Ag. Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has called on relevant stakeholders to shun all forms of racial discrimination as every individual is part of the global world.

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NHRC/HRAN/EU PARTNER OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE ON PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY

   2017-03-13


The Ag. Executive Secretary, NHRC Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole for their efforts at degrading Boko Haram to the present level of impotency as the Commission partners with the Theatre Command Headquarters in promoting human rights accountability in the North East.

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NHRC News Update (96) Paged

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NORTH EAST STILL IN DIRE NEED OF HUMANITARIAN PROTECTION---NHRC


The National Human Rights Commission has observed that serious protection issues still abound particularly in the epic center of insurgency in the north east despite the degrading of insurgents by the military in the region.
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NHRC CHARGES LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-TORTURE ACT 2017


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has charged the law enforcement personnel and other stakeholders not to support any process that will encourage torture but rather promote the implementation of the provisions of the Anti-Torture Act 2017.
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