Tag: Human Rights

Governor Fintiri approves Land for NHRC

Henry Solomon- March 22, 2021

The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has presented a piece of land to the National Human Rights Commission to erect a permanent ... Read More

Presidential panel on police reforms okays 5-point demand of protesters

Abdul Jimoh- October 13, 2020

Following directives by President Muhammadu Buhari on dissolution of Special Anti-Robbery Squad and immediate response to yearnings of citizens, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed ... Read More

International Rights Commission Cautions Nigerians Against Impostors

Henry Solomon- August 12, 2019

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Geneva Switzerland Nigerian Committee, has cautioned all Nigerians to be ware of the activities of individuals and groups parading ... Read More

Protection of Human Rights, Cardinal Objective of Buhari Administration – Minister

Tanimu- July 20, 2018

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the protection of human rights is a cardinal objective of the ... Read More

Zimbabwe Gets First-Ever Albino Beauty Queen

Henry Solomon- March 17, 2018

Zimbabwe has crowned its first-ever “Miss Albino’’ in a beauty pageant that aims to tackle the stigma faced by people with the rare disorder. “I ... Read More

#IWD2018 UN Gives Recognition to Aba Women’s Riot

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2018

The UN Women has recognised the Aba women’s riot of 1929 as a noteworthy women-led demonstration, which ignited the revolution in the defence of women’s ... Read More

Response to Allegations by Amnesty International of Nigerian Air Force Human Rights Abuses

Tanimu- January 30, 2018

Olatokunbo Adesanya, Abuja: The attention of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been drawn to allegations by Amnesty International of human rights abuses reportedly committed ... Read More

Presidential Panel on Human Rights Abuses Begins Sitting in Lagos

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2017

The Presidential Investigation Panel instituted to review compliance of the Armed Forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement on Tuesday began sitting at ... Read More

Human Rights Groups Raise Alarm Over Child Defilement In Edo

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2017

Some human rights groups in Edo on Wednesday, expressed worry over increasing cases of child defilement in the state and across the country. They are: ... Read More

UN Applauds Cameroon’s Generosity Towards Nigerian Refugees

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2017

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has commended Cameroon for its generosity towards the Nigerian refugees who fled to the country to escape the ... Read More

Osinbajo Constitutes Commission To Review Military Compliance With Human Rights Obligation

Henry Solomon- August 5, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has appointed a 7-man Judicial Commission, to review compliance of the Nigerian Armed Forces with human rights obligations and rules of ... Read More

Senate Passes The Whistleblower Protection Bill

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2017

The 8th Senate has passed the Whistleblower Protection Bill at today's senate plenary. The Bill, which seeks to encourage and facilitate the disclosures of improper ... Read More

AIG of Police in-charg​e of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Embarks on Duty Tour Of Ogun State Command

Abdul Jimoh- January 26, 2017

AIG Of Police, Kayode Aderanti And Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun  The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charg​e of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Aderanti, mni on ... Read More

House Urges Federal Government To Declare State Of Emergency

admin- October 13, 2016

House of Reps called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on incidents of rampant kidnapping Members of the House of Representatives ... Read More

Amnesty Int’l: Sudan Used Chemical Weapons

admin- September 29, 2016

Amnesty International Logo NAN, Abuja: The Sudanese government has likely conducted at least 30 chemical weapons attacks against civilians in the country’s Darfur region this ... Read More

Dialogue On Human And People’s Right Concluded Between AU-China

Tanimu- April 14, 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13 April 2016: The 1st AU-China Human Rights Dialogue concluded on 12 April 2016 at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis ... Read More

The Commissioner For Political Affairs And The Head of The EU Delegation To The AU Endorse A Joint Work Plan In The Area of Human Rights

Tanimu- March 10, 2016

H.E. Dr. Aisha Laraba Abdullahi, Commissioner for Political Affairs of the African Union Commission and Ambassador Gary QUINCE, Head of the EU Delegation to the ... Read More

Prosecute Abductors of Ese, Prof. Angwe Urges IGP

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 4, 2016

The Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Prof Bem Angwe has called on the IGP, Mr. Solomon Arase to ensure that all those involved ... Read More