Tag: NHRC

2020 Int’l Day Against Human Trafficking : NHRC Calls For More Sensitization, Speedy Trial Of Offenders

Suleiman Idris- July 29, 2020

As Nigeria joins the rest of the global community to commemorate the 2020 International Day Against Human Trafficking (IDAHT), the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ... Read More

NTA/NHRC Strengthen Ties In Human Rights Education And Promotion

Suleiman Idris- July 29, 2020

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have pledged their commitment to strengthen the existing relationship between the two organizations ... Read More

Water, sanitation, hygiene: NHRC calls for action on COVID-19

Suleiman Idris- July 23, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday called for the prioritisation of water, sanitation and hygiene in the response to COVID-19. The Executive Secretary of ... Read More

NGO, NHRC partner on cultural, religious tolerance in Plateau

Suleiman Idris- July 23, 2020

An NGO, Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday, called for cultural and religious tolerance in Plateau communities. Speaking ... Read More

NHRC Tasks Government, Civil Society Groups On Justice, Equality For Nigerians

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

As Nigeria joins the global community to mark the 2020 Nelson Mandela Day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) enjoins government, Private Enterprises and Civil ... Read More

COVID-19: African Regionalx Human Rights Body commends National Human Rights Commission

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

The Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Dr. Solomon Dersso has commended the National Human rights Commission of Nigeria (NHRC) for ... Read More

NHRC reiterates commitment to protect rights of people

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

(NAN)Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and protect human rights of all persons ... Read More

NHRC, Police partner to tackle rape, other SGBV cases

Suleiman Idris- July 12, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) on Monday agreed to collaborate in the fight against rape and other Sexual ... Read More

NHRC calls for media action on Human Rights protection

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday called for media action to tackle allegations of human rights abuses in Nigeria. Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive ... Read More

NHRC calls for urgent action against torture

Suleiman Idris- June 29, 2020

Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday called for urgent action against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment. ... Read More

NHRC receives 104 complaints of alleged human rights violations

Abdul Jimoh- May 11, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission ( NHRC) has received 104 complaints and incidents of alleged human rights violation between April 27 and May 3 Mr ... Read More

Winners Emerge At Human Rights Maiden Award

Suleiman Idris- December 5, 2019

Winners of the 2019 Human Rights Award have emerged after a national poll by Nigerians on the official website of the 2019 Human Rights Summit, ... Read More

Int’l Day Of Persons With Disabilities: NHRC Tasks Stakeholders On Inclusiveness

Suleiman Idris- December 3, 2019

Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on relevant agencies to mainstream disability issues in their activities as this ... Read More

Coordination Among Agency Key in The Fight Against Insurgency

Abdul Jimoh- August 2, 2019

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government to brace ... Read More

Nigerian Military has been Actively Engaged in Conflicts — NHRC

Suleiman Idris- July 10, 2019

The Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Human Rights Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, said on Tuesday that in the face of conflicts the Nigerian Military ... Read More

NHRC to Mitigate Excessive Use of Pre-trial Detention – ES

Suleiman Idris- April 25, 2019

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will continue to highlight and push reforms to address alternative measures that may mitigate the excessive use of pre-trial ... Read More

NHRC Partners Media to End Arbitrary Arrests, Rights Abuses

Suleiman Idris- April 24, 2019

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to ensure that issues of human rights abuses and arbitrary arrests of Nigerians reduce ... Read More

NHRC/UNHCR To Focus on IDPs In Detension.

Suleiman Idris- April 11, 2019

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esqr, said the Commission in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations ... Read More

2019 Elections: NHRC Moves To Gauge Hate Speech, Fake News

Suleiman Idris- February 5, 2019

<!-- wp:gallery {"ids":} --> Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation have organized an interface to ... Read More