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human rights

21 Aug
Sexual harassment in Nigeria continues to be a prevalent public health issue and a violation of human rights, as workplace sexual harassment remains a major challenge to informal
12 Aug
The manifestation of Nigeria’s crisis of the state is by no means-ending soon. The reasons are not too far to seek: they include impunity in the running of the affairs of the country
2 Aug
The reported remark by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin at the just concluded 47th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, calling on Western countries to reflect deeply on their own human rights abuse.....
16 Jul
Leaders from different human rights organisations and Islamic bodies have called on the United Nations to go beyond condemnation and take all necessary steps to stop Israel from its continued illegal occupation
30 Jun
Iran's use of the death penalty for crimes committed as minors does not mean it violates human rights, a senior Iranian official has insisted to AFP in response to UN criticism.
27 May
As we mark the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, and the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Oklahoma Massacre, of over 100 African Americans on May 31-June 1, 1921, it is time for reflections, or better said a data report card....
10 Apr
One in three women will experience violence in her lifetime, according to Amnesty International. Her experience will deprive her of human rights, put her at risk of mental and physical health problems
23 Mar
The Human Rights Journalists Network (HRJN) recently trained journalists on how to employ Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) in carrying out investigative reporting
16 Mar
The Human Rights Journalists Network (HRJN) recently trained journalists on how to employ Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) in carrying out investigative reporting
14 Dec 2020
A group, Conference of Nigeria Civil Society for Peace, Human Rights and National Unity, has deplored the 2020 report of the Amnesty International indicating the military of rights violation
9 Dec 2020
The UN human rights chief on Wednesday voiced hope that the arrival of a new US president next month would help boost the rights situation in the country and around the world.
5 Nov 2020
In August, I wrote a two-part series on the unique place of women in our world and that a woman is a woman by the nature of her activities. Professor Nduka speaks from time to time in gatherings on Girl Child, on Women, their place, or their plight. She writes Woman, A Name of Honour.…


36 mins ago
The United Kingdom-based Nigerian-born prime property agent and Managing Director and Founder of Daniel Ford International, Yemi Edun, is again in the news for all the good reasons. The top property maestro, who recently clocked 50 years old, which was stylishly marked with pomp and panache amongst his inner cycle, friends and family aboard the…
3 hours ago
“There is so much injustice in this country, the police are under-paid and have not learnt any lesson from #EndSARS….” These were the last words of a Canadian-based protester, Patriot Patrick Eholor, yesterday, while speaking with journalists...
3 hours ago
Visiting Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has raised the alarm over presence of a terror group hibernating in Nigeria, Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), as both nations, yesterday, signed eight critical bilateral agreements on energy, defence and hydrocarbon, among others.
3 hours ago
Former US President Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch his own social networking platform called "TRUTH Social," which is expected to begin its beta launch for "invited guests" next month.
3 hours ago
Oil, gas, and coal production plans of some of the world's biggest oil, gas, and coal producers, including Nigeria, far exceed the emissions targets set in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the 2021 Production Gap Report of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has stated.