Is the proposed hate speech bill dead or hibernated?
Freedom of expression is considered one of the cardinal pillars and cornerstone of fundamental rights in human rights philosophy and entire legal jurisprudence.
Rights Groups decry carnage in Southern Kaduna
A coalition of Human rights and Democracy organisations in the Southeast has condemned the level of carnage in the Southern part of Kaduna State, saying it has assumed the status
Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging
Saudi Arabia has abolished flogging as a punishment, the supreme court announced, hailing the latest in a series of "human rights advances" made by the king and his powerful son.
COVID-19 management and human rights
Amidst initiative of state governments in combating the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government ordered the lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states including the federal capital territory
Generation equality takes a stand for women’s rights
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated each year around the world on March 8. This year, the theme for IWD 2020 is Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights
Nigeria: Parlous state of human rights
The term “human rights” is used to refer to inalienable rights (entitlement) of all humans. The concept dates back to 539 BC when Cyrus the Great conquered Babylon, freed the slaves and declared that all people had the right to choose....
Protection of human rights remains hope of Nigeria —Tietie
As rights activists and stakeholders kick-start the celebration of the 30 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHRs), Mr. Frank Tietie
Malami urges holistic observance of human rights
Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that the realisation of civil and political rights without the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights would be impossible...