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National Human Rights Commission

15 Sep 2022
The Federal Government, yesterday, disbursed N289 million to 74 victims of police brutality as compensation for various rights infractions by the police.
31 May 2022
At a training programme organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on security and peace, experts said persistent crises and hates among Nigerians are evidence of quasi post-conflict reconciliation.
29 Jan 2022
A former Ugandan ethics minister who championed a bill to introduce the death penalty for same-sex relationships and sought to regulate what women could wear died on Saturday, officials said.
22 Dec 2021
Islamic clerics, including Imams and other Muslim scholars in Kaduna State, have urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in North-West and Niger State to end security challenges in the troubled zone.
30 Nov 2021
The importance of member states depositing a declaration under Article 34(6) of the protocol establishing African Court on Human and People’s Rights, dominated discussions at the recently concluded...
15 Aug 2021
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have hailed recent judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which granted N4m damages to six women
6 Aug 2021
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said the Federal Government is engaging heads of courts for the establishment of special courts to fast track justice
30 Jul 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advocated transitional, restitutive and restorative justice as pathway for sustainable peace in communities affected by insurgency in the North East.
13 Jul 2021
Tony Ojukwu’s job is not an enviable one. As the man at the helm of affairs of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), it is his responsibility to safeguard the rights of all Nigerians.
31 May 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other law enforcement agencies to rejig their strategies of fishing out criminals and enemies of the state
8 Mar 2021
The National Human Rights Commission in Ebonyi said it treated more than 20 cases of gender-based violence from January till date.
29 Nov 2020
A Nigerian human rights activist and former Chairman, Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has dragged Tanzanian government to African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday faced growing calls to halt his hard-right government's judicial overhaul...
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Nigerian artiste Rema has continued to make waves on the UK Official Singles Chart with his hit single 'Calm Down' reaching a new peak. Calm Down by Rema climbed from its previous position of No. 5 to No. 4. The single has been on the chart for 30 weeks and remains a dominant force in…
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Sweden's military said Monday it was banning staff members from using Chinese-owned TikTok on work devices due to security concerns, following a slew of similar decisions from authorities in Western countries.
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A suicide attack on Monday near Afghanistan's foreign ministry killed six civilians and wounded several others, the interior ministry said.
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A Ukrainian official in the battered frontline town of Avdiivka in the eastern Donetsk region said Monday municipal workers were being withdrawn, as Russian