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National Human Rights Commission

25 Jan
In 2016, against the backdrop of massive media attention in Nigeria about the rare decision of the then leadership of the Nigerian Army to set up the first of its kind human rights desk in addition to the appointment of a full two-star general as Head of the civil and military affairs...
3 Nov
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says the brutality meted to Mr Joe Ajaero, the National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Imo state on Wednesday was abuse of his fundamental rights. The Executive Secretary, NHRC, Mr Anthony Ojukwu, condemned the alleged brutality against Ajaero stressing that it was an abuse of his…
21 Aug 2023
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concerns over increasing cases of child abandonment in Gombe state.

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