NHRC probes alleged killing of 492 Shiites
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has confirmed that it is looking into the alleged illegal killing of 492 Shiites by the army and the police between 2014 and 2018.
Kano ranks top among states with awaiting trial inmates, says CURE-Nigeria
Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants, (CURE-Nigeria), a non-governmental organization yesterday declared Kano state as the state...
UN, NHRC urge Shettima to tackle sexual violence in IDP camps, others
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), and NationalHuman Rights Commission (NHRC) have urged Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State to tackle sexual violence in Internally Displaced Persons’ Camps (IDPs). Executive Secretary of NHRC, Tony Ojukwu made the call while presenting the “human rights and humanitarian protection recommendations” to Shettima at a two-workshop in Maiduguri.…
‘We will be fair in investigating case of missing general’
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Armoured Division, Nigeria Army, Jos, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, has assured that the military would be fair, while investigating the circumstances that led to the disappearance of General Idris Alkali. He stressed that the military will be fair and respect the rights of Nigerians, especially the people of Durra-Du…
Missing General: NHRC advises army on human rights violation
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advised the Nigerian Army to respect human rights while searching for missing Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali (retd).
NHRC faults human rights violation allegation against military
The Executive Secretary of National Human Right Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu has said the Amnesty International (AI) allegations against Nigerian Armed Forces are not credible.
Justify your U.S. visit by respecting citizens rights, HURIWA tasks Buhari
A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to take concrete measures to ensure...
Woman allegedly inserts hot metal into five-year-old niece’s private part in Ekiti
A Benue woman, Mrs. Esther Abgundu, who lives in Ijelu in Oye Local Council of Ekiti State, has allegedly inserted hot metal into a five-year-old niece’s private...
MURIC chides universities for allegedly persecuting Muslim students
The Rights Concern (MURIC) has expressed displeasure about the frequent persecution of Muslim students on campus by the management of the private universities.