Nigerians flay police response as pro-Buhari mob attacks activists at NHRC
Nigerians yesterday condemned police response as a pro-Buhari mob attacked an activist, Deji Adeyanju and two others during a peaceful protest of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) at the National Human Rights Commission...
Ganduje restates commitment to human rights protection
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has restated his administration’s commitment to respect and protect human rights to education, health, justice and life.
Rights group writes NHRC, U.S. over detention of journalists in Cross River
A political pressure group, Concerned Nigerians, has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United States (U.S.) to commence an investigation into the growing clampdown on press freedom and freedom of expression in Cross River State.
School suspends one student for wearing hijab
The management of the International School, University of Ibadan has suspended a female student, Miss Ikhlass Badru who allegedly flouted the school rules and regulations by wearing a hijab on her school uniform.
Falana seeks release of 40 illegally detained Nigerians by Navy
Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has called for the release of 40 Nigerians illegally detained by the Navy in its facilities in Lagos State.
Group takes police to NHRC over alleged assault
The United Global Resolve For Peace (UGRFP) has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over alleged police brutality and violation of Ogbaji...
Bayelsa communities accuse DPR, NOSDRA of complicity in oil spill
Oil-ravaged communities in Bayelsa State have accused the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and another regulatory body, National...
CSOs decry lack of political will to implement UN Human Right recommendations
A coalition of Nigerian Human Rights Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has raised concerns over the government’s altitude towards the implementation of Nigeria’s human rights commitments contained in the recommendations of the UPR 2019 for the promotion and protection of human rights. The coalition, which is managed by Partnership for Justice…