Group, NHRC walk against torture in Nigeria today
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) in collaboration with the National Committee Against Torture (NCAT) and National Human Rights Commission...
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.
NHRC cautions Islamic Movement in Nigeria against violent protest
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concern over violent protests by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and urged members to be orderly while demanding for their rights.
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...
Northern groups support military operation in South East
Some northerners have expressed support for the ongoing military operation in the south-east. But they cautioned against reprisal attacks on Igbo living in their region.
CDC, NHRC seek speedy domestication of Child Rights Act in Kaduna
The CDC and NHRC said while speaking with journalists that the rationale behind their intervention was to ensure that the state prioritises the passage of the Act through the state House of Assembly.
Stakeholders in southern Kaduna move to curtail bloodshed
Stakeholders in southern Kaduna yesterday held a peace parley to prevent further carnage in the area.
Breeze 99.9FM management heads to court over demolition by Nasarawa government
The management of Breeze FM 99.9 in Lafia, a privately-owned radio station, which was demolished by the Nasarawa State Government on May 20, is heading to court to challenge the clamp down.