NHRC, OSIWA strategise to prevent human rights violations
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) have strategised to prevent human rights violations in the North East.
NHRC calls for urgent action to protect refugee, migrants, IDPs
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for urgent action to protect refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and others.
NHRC craves review of NBC laws to protect citizens’ rights
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) called for a review of policies and legislation of National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) with a view to enhancing the rights of citizens.
NHRC Advocates victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual violence
National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has advocated sufficient attention to issues of victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual-based violence, SGBV in the country.
UK government pledges to strengthen justice for sexual violence survivors
As the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict today, the United Kingdom (UK) government has restated its commitment to tackle conflict-related...
NHRC reports 105 rights abuses in two weeks lockdown
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has disclosed that it received and documented 105 complaints of human rights violations perpetuated by law enforcement agencies. It also mentioned Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV), saying the report covered March 30 to April 13, 2020, the period of the initial lockdown by the federal and state governments. The…
NHRC opens panel on sexual, gender-based violence in Kano
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday unveiled its North-West panel of investigation in Kano to examine the prevailing human rights abuse and recommend
Sowore: Rights commission urges law enforcement officials to respect law
It's Executive Secretary, Mr Tony Ojukwu made the call in Abuja while reacting to the invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Dec. 6 by the operatives of the Department of State Services...