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28 Dec
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has tasked the police hierarchy on mental state of its gun-bearing officers. Its Executive Secretary, Tony Ojukwu (SAN), gave the admonition while condemning yet another killing of a female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem...
26 Sep
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has renewed its call for the protection of journalists and media practitioners, who have continued to hold government and public officers accountable.
19 Aug
Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and promote human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.
22 Dec 2021
Islamic clerics, including Imams and other Muslim scholars in Kaduna State, have urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in North-West and Niger State to end security challenges in the troubled zone.
4 Dec 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has enjoined public and private sectors to ensure full implementation of and adherence to legal framework and policies put in place to promote accessibility and equal participation of persons with disabilities in the workplace and life.
15 Nov 2021
The Federal Government has described the allegation by a United States-based non-profit organisation, that it is sponsoring terrorism, as a disgusting distraction orchestrated by those seeking to weaken the massive onslaught against terrorism and banditry in the country.
27 Oct 2021
Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu, has called on the Nigeria Police Force and other law enforcement agencies to locate Tordue Salem, a journalist who reportedly...
1 Sep 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has launched a Register for missing persons in Nigeria in line with its mandate of protecting the rights of citizens and foreigners living in the country devoid of any form of discrimination.
28 Jul 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will deploy new methods to combat rights abuses in Nigeria.
22 Jun 2021
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.
21 Jun 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for urgent action to protect refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and others.
28 May 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)has called on the 15 states that had yet to adopt the Child Rights Act to do so.


3 mins ago
A study carried out by Network of Female Professionals in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (FEMinWASH), has revealed that Nigeria looses N207 million ($517,524) annually to the non-functionality of boreholes. According to the study, the non -utilization of the national strategy for Village Level Operation and Maintenance (VLOM) by contractors and technocrats has resulted in waste…
10 mins ago
In a move to curtail farmers/herders clashes in the country, the National Agricultural Laded Development Agency (NALDA) has established 100hectares farm integrated farm estates in Sokoto state to boost animal husbandry and crop production. The farm estate among others has a modern animal husbandry farm with a cow milking parlour with a capacity of 200…
19 mins ago
Officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on Monday said that security measures had been increased ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the country’s capital, Kinshasa.
21 mins ago
Humans indulge in drinking alcohol and other intoxicants for a variety of reasons, including socializing, relaxation, and as a way to cope with stress or other negative emotions. However, excessive drinking can lead to a wide range of negative health and social consequences. Here are 15 tips to help you avoid excessive intoxication when drinking:…
28 mins ago
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said that the Abuja/Kaduna Standard Gauge train service would resume operations on Tuesday, Jan. 31.