NHRC SIGNS MoU WITH RHEMA UNIVERSITY ABA, NIGERIA TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rhema University Aba, Nigeria (RUN) to promote the teaching and research of human rights in higher institutions in the country.
NHRC SIGNS MoU WITH CENTRE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, PRETORIA
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on April 25, 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Human Rights (CHR), University of Pretoria, South Africa to strengthen capacities at NHRC through access to training programmes offered by CHR.
COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION AT THE END OF ITS SECOND 2ND(2015) STATUTORY MEETING HELD IN MAKURDI, BENUE STATE BETWEEN 21ST AND 23RD MAY 2015.
NHRC TO CONVENE A CONSULTATIVE DIALOGUE ON NATIONAL SECURITY
The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Bem Angwe, said the Commission will convene a consultative dialogue on national security and the state of the Nigeria prison to seek a lasting solution to the increasing jail breaks and attacks in the country.
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The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission Prof Bem Angwe said Nigerians are entitled to adequate health care services and that the Commission would work assiduously to support any measure put in place to advance the rights to health of every Nigerian.
NHRC RECIEVES COMPLAINTS FROM DELEGATES OF TIV-TARABA YOUTH FRONTIER ON ALLEGED KILLINGS OF INDEGINES: BEGINS INVESTIGATIONS
NHRC ASSURES OF ELECTORAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN 2015 ELECTION AS FORMER GHANAIAN PRESIDENT JOHN KUFFUOR LEADS ECOWAS TEAM TO THE COMMISSION
NHRC STAKEHOLDERS TO EMBACK ON HUMAN RIGHT AND HUMANITARIAN ASSESSMENT MISSION OF THE AFTERMATH OF INTERNAL COMFLICT IN PLATEAU STATE SAYS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY PROF. BEM ANGWE
TSE-KUCHA CRISIS: GOVT, NHRC INTERVENES AS VICTIMS GET COMPENSATION
Victims and family members affected by the March 18, 2014 crisis at Tse-kucha in Yandev, Gboko local government Council of Benue State, have expressed appreciation to the National Human Rights Commission for its intervention in their petition on the case of alleged extra-judicial killing pending the before the commission and requested it to close the matter .
NYSC’s N4000 CHARGE: GROUP PETITIONS NHRC
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on all government agencies to evolve public friendly procedures that will not in any way inconvenient members of the public who may wish to access their services by giving the public adequate notice and satisfactionbefore taking any decision or action.
UN REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS REPRESENTATIVE FOR WEST AFRICA VISITS NHRC
REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR WEST AFRICA OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, MR. ANDREA ORII VISITS NHRC, PLEDGES SUPPORT OF THE WORLD BODY TO ASSITS NIGERIA IN ADDRESSING ITS SECURITY CHALLENGES AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES.
REPORT ON EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS: NHRC READY TO WORK ON SUBMISSIONS FROM AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
Amnesty International visits NHRC, restates its allegations and expresses readiness to cooperate with the Commission in investigating allegations of extra-judicial killings.
The National Human Rights Commission is ready to work on submissions from Amnesty International in its investigation into allegations of extra-judicial killings contained in the report released by the organization.
1st 2014 statutory meeting Holden at Port Harcourt, 19-20 March 2014
1. The Governing Council of the National Human Rights commission convened for its 1st 2014 statutory meeting at the Viontel Hotel in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on 19-21 March, 2014. Nine Members of Council attended the meeting.
UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VISITS NIGERIA
NHRC/UNDP PARTNERS TO BUILD INVESTIGATION CAPACITY OF THE COMMISSION
The National Human Rights Commission will leverage on its collaboration with the UNDP to boost the investigation and reportage of various alleged human rights violations in different part of the country.
ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY HUMAN RIGHT EDUCATION AND LINKAGES UNIT
NHRC TRAINING OF POLICE OFFICERS ON HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS AND PRACTICE
INTERIM REPORT ON THE INVESTIGATION OF ALLEGED INCARCERATION OF HER EXCELLENCY MRS CHIME
The National Human Rights Commission received a complaint from the wife of the Governor of Enugu State Her Excellency Mrs. Clara Chime, in which she alleged to have been incarcerated and subjected to horrific and intolerable conditions that curtailed her fundamental freedoms and threatened the enjoyment of her human rights.
ABUJA, 24 MAY 2013. The Chairman of the Network of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa (NNHRI-WA), Prof. Bem Angwe has identified poverty and acts of terrorism as the strongest weapons of human rights violation in West Africa and called on the various governments of the sub-region to muster the much needed political will to tackle these challenges frontally.
NHRC ESTABLISHES FIRST STATE OFFICE IN SOUTH-WEST
ABUJA, 23RD MAY, 2013. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) established its first state office in the South-West with a renewed commitment to create awareness on human rights issues at the grassroots.
NHRC COMMENCES PUBLIC INQUIRIES INTO FORCED EVICTIONS IN JUNE, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL QUERIES DEMOLIT
NHRC COMMENCES PUBLIC INQUIRIES INTO FORCED EVICTIONS IN JUNE, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL QUERIES DEMOLITION OF HOUSES
ABUJA, 20TH MAY, 2013. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will in June this year commence a nationwide public inquiry into complaints of forced evictions of persons in the six geo-political zones.
NHRC INVESTIGATES KILLING OF SECURITY PERSONNEL IN NASARAWA STATEABUJA. 13 MAY, 2013. The National Human Rights Commission has commenced investigation into the killing of an unspecified number of police officers and security personnel in Alakyo village in Nasarawa State last week.