The Executive Secretary of the commission, Tony Ojukwu, made the call in a statement in Abuja.
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Copies of the petitions dated May 28, 2021 was made available to newsmen by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, Secretary, Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, on Friday in Abuja.
This is coming less than one week that Senate spokesman , Senator Bashir Ajibola protested over lopsided appointment of National Human Rights Commission .
Also to be confirmed are 14 others as members of the commission.
The panel is investigating alleged human rights violations by the disbanded SARS and other units of the police force.
The NHRC panel is investigating alleged violations of rights by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other units of the police.
The NHRC independent panel is investigating alleged violations of rights by the disbanded SARS and other police units.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that hearing notices is a court process by which a party to the proceedings is notified of the date the matter has been fixed in court, where he is not otherwise aware of such date.
The panel is investigating alleged human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police units.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the panel is investigating alleged human rights violations by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other Units of the police.
The CMD was joined as a party in the petition filed by a lady, Chinenye Igwetu, on the alleged extra-judicial killing of her younger sister, Linda Igwetu.
The panel, investigating the allegations of human rights violations against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Abuja, had on November 16, 2020 ordered the police to appear before it with the said title documents.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Deputy Commissioner of Police Frank Mba, confirmed the development in a statement on Thursday
Petitioner Victoria Agori made the allegation while testifying before the panel on a case she filed asking for the prosecution of the police officers that killed her son, Daniel Agori and the release of his body for burial.
Launched in 2019, the register, apart from exposing those convicted for sexual violence, will clamp down on all forms of sexual offences against women and children.
He wished he had the power to curtail the killings, if not out rightly stop it. Visibly vexed, he said: “The police will confiscate the victim’s property and share the property among themselves. I’ve been arrested several times and I have received threatening messages, but whom do I run to for safety? The job even becomes dangerous for me and my family members. We discovered that police frame victims for armed robbery because they want to cover up. Our government is not checking the excesses of the police. Nobody challenges the police’s impunity.
The panel gave the order at its hearing in Abuja on Thursday.
Ajibo told the (Retired) Justice Suleiman Galadima-led panel that her daughter was hit by stray bullet on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Wuse 2 in Abuja on her way back from school.
The petition, written by the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement, was addressed to the UN Resident Coordinator, EU Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, and Executive Secretary, NHRC.
Giving evidence before the panel constituted by the National Human Rights Commission, Igwetu said that her late sister, Linda Igwetu, was out celebrating with friends, her completion of the NYSC scheme when killed on July 3, 2018.