Jummai Mshelia, NHRC’s Coordinator in the state, made the disclosure at a rally to drum support for campaign against rape and other forms of sexual abuse on Tuesday in Maiduguri.
The Ebonyi State Coordinator of the Commission, Christopher Okorie, made the observation on Monday in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, during a road walk commencing the NHRC’s seven-day activism against gender violence.
The North Central Office of the National Human Rights Commission said it had begun investigation into the killing of Rinji Bala, a 300 level student of the University of Jos.
The National Human Rights Commission has expressed displeasure over the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to some Nigerians by the Chinese authorities in Beijing.
The National Human Rights Commission has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to fish out those behind the alleged shooting on its premises on Monday.
The National Human Rights Commission has condemned the growing culture of attack on judges and the Judiciary over judgments on political cases.
Hamza Liman, NHRC Coordinator in the state, said though two of those accused of committing the offence were arrested, but they were never properly charged for the offence, while the victims were not released.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force has recommended the establishment of state and local government police.
The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu, has said that corruption is at the root of under-development and human rights violations in Nigeria.
The National Human Rights Commission has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law, the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill, 2018.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the commission gave the statistic at the End of Year Review and Training Meeting for Internally Displaced Persons and Returnees Protection Monitoring Project Officers in Yola on Thursday.
Executive Secretary of the commission, Dr Anthony Ojukwu, gave the advice when he visited Maj.-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, General Commanding Officer, 3 Division of the Nigerian Army on Monday in Rukuba, Plateau.
Hauwa Salihu, the NHRC’s Zonal Coordinator, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano that out of the 101 cases, 75 were completed while 26 were ongoing.
The Fire outbreak that gutted Sokoto state office of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) and destroyed document had paralysed activities of the commission in the state.
The Acting Executive Secretary of the commission, Tony Ojukwu, said this in a statement signed by the commission’s Head of Media, Fatimah Mohammad, on Thursday in Abuja.
Consequently, it mandated the Committee on Judiciary Human Rights and Legal Matters to commence the probe.
She said: “It was found that there were 240 prison institutions spread across Nigeria as follows: 138 main prisons, 85 satellites, 14 Farm Centres, and three borstal institutions
The National Human Rights Commission has called for the cooperation of the Benue State Judiciary in efforts to bring the…
He said: “It’s clear that there are gangs, cults and militias that have been cultivated and to whom the leading political parties or people claiming to act on their behalf have somewhat “outsourced” election violence