Lagos — The National Human Rights Commission NHRC, has called on politicians to avoid using hate speeches in their campaigns and utterances in the forthcoming 2019 general election to create tension in the country, as all acts of hate speech and election violence will henceforth be investigated...
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to request confirmation of his appointment of Mr. Anthony Ojukwu as Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read the letter to senators at the plenary on Tuesday.
The letter read...
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The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has observed that 90 per cent of women awaiting trial in prisons across the country are either pregnant or nursing mothers or pregnant.
The commission pointed out that there was no amount of compensation that would be given to such a child or even...
Former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has reacted to the National Human Rights Commission indictment over his role in electoral fraud in the country.
Uduaghan on Thursday said the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was wrong to have accused him of being involved in...
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has listed former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu, and 117 others as perpetrators of electoral fraud in the 2007 and 2011 general elections to face prosecution.
The indicted persons are said to have committed...
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Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Thursday vowed not to appear before the National Human Rights Commission ( NHRC) panel investigating the violent clash between them and the Nigerian Army.
In a statement issued by their spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, gave the following reasons:
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Fear of violence during the rescheduled governorship election in the Southern Ijaw Local Council of Bayelsa State tomorrow, residents of the area have been fleeing to neighboring states, Guardian reports.
There is even the fear among many of them that the election may not hold because the...