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#Insurgency: NHRC, UNHCR build Nigeria Army’s Capacity on Human Rights Protection

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have commenced a two-day training for the Nigeria Army on Human Rights and civil Protection during counter insurgency in the Northeast. Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, NHRC, represented by Mr Iheme Richmond, Assistant Director Investigation disclosed on Wednesday in Damaturu. He said that the war ...

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#Insurgency: NHRC Build Capacity of Military men in the Frontlines

In its efforts to ensure effective Mainstreaming of Human Rights and Humanitarian Principles and Civilian Protection into Counter Insurgency Operations in the North East, the National Human Rights Commission has taken the training for the Military to the Frontlines. In his welcome statement in one of the locations of the training in Bama Borno State, the Executive Secretary of the ...

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‘Infanticide has become a major challenge in Nigeria’ – NHRC Boss

Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has said that infanticide and other related child’s rights violations pose a huge challenge to Nigeria and as such require concerted efforts by all stakeholders to tackle. The Executive Secretary stated this in Abuja when a delegation of ActionAid International led by the Country Director, Ms. Ene Obi paid a ...

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WaterAid Nigeria unveils brand new Logo!

WaterAid Nigeria has officially unveiled a brand new logo which according to them best suited the good works and interventions that they have been doing over the years across the globe. Speaking through a statement released yesterday, Oluseyi Abdulmalik, WaterAid Nigeria’s Communications and Media Manager says “Our brand refresh reflects both WaterAid’s evolution from a service delivery institution to one ...

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SARS Panel Hands Over recovered Vehicle to the owner!

A Toyota vehicle recovered during SARS Reform sitting in Abuja has been handed back to the owner, Mr. Samuel Okpanimo, by the Presidential Panel on SARS Reform today. Mr Okpanimo’s vehicle was arbitrarily taken from him by SARS and had lost hope of recovering it when suddenly the Panel after hearing on his case ordered that the vehicle be returned. ...

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Nigerian Passport: “Beware of any officer asking for bribe” – Babandede

The Comptroller General (CG), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede on Friday raised alarm that some officers are still collecting bribe on passport issuance. Babandede who disclosed this in Abuja during the official decoration of 48 senior officers promoted to the rank of Comptrollers of Immigration, warned officers to shun corrupt practices adding that anyone caught in the act will ...

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[Read, Dowload] The Chairman Presidential Panel’s Statement On Sars Reform

The executive secretary National Human Rights Commission and Chairman Presidential Panel on SARS Reform 2018, Tony Ojukwu ESQ., during the submission of the panel’s report at the Presidential Villa yesterday revealed some of the high points contained in the report of the panel. Mr. Ojukwu stated that the report is in Four (4) Volumes: Volume I: Executive Summary (40 Pages), ...

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#SARSReform: President Buhari officially accepts Report From Panel

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, received the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). He received the report from the Chairman of the Panel on Police Reform, Barrister Tony Ojukwu, at the State House, Abuja. President Buhari receiving the Report from the Chairman of the Panel, Mr Tony Ojukwu On his verified Twitter handle, ...

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#MHDAY2019: WSSCC Nigeria Commemorates Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019!

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) Country Office in commemorating this year Menstrual Hygiene Day has called on the Nigerian society at large to work together in addressing the challenges and hardships many women and girls face during their menstruation. This amongst other recommendations were highlighted in a Press Statement released today in marking this important day for women. ...

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#AbujaPoliceRaidonWomen: Collective social action to end Violence against women

Silence becomes a crime in face of any form of injustice. As a people, we need not to be reminded that our next door neighbour whom suddenly becomes a victim of arbitrary arrest and assault could be a pointer that yours might just be a few days away. It could also be an indication that there have been a serious ...

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