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    INEC must improve on March 28 performance, says Odinkalu

INEC must improve on March 28 performance, says Odinkalu

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the challenges identified during the presidential and national assembly election of March 28.Chidi Odinkalu, chairman of the governing council of the commission, gave the advice on Sunday during an interview with NAN in Abuja.He said the advice became imperative in view of [...]

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    GEJ, GMB to hold joint broadcast against violence

GEJ, GMB to hold joint broadcast against violence

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is working towards brokering a deal that would see President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) hold a joint broadcast condemning election violence.Chidi Odinkalu, chairman of the commission, said the idea is for Jonathan and Buhari to jointly speak to Nigerians and tell them that the [...]

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    Odinkalu: Fr. Mbaka breached electoral act twice

Odinkalu: Fr. Mbaka breached electoral act twice

Ejike Mbaka, an Enugu-based Catholic priest, breached the electoral act twice by his “on-the-pulpit” comments on political matters, Chidi Odinkalu, chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has said.In November, Mbaka expressed support for the president when Patience Jonathan, the first lady, paid him a visit at his Adoration ground.During the visit, he derided those asking President Jonathan to [...]

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Maitama Sule, others speak in WePictureNigeria series.

WTN Business and Technology Solutions and Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) presents, the first episode of a new documentary series titled “WePictureNigeria” which features interviews of Founding Fathers, Leaders, and Influencers focusing on Nigeria's history pre and post-independence.WePictureNigeria is a partnership of WTN Business and Technology Solutions that is represented by Luqman Edu, and Empire Mates Entertainment represented by Segun Demuren. [...]

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    Wali: Ebola not enough reason to cancel NBA conference

Wali: Ebola not enough reason to cancel NBA conference

Despite attempts to discourage the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) from holding its annual general conference in order to prevent the spread of Ebola Virus Disease, the NBA has vowed to go ahead with the programme, scheduled for August 24 to August 29 in Owerri, capital of Imo state.Professor Chidi Odinkalu, chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), one of the speakers [...]

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    Odinkalu: My close shave with Ebola

Odinkalu: My close shave with Ebola

The chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has revealed that he was treated as an outpatient by one of the doctors who attended to Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought the deadly virus to Nigeria.Odinkalu was thereafter placed under observation for 21 days and subsequently declared free of the disease.Because of this experience, the lawyer has asked the [...]

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