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#EndSARS: FCT panel awards N289m compensation to 74 victims of police brutality

    #EndSARS: FCT panel awards N289m compensation to 74 victims of police brutality

The Abuja judicial panel on police brutality has awarded the sum of N289 million to 74 victims of police brutality. Following the #EndSARS protest in 2020, the federal government had

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NHRC: FG working on national policy to protect civilians during conflict

    NHRC: FG working on national policy to protect civilians during conflict

The National Human Rights Rights Commission (NHRC) says the agency is working on a policy document on the protection of civilians during conflict. Salamatu Sulaiman, chairperson of the NHRC governing

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FG sets up committee to monitor compliance with laws against torture

    FG sets up committee to monitor compliance with laws against torture

The federal government has inaugurated a committee to monitor the compliance of stakeholders in the Nigerian criminal justice system with legislation against torture. The committee was inaugurated by Abubakar Malami,

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NHRC: FG, states should focus more attention on tackling high rates of child abuse

    NHRC: FG, states should focus more attention on tackling high rates of child abuse

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says the country is still battling with high rates of child abuse despite the passage of the child rights act. Tony Ojukwu, executive secretary

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After TheCable’s report, NHRC to probe Chinese firms over maltreatment of workers

  After TheCable’s report, NHRC to probe Chinese firms over maltreatment of workers

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says it will probe the “maltreatment” of Nigerians employed at Chinese-run quarries in the

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Direct primaries best for parties, says rights group on APC poll in Ekiti

  Direct primaries best for parties, says rights group on APC poll in Ekiti

The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), says the direct primary mode is the best for picking

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NHRC asks FG to prioritise persons with disabilities in new development plan

  NHRC asks FG to prioritise persons with disabilities in new development plan

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the federal government to ensure that persons with disabilities (PWDs) are significantly

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Release suspected IPOB informant or charge her to court, NHRC tells police

  Release suspected IPOB informant or charge her to court, NHRC tells police

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the police to charge Glory Okolie to court or release her from

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#EndSARS: NHRC awards N575m to victims of brutality, orders police to apologise

  #EndSARS: NHRC awards N575m to victims of brutality, orders police to apologise

The panel investigating alleged human rights violations committed by the police has awarded a fine of N575.8 million against the

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‘Indigenes are being displaced in Ogun communities’— group asks FG to help

  ‘Indigenes are being displaced in Ogun communities’— group asks FG to help

The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC) says indigenes of Yewa communities in Ogun state are being displaced by armed groups

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