Thursday, December 8, 2022

National Human Rights Commission

April 19, 2022

Adamawa recorded 93 cases of human right violations in four months: NHRC

Of the recorded 93 cases, 30 are pending, while the remaining 63 cases have been handled and resolved.

National Human Rights Commission
March 7, 2022

Enforced disappearance: NHRC panel orders police to produce victim’s case file

The order follows the failure of the police to make available the case file in a petition filed by the victim’s wife.

National Human Rights Commission
March 2, 2022

#EndSARS: NHRC fumes as police disobey orders

“SARS operatives…ransacked our bedroom and went away with some of our personal belongings, which include certificates and other documents, money…”

Special Anti-Robbery Squad
December 23, 2021

#EndSARS: Abuja panel awards ‘Apo Six’, 26 other victims N147 million compensation

The National Human Rights Commission panel has awarded N147 million in compensation to 27 victims of police brutality.

October 26, 2021

Missing Vanguard Reporter: NHRC decries poor police intelligence

It is needless for the family members of the journalist to go searching for him…if the security situation and intelligence gathering were better.”

July 8, 2021

#EndSARS: Police, army to pay N21 billion for extrajudicial killings

Bayelsa Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and other Related Offence has awarded N21 billion to victims of extrajudicial killings perpetrated by the police.

Police Brutality
June 16, 2021

Day of the African Child: Placing ransom responsibility on parents ridiculous, CSO says

“I wish the government can actually do this practically not only on paper so that I can enjoy the education they spoke about.”

March 24, 2021

Car dealer tortured for refusing to pay Awkuzu SARS N5m

“I was arrested in Abuja with my two brothers and taken to Anambra where I was beaten and tortured by SARS operatives”

NHRC panel
March 19, 2021

#EndSARS: Panel orders police to pay N575.8 million to victims

“The petitions on judgment debts of about N575.8 million were considered ranging from the award of N200 million to ₦120,000.”

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu
March 8, 2021

#IWD: NHRC advocates ending violence against women

“We must all be ready to support the fight against inequality.”

Nigerian women