Thursday, August 11, 2022

NHRC

May 31, 2022

NHRC raises concern over safety of Nigerian journalists

The commission decried a situation where “journalists operate under difficult conditions, where freedom of expression and the press is relegated to the background.”

NUJ logo used to illustrate the story
April 7, 2022

238 complaints received in two months: Kano NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano says it has received 238 complaints of human rights abuse between February and March.

Police Brutality
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
October 17, 2021

Hours to #EndSARS memorial, Abuja panel reconvenes after six months break

The panel says it would reconvene to conclude hearing on the cases before it to prepare its final report.

August 2, 2021

Nigeria’s Dirtiest Cop: How Abba Kyari fell from celebrity crime-buster to America’s most wanted

The rise to fame of Mr Kyari, a deputy police commissioner, has always read like something out of a movie script.

Abba Kyari
June 13, 2021

Igbo widow cries out over barbaric burial rites

They said she must drink the water to prove that she was not responsible for her husband’s death.

widow
June 9, 2021
JUSUN
April 30, 2021

JUSUN Strike: NBA directs members to bail suspects nationwide

“You should work… to ensure the protection of the Fundamental Human Rights of Nigerians.”

Mike Ozekhome
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