Tag: Human Rights

UN Human Rights Council demands access to abductees in Russia

Humanitarian workers need access to people who have been taken to Russia

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Biden: Ex-US Ambassador To Nigeria Warns Buhari’s Govt Over Human Rights

Former US Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell says the Buhari presidency will

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Group Calls For Increase In Women Rights Advocacies In 2021

Women Arise for  Change Initiative says it will increase its advocacies aimed

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NGO Trains 72 Nigerians on Strategies for Combating GBV

  An Abuja-based NGO, Talkam Human Rights Advocacy Group trained 72 Nigerians

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EndSARS: Nigeria’s Faltering Democracy By Jen Jibrin 

Looking at the ongoing EndSARS protests nationwide and the large turnout among

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‘I See a Better Nigeria After#EndSARS Protests’ – Lai Mohammed

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says he

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Journalists, Over 600 Protesters Detained in Belarus

  Human rights organisation Viasna on Monday said more than 600 protesters

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Court Orders EFCC to Pay N20 Million for Violation of Human Rights

The EFCC had investigated Mr. Williams for alleged fraud in connection with

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Punish Individual Police officers Who Violate Human Rights Not Nigeria Police – Femi Falana

Falana also wondered out loud why police officers still arrested other people

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NHRC Receives 104 Complaints Of Alleged Human Rights Violations

The National Human Rights Commission ( NHRC) has received 104 complaints and

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UN Chief Says Human Rights Must Be At Centre of Coronavirus Response

United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, on Thursday said human rights “must

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Gender Inequality, Biggest Human Rights Challenge we Face — UN Chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says gender inequality is the “overwhelming injustice of

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Gender Inequality, Biggest Human Rights Challenge We Face — UN Chief

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says gender inequality is the “overwhelming injustice

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Ganduje Restates Commitment to Human Rights Protection

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has restated his administration’s commitment to

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Nigerians will commend FG Over Border closure — Lagos lawmaker

 A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande,

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NITDA investigates True caller for breach of Nigerian privacy rights

An investigation has been implemented by the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA)

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International bodies are preparing sanctions – Amnesty International warns FG

Following its fallout with the Federal Government over the arrests and detention

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The increasing rate of illegal adoptions – By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu

An illegal adoption takes place when the adoption of a child is

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Human Rights Group resolves 516 disputes in 2018 in Ebonyi

The Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Center in Ebonyi, says it resolved

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UN report describes horrors of Congo massacre with 535 dead

The UN Human Rights office says 535 people in Congo were shot,

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Activist Sues Nigerian Government, Military for Conducting Operation Crocodile Smile

A Nigerian human Rights Activist and Lawyer Chief Malcom Omirhobo has taken

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Rights violation: Judgment on Prophet Ayorinde’s N4m suit against police due Dec. 6

An Ikeja High Court will on Dec. 6 deliver judgment in a

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Army Ordered to pay N1.25mn as Compensation for Assault on Actress

The Nigeria Army has been ordered to pay restitution of N1.25 million

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Buhari Does not Require WAEC Certificate to Contest for President – Barrister Adegboruwa

A lawyer and Human rights activist has defended the right of incumbent

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‘Virginity testing’ a human rights violation, says UN

A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling

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62 Year Old Man arrested for sexual assault on 5 year old girl

The high rate of young underage girls that suffer sexual assault at

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Amnesty accuses Venezuela of Thousands of Extrajudicial Executions

Amnesty International on Thursday accused Venezuela’s security forces of thousands of extrajudicial

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Diplomats say poverty reduction key to promoting human rights

Senior diplomats from several countries have stressed the importance of poverty reduction in

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Saudi Arabia Insists on Death Penalty for Islamic Scholar

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is insisting on executing popular Islamic Scholar

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Malaysian Women Caned in Public for Engaging in Lesbianism

Two Malaysian Women convicted of engaging in lesbianism have been publicly flogged

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