The freedom of expression and the media is a very important thematic area of focus of the Commission
Human Rights Defenders play a major role towards the enlightenment, observation and enforcement of human rights values in the society
everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment
Right to Health is the right of everyone to the enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Since the beginning of the existence of the human race, people have had to move from one place to another for diverse reasons.
The right to favourable environment is protected by natural, regional and international human rights instruments
One of the Commission’s mandate is to “organize local and international seminar, workshops and conferences on human rights issues of public enlightenment
Women’s rights are fundamental human rights that were enshrined by the United Nations for every human being on the planet
Child's Right Act (2003) is the law that guarantees the rights of all children in Nigeria. So far 24 out of 36 states of Nigeria have adopted the CRA as a state law.
CADE and many other international and regional human rights instruments have provisions on the right to education.
The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, association and religious beliefs protects the coming together of people and individuals working for a common goal.
The Commission serves as an extra-judicial mechanism for the respect and enjoyment of human rights. It also provides avenues for public enlightenment, research, and dialogue in order to raise awareness on Human Rights issues.
As the voting hours get closer, the National Human Rights Commission has deployed over 800 Election Observers to monitor the general conduct of the 2023 Elections
Below is the National Human Rights Commission 2021 Constituency/Zonal Intervention Projects Status Report
Below is the List of 2021 Projects for National Human Rights Commission
Below is the List of 2020 Projects for National Human Rights Commission
Below is the list of the pre-qualified companies for category ‘B’
Human Rights Situation Assessment in Nigeria Book 1. The National Human Rights Commission invites contributions for publication of the Human Rights Situation Assessment in Nigeria Book 2022. The Human Rights Situation Assessment in Nigeria Book is produced pursuant to Section 5(c) of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Act 2010
Legal senior expert for drafting primary national legislation on protection of education from attack President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, in December 2019, signed the Safe Schools Declaration Ratification Document (enclosed) signalling the country’s commitment to ratify and uphold the principles of the Safe Schools Declaration (SSD).
As the global community celebrates the 2022 International Women’s Day (IWD), the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Chief Tony Ojukwu, SAN, has said that inclusion of more women at decision-making levels in the country is crucial for national development.
In its journey to restore human dignity as well as hold perpetrators of human rights violations accountable, the National Human Rights Commission has said the Independent Investigative Panel on alleged human rights violation by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (IIP-SARS) will on Tuesday 1st of March 2022 continue its sitting.
CALL FOR PAPERS FEBRUARY 2022.
THE HUMAN RIGHTS JOURNAL is a publication of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The Journal is usually published annually.
List of Nominees (Federal MDAs, State Governments & CSOs) for the 2021 National Human Rights Awards (NHRA) has been released by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). ...
The Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr. Tony Ojukwu Esq, has been designated to be conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) ...
* MALAMI SCORES FG HIGH IN HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION The Federal Government is committed to the protection of the human rights of all Nigerians and other nationals living in the country...
The Management and Staff of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have expressed shock over the sudden and unfortunate demise of the Chairperson of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, Dr. Hauwa Evelyn Shekarau.
The Shehu of Borno His Royal Majesty Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al'amin Elkenemi, has pledged his support for the promotion of Reconciliation, Reintegration, and Transitional Justice in North East,...
The attention of the National Human Rights Commission has been drawn to the arrest and detention of Mr. Deji Adeyanju, Civil Rights Activist and Social Critic, by the Nigeria Police...
On 10th October every year, the World Coalition against Death Penalty and the Abolitionists mark World Day against Death Penalty. 2018 World Day against Death Penalty focuses on the living...
The National Human Rights Commission says working with Civil Society Organizations will enable the Commission bridge the gap between it and people in rural areas who suffer various forms of human rights...
The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has stated that the Commission is putting in place modalities...