Press Release

As Nigeria joins the rest of the global community to commemorate the 2020 International Day in support of Victims of Torture, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Law Enforcement Agents and indeed all Nigerians to see themselves as advocates against torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatments which have remained a sore point in our human rights records.

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Children should be the centre of COVID-19 response, says Nigerian Human Rights Chief

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Mr. Tony Ojukwu has called on the Federal, State and Local Governments and all institutions and persons engaged in the COVID-19 response at all levels to ensure the protection and promotion of the rights of children. He stated this in Abuja as Nigeria joins the rest of Africa to mark the 2020 Day of the African Child.

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