2023 World AIDS Day: NHRC charges Communities to lead in reporting of Human Rights violations

The Nigeria today joined rest of the world to mark 2023 World AIDS Day.In his remark to commemorate the global day,with the theme “Let Communities Lead” is remarkable, the Dr Tony Ojukwu,Executive Secretary , National Human Rights Commission NHRC, said the commission had its mandate-driven responsibility to address the media outcries about allegations of human rights infringement faced by the Communities of Concern. ” It needs not be over emphasized that relegating the community members to the background has had and still has adverse consequences on the actualization of Human…

HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS :NHRC, CSOs charge victims to seek redress, laud court judgement upholding rights of women raided by AEPB

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has tasked Nigerians, particularly victims of human rights violations to always seek redress in the Commission or the judiciary using the instrumentality of the law, saying that it pays to speak out in the face of injustice, discrimination and other forms of human rights violations. Executive Secretary of the Commission Tony Ojukwu Esq. stated this in Abuja at a joint press conference organised by the Commission in collaboration with coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria in the wake of a recent Federal…