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Ojukwu, Stakeholders Harp On Benefits Of Human Rights Education In Schools

Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu Esq. has called for a stronger commitment of stakeholders in entrenching a culture of respect...

Breaking: Lagos Judicial Panel Compensates 2 With N20m Over Police Brutality

Two persons Kudirat Obayomi and Hannah Olugbodi who brutalised by Police have been awarded N10 million each as compensation by the Lagos State Judicial...

NHRC Set To Treat 119 Cases Of SGBV

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said it will treat 119 cases in the second round of public sitting of the special investigation...

Blasphemy: Kano Musician Freed Of Death Penalty Appeals Against Retrial

A 22-year-old Kano musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a...

Blasphemy: Appeal Court Overturns Umar Farouk’s 10-Year Sentence

Umar Farouk sentenced last year to 10 years’ jail for “blasphemy” by Sharia court in Kano had his sentence overturned on Thursday by the state’s...

Children With Disabilities In Nigeria: Their Right To Education And The Legality Of Street...

By Jennifer Nikoro Children living with disabilities in Nigeria daily face discrimination of all forms. Some are denied their rights to basic education (especially in...

Unlawful Detention: Applicants Sue Chief of Army Staff, Others; Demand N100m

CHIEF of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai; General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army and Attorney General and Minister of Justice, have been sued at the...

Lagos State Government to Review Child’s Rights Law

The Lagos State Government on Monday said processes are in place for the review of the state’s Child Rights Law, 2015. The Director, Directorate for...

ICC Prosecutor Says Enough Evidence Presented To Open Full Probe Into Nigeria’s Insurgents, Violence

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said Friday she had enough evidence to open a full probe into ongoing violence in Nigeria by both Islamist...

BREAKING: Federal High Court Rules Data Protection Suit Is Not A Fundamental Rights Enforcement...

In adding to Nigeria’s jurisprudence around data protection, the Federal High Court rules that only Data Subjects can sue under the NDPR and NITDA...