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CDHR calls for adequate funding of police

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) on Sunday called for adequate funding of the police to enable it carry out its responsibility effectively.

DSS a clog in the fight against corruption – CDHR

Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) on their embarrassing conduct in preventing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from carrying out its legitimate statutory duty, especially in the fight against corruption, particularly financial crimes.

CDHR tackles federal govt over lack of record of treaties signed

National President, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, Mr. Malachy Ugwummadu, has expressed worry over what it described as an embarrassing report that Nigeria lacks available, inclusive and updated record of treaties and conventions to which she is a signatory.

CDHR asks AGF Abubakar Malami to withdraw suit against Senator Isah Misau

The Committee for the Defence of Human Right, CDHR, has called on the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to withdraw the charges filed against Senator Isa Misau (Bauchi Central).

Nigerian military stops admission of combatant female cadets

In a major policy reversal, the Nigerian military is set to end the admission of female cadets into the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

Group faults President Buhari for approving oversea treatment for ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

A foremost civil society organizations (CSO), the ‎Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has decried the approval by President Muhammadu Buhari that Dr. Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s former Vice President, be taken abroad for medical treatment.

Babachir Lawal’s sack a bit late – CDHR scribe

They noted that majority of the people are now doubting the Buhari’s anti corruption war based on the fact that some of his senior officers have been accused of corrupt practises without the president taken decisive decision.

CDHR condemns SSS attack on journalists in Osun

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, in Osun State has described as barbaric and condemnable, the unprovoked attack on journalists by overzealous officers of the State Security Service, SSS.

Delta PDP leaders urge Police to investigate murder of ward chairman

The executive committees of Local Government and Ward chapters of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, yesterday, tasked the state Police Command to unravel those behind the murder of the PDP Ward 4 Chairman in the area, Mr. Felix Okugbeni.

CSOs, activists march in Lagos against corruption

Members of the group assembled under the Ikeja Bridge, close to the Computer Village in Lagos from 7am, before moving into the main road by 9am.

Group lauds Buhari’s ‘One Nigeria’ stance

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Ebonyi chapter, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for expressing commitment to a united and indivisible Nigeria.

Group asks Delta govt to take over disputed land to check communal clash

The Centre for Defence of Human Right (CDHR), has urged the Delta Government to take over the disputed land between Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja communities of the state.

Ogun community demands removal of traditional ruler

They alleged that the traditional ruler has been selling people’s farmland indiscriminately without the awareness of the concerned families and has been using thugs to attack anybody that challenged him for encroachment.


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