Home Topics Commission on Human Rights

Commission on Human Rights

Two dead in mistaken identity shooting by police

Philippine police have killed two people, including a woman on her way to hospital, after mistaking them for gunmen, authorities said Friday, the latest deaths at the hands of law enforcement under President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippines’ Duterte likens rights chief to paedophile

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has likened the nation's human rights commissioner to a "paedophile" for expressing concern over teenagers who police killed in a controversial war on drugs.

Recent Stories

OAU: Dismissing lecturer over sexual harassment not enough – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Friday informed authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State that merely dismissing Prof. Richard Akindele of the Department of Management and Accounting found guilty of sexual harassment was not enough.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda arrives for the second day of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, in Brussels, on July 12, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - POOL - Tatyana ZENKOVICH

Polish president proposes vote on new constitution

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday presented plans for a non-binding vote on a new constitution to address issues ranging from giving the president greater powers to the supremacy of Polish laws over EU ones.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Police invite Senator Melaye for questioning

The Nigerian police have denied attacking the convoy of Senator Dino Melaye.

US consulate, NDDC meet on peace, security in Niger Delta

US Consulate in Nigeria says it is strengthening collaboration with the Niger Delta Development Commission to promote peace and security in the region.
Didi Adodo

Official: Labour leaders not involved in N62bn NSITF fraud

The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.