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citizens’ rights

promote and propagate human rights

While promoting the rights of individual citizens everywhere in the country, the Organisation will recognise the rights of peoples, including minorities

oppose all forms of discrimination

We Nigerian peoples for collective action against social inequality and towards building economic systems that benefit all citizens

CRC is in support of Democracy, transparency and accountability, inclusive and good governance, in Nigeria and Africa

About us


We are a mass-based grassroot organisation borne out of the necessity to build a national movement for defending the human and social rights of citizens and to promote mass platforms for power to achieve fundamental social change in Nigeria.

Our Organisation will build membership from the grassroots and mobilise them to immediately confront social challenges collectively

Our Aims and Objectives

To promote and propagate the human rights of any disadvantaged class, group or community and encourage a healthy environment for the citizens

Child Rights

Children have equal standing as members of the human family and are neither the property of their parents nor the state, nor are they merely beings in the making

Right to Health

The right to health is one of a set of internationally agreed human rights standards and is inseparable or ‘indivisible’ from these other rights.

Disadvantaged Populations

 Minority, elderly, people with disabilities, require extensive and intensive medical and nonmedical services

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The Urgent Need for Attitudinal Change in the Nigeria Police Force

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is integral to maintaining law and order, yet it has garnered a reputation for human rights abuses, including unlawful detention, harassment of innocent citizens, extortion, and corruption at roadblocks. Despite these challenges, there is potential for the NPF to reform and protect citizens’ rights, as evidenced by their commendable performance in international peace operations. Achieving this potential requires a profound attitudinal change within the force, underpinned by reforms in recruitment, remuneration, training, and internal discipline. Historical Abuses and Current Realities The NPF has a long history of human rights violations. Reports of unlawful detention without

CRC Asaba Demands Investigation into Gross Human Right Abuses in Delta State

The Civil Rights Council, Delta State unit, has called on the Commissioner of Police, Delta State, and the Inspector General of Police to launch an investigation into the actions of some police officers in the Delta State command that led to human rights abuses and the violation of the rights of peaceful citizens of Delta State who were engaged in a peaceful gathering. The call became necessary as the peaceful atmosphere of Oteri community in Delta State, Nigeria was disrupted on March 9th, 2024, when members of the Nigeria Police Force from the Ughelli Area Command descended upon its resident’s

Civil Rights Council’s Virtual Assembly Addresses Key Issues and Plans for the Future

The Civil Rights Council convened for their general assembly in a virtual square to deliberate on critical matters such as the upcoming elections for the Rivers State Civil Rights Council, the release of quarterly human rights reports, and the strategic planning for the remaining part of the year.

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