Human Rights

Human Rights Commission Calls For Decriminalisation Of Petty Offences

The National Human Rights Commission in Nigeria has called on governments in Africa to consider the use of non-custodial actions as alternatives to conventional sentencing, The commission says that petty offences should not attract any form of sentencing. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr. Tony Ojukwu stated this in Abuja, Nigeria’s Capital during a consultative […]