Tag: Chidi Odinkalu

Nigerian human rights activist Chidi Odinkalu joins The Fletcher School

The Fletcher School has announced the appointment of international human rights law expert, Professor Chidi Odinkalu, to a Professor of Practice faculty position. The appointment is for a three-year term beginning in the Fall of 2021 (September 2021). The Academic Dean at The Fletcher School, Kelly Sims Gallagher, described Professor[Read More…]

Kaduna Governor curses rights activist, Chidi Odinkalu

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has placed a curse on Nigerian lawyer and rights activist, Chidi Odinkalu in an unprecedented display of temper. The exchange happened on the social media platform, Twitter on Tuesday morning after Odinkalu posted on the platform, alleging that public schools, hospitals, petrol stations have been[Read More…]

Justice Abang And Olisa Metuh Were Classmates’ – Says Chidi Odinkalu

Contrary to claims made in court by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he isn’t a classmate of the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, new facts have emerged that both men were actually classmates. A former chairman of the National[Read More…]

“Nigeria Is At War” Human Right’s, Chidi Odinkalu Calls For Military Deployment For Nigerian Elections

by Zenith Oduah The Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has backed the call for troops to take charge of security to ensure peace in the forthcoming general elections. The call for Military deployment is coming as Opposition, All Progressives Congress, APC, kicked against the deployment[Read More…]

Human Rights Commission Chairman, Odinkalu Nominated For International Award

National Human Rights Commission Chairman,  Chidi Odinkalu, is on the 2014 Human Rights Tulip, the Dutch government’s highly-prestigious human rights award. He is on the list of  30 nominees for this year’s edition of the award. An online voting, which ends October 10, is currently on to prune the nominees to three.[Read More…]

Sule, Wada, Yakasai & Odinkalu Make Startling Revelations On WEPictureNigeria Series

WTN Business and Technology Solutions and Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) presents, the first episode of a new documentary series titled “WePictureNigeria” which features interviews of Founding Fathers, Leaders, and Influencers focusing on Nigeria’s history pre and post-independence. This episode features Alhaji Sule Maitama, Inuwa Wada, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai and Chidi[Read More…]

Chidi Anselm Odinkalu: The Ameyo Adadevoh I Know

On 19 July, I spoke to Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, the senior Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician, who has just died of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), to schedule a previously agreed medical review. It was a Saturday. We agreed that I would come in the following Monday, July 21. On 20[Read More…]

Ebola: Human Rights Chief Calls For The Suspension Of NBA Congress

The Chairman of the Nigerian Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Chidi Odinkalu, has urged the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to suspend its forthcoming National Conference scheduled to take place in Owerri between 24 and 29 August, to curtail the spread of the Ebola virus. Mr. Odinkalu disclosed Sunday that he has[Read More…]