The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Y! /YNaija.com has announced the speakers at the 2016 Human Rights discussion conference themed: Human Rights, Sexuality and the Law. The conference, which will take place on December 14 at Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos, will be an earnest inquiry into the issues of human right violations in Nigeria and it is organised to mark the 2016 International Human Rights Week.

Speaking on the selected speakers for the event, the Executive Director of TIERS, Olumide Makanjuol said, “Human right in Nigeria is an issue that requires a serious examination. It is an important discussion that we need to have as a society and as a country. Speakers at this year’s event were selected based on their long standing on the issues of human right violation, law and protection in Nigeria.”

Panelist at the event include Abayomi Shogunle, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) at Nigeria Police Force; Cheta Nwanze, Chief Executive Officer, SBM Intelligence; Latasha Ngwube, Founder, About That Curvy Life/Content Writer at Vanguard Allure Magazine; Joy Isi Bewaji, Writer, Lifestyle Editor, Presenter, Publicist,

Scriptwriter, Author at Happening Magazine; and Ayokunle Odekunle, Associate, Kenna Partners (Barristers and Solicitors) & Director, Corporate and Legal at BBG Media Group; Osikhena Dirisu (Osi Suave), On Air Personality and TV host. Chioma Agwuegbo, Founder of TechHer, will moderate the panel while Dr. Ruben Abati, the former Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, will deliver the keynote address. To confirm attendance for this event, interested persons can click on http://evite.me/PDtuD3F6BJ