Design and Implementation of a Computerized Information System for a Human Right Based Organization
The clam-out for justice and rights of man is an age long affair. Social crusaders, philosophers, non governmental organization (NGOs) and thinkers of various persuasions, have devoted most of their effects to the promotion of monitoring and re-affirmation of faith in fundamental human right in the dignity and worth of the human person in equal right of nations large and small, and in fundamentals freedoms for all without distraction as to religious crisis, terrorisms, civil war etc. In Nigeria today, all of use belong to one family mankind. Everyone is born free. Each of us is entitled to have rights, freedom and duties of different kinds, not withstanding. Each of its has as responsibility to acknowledge, respect, promote, and protect6 those fundamental rights and freedoms for all others as justice demands in fact human beings are endorsed with the faculty of convince and inner sense of right and wrong. Thus the need for justice is man’s quest for happiness and good harmonious living. A human who is deprived of any of these fundamental need is faced to live a sub-human existence, hence this work is a web-site designed to outline the information on human rights and people’s right as well as the abuses of there right between government and the populace in Nigeria. A case study of National Human Right Development Commission (NHRDC).
The word “right” is derived from the Latin word sector which in the noun form means that to which “person has just and valid claims, whether it be land, a thing or privilege of doing something or saving something. We have what is called a legal right, which is either the liberty protected by law) of acting or abstaining from acting in a specific manner or the power (enforced by law) of compelling a specific person to do or abstain from doing a particular thing. A legal right is thus the capacity sending in one man or a group of man or controlling with the assert and the assistance of the state the actions of others. “Human” has been defined as pertaining to characteristics of or having the nature of mankind. Morals and interest in any human being is simply because of his/her humanity. The birth right of all mankind. The expression “human right” in its wildest connotation embarrasses those civil, political, economic, social, cultural, group, solidarity and developmental right which we considered indispensable to meaningful human existence. The Nigeria National Human Right Development Commission was created by a military decree promulgated by the Military Government of General Sani Abacha with the announcement of the latest in a socials of programs for transaction from military to civilian rule (replacing the transition aborted by the annulment of June 12 1993 election) and was clearly designed as an attempt to head of off international criticism of continued military rule in general and repressive policies of the Abacha’s government in particular.
Following the death of general Abacha in June 1998 his successor General Abdusalami Abubakar scrapped the General Abacha transition program and instituted a new one under condition of operation openness. As a part of the program a new constitution was drafted by a panel set by General Abubakar with new limited public consultation. Although the organisation had lobbied for its status to be entrenched in the constitution, this did not take place. The new constitution came in existence on May 20, 1999. following election late 1991 and early 1999, According to the military decree, establishing the human right commission is deemed like similar decrease to be an act of the new national assembly.
1.1 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The issues of human right in Nigeria have been a hidden matter right from the first republic. People in the country do not know their right because these right are outlined in a very voluminous document hence, populace cannot reach them. The task is too manual and tedious to cover. The tedious nature and the denial of these documents call for the improvement in the system of presentation of the human right as outlined in the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria.
1.2 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
As far as Nigeria is concerned, her citizen find it very difficult to know their right in general due to lack of poor documentation via people’s right and problems encountered so far. Therefore the purpose of this work is for every retrieval and viewing of well documented information on peoples right Human right especially in Nigeria to the populace at any station as far as you get in touch with the internet.
1.3 AIMS AND OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
The main aim of this project work is to begin a fully computerized web-site. For human right development of and monitory in Nigeria that will ensure – The education of the populace with respect to their right – The exposure of the arbitrary violation of the human right in Nigeria by individual groups or organization and the government at any level. – Accessing immediate ad remote causes of nay swaying crisis with the country and making meaningful contribution that will proper solution to the problem.
1.4 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
This project work covers the development of human right in Nigeria. The rate of degrading of the human dignity both in the military and civilian administration since the inception of the first republic was converted.
Time was the major limitation that tried to obstruct the smoothness of this research study. There was limited time to effectively combine the research work with class study. Which led to the utilization of leisure time to be able to complete this work and moreover financial problem.
It is assumed that the implementation of the web-site for human right monitoring in Nigeria will rapidly improve the standard of the human right status in Nigeria.