The citizen must enjoy some freedom tagged fundamental human right which is otherwise known as birth right. It is on this note that the research examined the influence of Nigerian Newspapers in covering Human Right Issues with a case study of the Punch and Nigerian Tribune Newspapers. This research is divided into five chapters. The research is quantitative and survey research method was adopted. Respondents were drawn from the Punch and Nigerian Tribune newspaper. From the findings, it was discovered that both newspapers covers human right issues in Nigeria, 89% of the respondents attested to this fact. It is also, recommended that mass media should be given more freedom in reporting public issues such as human right violation issue. Media houses should educate and training their reporters and editors so that they will know how to report issues relating to human rights and many more without violating laws.
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