NHRC has a National Executive Council (NEC) led by the Executive Director who is chosen by the board. The ED’s term span 4 years renewable only once. NHRC also has a National Advisory Council, NAC.
The NEC is made up of 11 members to be chosen from affiliate members. Six out of the 11 members represent the six geo-political zones in Nigeria.
There is the Congress which is made up of all members of the coalition. Membership of NHRC is open to all NGOs in Nigeria who subscribe to the aims and objectives of the organization.
Board of Directors: Mr. Abdulrauf Motajo, Tayo Adegbiyi, Mrs Stella Nwosu, Hajia Muina Saliu, Sheik Abubakar Umar, Kudu Abubakar, Digifa Werinipre, Ogbo Ironanya, Chris Nderibe. Adeoye Feyiske
Deputy Director: Mr. Shenge Rahman
National Assistant Secretary: Mr. Nassir Daura
Executive Secretary: Mrs. Adeoye Feyisike
South-West Program Coordinators: Chief Diran Obalola and Mallam Olu Suleiman Sanusi
South-East Regional Coordinator: Dr Chido Onumah
Middle Belt (North) Coordinator: Barrister Abukar Onalo Omo-Baba
Northern Regional Coordinators: Amir Abubakar Kudu and Tajudeen Ahmed
South-South Coordinators: Chief Werinipre Digifa and Chief Uche Okwukwu