This study examined Nigerian Newspapers and Coverage of Human Right Issues with a case study of the Punch and Nigerian Tribune Newspaper. This research is divided into five chapters. Similarly, survey research was adopted by the researcher. The citizen must enjoy some freedom tagged fundamental human right, it is fundamental because it is basic which all citizens must enjoy. It is otherwise called birth right. From the findings it is believed that there is human right in Nigeria as about 89% of the respondents attested to this fact. Although, Nigerians do not enjoy all these rights, this was supported by 66.7% of the respondents, while mass media give adequate coverage to human right issues. It is also, recommended that mass media should be given more freedom in reporting public issues such as human right 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.