Tuesday, February 20, 2018

GENERAL NEWS

El’Rufai’s Demolition of APC house: HURIWA wants NASS to step in: *Condemns FG’s clampdown on free speech:

“The governor of Kaduna State Malam Nasir El’Rufai has gradually transformed his administration to a “one-man” show and has completely crippled the functional democratic efficiency of the Kaduna state house of assembly thereby carrying out series of anti-democratic vendetta and attacks targeting voices of dissent even as his hatchet men are busy demolishing housing assets […]

Biafra: Obasanjo hates Ojukwu, Igbos – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) Monday called former President Olusegun Obasanjo a pathological liar, betrayer and deceiver who hates Igbos. MASSOB in a statement issued in Abakaliki by its leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu attacked Obasanjo for not attending the burials of the two Igbo elder statesmen – Late […]

POLITICS

Buhari’s 2018 Budget Speech is ’empty ritual’: – HURIWA

A pro-transparency and Non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has dismissed as “empty ritual” and “political rhetorics”, President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 budget speech before the National Assembly in Abuja. In a media release in reaction to the 2018 budget speech rendered before the joint session of the National Assembly by president […]

$26 BILLION ALLEGED CONTRACT SCAM: HURIWA WANTS NNPC CHIEF SUSPENDED, INVESTIGATED:

A pro-transparency and non-governmental organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded the suspension from office and the immediate investigation of the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Alhaji Maikaudi Baru. The Rights group hinged its call on the emerging monumental allegations of misapplication of humongous amount of $26 Billion as made […]

HUMAN RIGHTS LEGENDS

A Great Man (Senator Ike Ekweremadu)

His Excellency, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, PhD, CFR hails from Mpu in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State. He holds both Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as well as Certificates in Leadership from Harvard University and Oxford University. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in […]

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Human Rights Writer’s Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA) is a registered Non-Governmental, Non-Religious  and Non-Political Oriented Association of Nigerian Creative Writers, Philosophers, Journalists and Humane Thinkers dedicated to deploying their creative talents to promote and protect the Human Rights of Nigerians and good Governance through constructive dialogues and media of Mass Communication.

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  • To deploy the members’ creative talents as writers to promote, protect and project the human rights of all Nigerians and other law abiding citizens resident within Nigeria;
  • To organize periodic seminars and training workshops locally for human capital development specifically on the tenets and ideals of Human Rights and the rule of Law;
  •  To attend International Workshops and Seminars targeted at the promotion and protection of human rights;
  • To conduct periodic studies on ways, means and strategies for promoting and protecting human rights of law abiding citizens;
  • To highlight human rights challenges confronting the persons in conflict with the law and seek for constructive modalities for redressing such violations; and
  • To recognize excellence and good governance standards in the polity through yearly award ceremonies for exceptionally good, tested and trusted leaders in both the corporate and public sectors. The process of selection would be by transparent mass participation strategies.

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SPORTS

Aguero clashes with fan; Guardiola clashes with everyone

Sergio Aguero clashed with a fan and Pep Guardiola was involved in a tunnel bust-up as Manchester City’s quadruple bid was sensationally derailed by Wigan. Advertising hoardings and other objects were also thrown onto the field as ugly scenes marred the League One side’s dramatic 1-0 victory over the runaway Premier League leaders at the […]

Lucas Moura: Spurs should ‘dream’ of winning Champions League

Lucas Moura has backed Tottenham to win a trophy this season – and believes it could be the Champions League. The 25-year-old midfielder joined Spurs last month in a £25million move from Paris St Germain after five trophy-laden years with the Ligue 1 giants. Rochdale was an unlikely venue for Moura’s full debut but, after […]

ENTERTAINMENT

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES WIZKID, DAVIDO ON AWARDS

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates renowned hip-hop artistes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, WizKid, and David Adedeji Adeleke, Davido, on their awards at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO). President Buhari joins the teeming fans of the artistes in Nigeria and all over the world in celebrating the highly deserved and meritorious recognition, which saw WizKid winning “International […]