Monday, July 16, 2018

GENERAL NEWS

Sack certificate forgers from your govt: – HURIWA to Buhari

Worried that the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari to damaging allegations of academic certificates’ forgery amongst some of his top officials is an indication that Nigeria is becoming a country of fraudsters, President Buhari has been urged to purge his administration of such persons. Besides, a pro-democracy and civil rights body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS […]

HURIWA condemns police siege of Ekiti government house:

A pro-democracy and non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the reported siege by armed police operatives of the government house in Ekiti State and the reported attack of the governor and his deputy. HURIWA has also condemned as unconstitutional the reported invasion of armed police operatives of the campaign […]

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 […]

OPINION

Ekiti: Police deconstructs Buhari By Emmanuel Onwubiko

For over three decades, this writer has devoted a greater chunk of time to research on the fuller import of the development concept of third world. For me, what convinced me that Nigeria indeed belongs to this never-do-well categorization of nations of third world is not just because of infrastructural deficits or the backlogs of […]

HUMAN RIGHTS LEGENDS

Stephen Hawking Brief Biography

Professor Stephen William Hawking was born on 8th January 1942 (exactly 300 years after the death of Galileo) in Oxford, England. His parents’ house was in north London but during the second world war Oxford was considered a safer place to have babies. When he was eight his family moved to St. Albans, a town about 20 miles north […]

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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

Iniesta: So wonderful that even Madridistas liked him…

Sunday’s 2-2 draw between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou may have had little riding on it in terms of the league table, but the game itself did not lack any of the intensity, vitriol, controversy or brilliance we have come to expect from any meeting between these two eternal enemies. What was unusual, […]

Pochettino: FA Cup triumph ‘won’t change Tottenham’

Tottenham will not get to the next level by winning the FA Cup, boss Mauricio Pochettino has reiterated. Spurs head into this weekend’s semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley aiming to go one step closer to winning a first trophy since 2008. Pochettino has masterminded an improvement at the club, finishing second in last season’s […]

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 […]