Thursday, March 04, 2021

GENERAL NEWS

HURIWA TO DSS; IGP: FISH OUT THOSE WHO ARMED FULANI HERDSMEN IN NIGERIA FORESTS:

The prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group: – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has told the Directorate of State Security Services or SSS that they are not statutorily established to act as the “national alarmist or town criers” but for the security of the Nation state. Specifically, HURIWA wonders why prominent Northerners like Katsina […]

MY MINISTRY DID NOT SWEEP BEHIND THE CARPETS THE N 400 MILLION SCAM IN NABDA: – Ogbonnaya ONU:

Contrary to the accusations that he is presiding over the Ministry that has swept under the carpet of impunity, the N400 million alleged theft that swept off from office, the then acting Director General of the National Biotechnology Agency (NABDA), Alex Akpa, the supervisory Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonna Onu has denied the insinuations. […]

POLITICS

MY MINISTRY DID NOT SWEEP BEHIND THE CARPETS THE N 400 MILLION SCAM IN NABDA: – Ogbonnaya ONU:

Contrary to the accusations that he is presiding over the Ministry that has swept under the carpet of impunity, the N400 million alleged theft that swept off from office, the then acting Director General of the National Biotechnology Agency (NABDA), Alex Akpa, the supervisory Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonna Onu has denied the insinuations. […]

Politics of judicial integrity

By Emmanuel Onwubiko “The state shall abolish all corrupt  practices and abuse of power,” Section 15(5) of Nigerian constitution. One area of life in most jurisdictions in which the perception of corruption and loss of integrity has a multiply effects that dovetails into virtually most strategic strata of life is in the judiciary of every […]

OPINION

HURIWA TO DSS; IGP: FISH OUT THOSE WHO ARMED FULANI HERDSMEN IN NIGERIA FORESTS:

The prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group: – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has told the Directorate of State Security Services or SSS that they are not statutorily established to act as the “national alarmist or town criers” but for the security of the Nation state. Specifically, HURIWA wonders why prominent Northerners like Katsina […]

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FOUNDER: HURIWA NIGERIA

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

OUR OBJECTIVES ARE:

  • 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 […]