Thursday, January 18, 2018

GENERAL NEWS

HURIWA urges ex-governor Kwankwaso to shelve political rally:

Fearing the prospect of possible lost of lives in the event that the supporters of both Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and his predecessor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso clash at a proposed political rally of Kwankwasiya by month ending, a civil Rights group HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATIONOF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked for cancellation of […]

Release Sambo Dasuki, El-Zakzaky now: – HURIWA asks Buhari: *Condemns undue concession to killer herdsmen by Govt:

“Nigeria under the current dispensation has increasingly being made to look like the undemocratic and unconstitutional Republic of Nigeria by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Whilst the armed Fulani herdsmen are engaging in coordinated violence across many States and carrying out Ethnic genocides, armed security forces are busy arresting the families of the victims who […]

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 […]

ADVOCACY VISITS

BIAFRA: WE DID NOT DECLARE IPOB TERRORIST ORGANIZATION – BURATAI

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, on Monday evening denied that the Defence Headquarters declared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organization. Speaking during the official launch of Operation Python Dance II in Abakaliki, Buratai insisted that what the Defence Headquarters did was a pronouncement on IPOB. The Army Chief […]

OPINION

DISSECTING BUHARI’S/LUTHER’S DREAMS By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Psychologists say that dreams are actually activities that take place in the subconscious. Although dreams in the thinking of top rated psychologists who are clinical scientists, but some observers view dreams from a dismissive perspective.  Besides Psychologists, the majority of those who profess religion of one kind or the other, see dreams differently. Most followers […]

HUMAN RIGHTS LEGENDS

Human Rights Legend

Senator Hope Odidika Uzodimma can be said to be one of those gems who hit the ground running. From childhood, He was sure of what he wanted in life. It was clear from his earliest activities that he was cut out to be a Leader. And it later turned out to be that he indeed […]

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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;
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  • To highlight human rights challenges confronting the persons in conflict with the law and seek for constructive modalities for redressing such violations; and
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SPORTS

Mourinho’s men bash Everton 4-0 on Wayne Rooney return to Old Trafford

Manchester United showed their title credentials on Sunday night as goals from Antonio Valencia, Lukaku, Martial and MKhitaryan brought a glorious end to thirty minutes of mixed feelings for Wayne Rooney, on his first return to Old Trafford since his summer move to boyhood club, Everton. Jose Mourinho, had earlier asserted that Everton with their […]

Chelsea will blow Arsenal out of the water:

Craig Bellamy claims Chelsea will ‘blow Arsenal out of the water’ at Stamford Bridge and believes Antonio Conte’s side could have the match won within 30 minutes. After losing their opening game against Burnley, the Premier League champions have recorded three straight victories and head into Sunday’s match against the Gunners after hammering Qarabag 6-0 […]

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 […]