Thursday, August 13, 2020

GENERAL NEWS

CORONAVIRUS: Nigerian Govt must halt official “mass suicidal” tendency: – says HURIWA

The prominent civil Rights advocacy platform – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has described as a “mass suicidal” tendency the government’s deliberate failure to take concrete actions to stave off and contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country. HURIWA lamented the lack of political will power and the right leadership at […]

PRESS RELEASE: Exclusion of South East, Edo from $22.7b loan amounts to ‘apartheid’ policy:- says HURIWA

Gentlemen of the media, permit us to frontload this speech by skipping the usual protocols because of the urgency of the matter. We are here to condemn the deliberate scheming out of over 60 million Nigerians of Igbo extraction in the proposed foreign loan shopping list of $22.7 billion prepared by President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

POLITICS

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Exclusion of South East, Edo from $22.7b loan amounts to ‘apartheid’ policy:- says HURIWA

Gentlemen of the media, permit us to frontload this speech by skipping the usual protocols because of the urgency of the matter. We are here to condemn the deliberate scheming out of over 60 million Nigerians of Igbo extraction in the proposed foreign loan shopping list of $22.7 billion prepared by President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

OPINION

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 […]

HUMAN RIGHTS LEGENDS

Peter Ngene NEF Fellow 2017-2019  Back to NEF Fellows; Country: Nigiera; Area of Research: Nanomaterials/Nanotechnology; Institution: Utrecht University

Peter Ngene NEF Fellow 2017-2019  Back to NEF Fellows Country: Nigiera Area of Research: Nanomaterials/Nanotechnology Institution: Utrecht University Peter was born in Enugu, South East Nigeria. His interest in science started in elementary school because of a tutor who showed him how science and technology had changed the world. His interest was then fostered by his […]

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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 […]