HURIWA condemns presidency’s plots to destabilize Benue State: *Condemns Zamfara attacks:

Believing that the deployment of armed police operatives to the Benue State house of assembly by the Inspector General of police is meant to scuttle democracy in Benue State by instigating the unconstitutional impeachment of the governor who just defected from APC to PDP, HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the Presidency’s […]

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It’s terrorism, not farmers/herders clashes By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Unwittingly, the current Nigerian presidency due to the naked backing of the activities of the Miyetti Cattle Owners Association, seems to be making phenomenal progress to market the false doctrine and propaganda that what is going on in the middle belt of Nigeria should be termed “farmers versus herdsmen’s crises. This false narrative of a […]

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HURIWA to Buhari -: Stop police; EFCC; DSS from destroying democracy: *HURIWA backs freedom of association:

Condemning as unconstitutional and an attempt to force regime change in the National Assembly, a leading pro-democracy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from illegal deployment of armed security forces to scuttle legislative independence. Reacting against the backdrop of the reported invasions of the private […]

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Dasuki bail: HURIWA asks CJN to call for strike:

As a practical way of defending the integrity of the judicial institution and to safeguard the sanctity of the Nigerian constitution which spells out the binding doctrine of separation of powers, the chief justice of Nigeria Walter Nkanu Onoghen (GCON) has been charged to defend the constitution against presidential impunity. Making the plea is the […]

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Vote buying in Ekiti shows INEC’s Incapacity to conduct 2019 polls: *Accuses INEC of failure to issue PVCS:

A pro-democracy and Non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has called for the annulment of the Saturday July 14th 2018 governorship poll in Ekiti state because of overwhelming evidence of monetary inducements and the failure of the electoral panel to stop same. Also, the Rights group has warned that if the current […]

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Where politics disunites, football unites By Emmanuel Onwubiko  

“In praise of football” would have been the most appropriate heading of this reflection. However, the realization of the global symbolism of today’s meeting in Helsinki, Finland of two great world leaders of Russia and the United States of America, compelled a deeper introspection of the thematic area. There are obviously four dominant issues that […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Rise and Rise of ‘Nigerian’ outlaws By Emmanuel Onwubiko 

Tomorrow July 10th 2018, my young sister-in-law Miss Chidinma Izuagba will join her fellow law school graduates to be called to the Nigerian Bar as solicitor and advocates of the supreme court of Nigeria. The Nigerian council for legal education which coordinates the solemn annual ceremonies of call to the Nigerian bar and the hierarchy of the […]

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