NYSC, national integration and diasporan unity By Emmanuel Onwubiko 

For two weeks in June 2018, yours faithfully sojourned in the United Kingdom on my annual vacation and an integral aspect of my vacation workload was to conduct empirical researches and a cocktail of interview sessions with some Nigerians. Those Nigerians were basically and randomly chosen to reflect the diverse ethno-religious affiliations that characterize Nigeria. […]

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Uduaghan within his human right to defect -: HURIWA

Displeased with the scale of apparently sponsored attacks targeting immediate past governor of Delta State Dr. Emmanuel Udughan over his decision to defect from Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC), a Rights group has stoutly defended the erstwhile chief executive of the oil rich Delta State on his political choices. Speaking with […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) invites you to send in to us your experiences with SARS… We have decided to proceed to the Nigerian President through the National Human Rights Commission to table these grievances and make sure that they are resolved. Send us your detailed information to huriwa@gmail.com.

Channels TV. Osinbajo Orders Immediate Overhaul Of SARS Channels Television Updated August 14, 2018 Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately overhaul the management and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The order follows persistent complaints and critical reports about the activities SARS. The complaints border on […]

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Rejection of PIGB Shows change has not come to Nigeria: – says HURIWA

A prominent civil society group and a pro-democracy organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned as ‘intentional retrogression’ and “a show of the will- not- to overcome”, the presidential rejection of the Petroleum Industrial governance bill (PIGB). HURIWA also affirmed that the decision may after all not constitute any shock to […]

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HURIWA decries pervasive corruption in nation’s judiciary:

A prominent pro-transparency and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has accused the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen of lack of will power in the fight against pervasive corruption within the judiciary. The Rights group also upbraided the president Muhammadu Buhari for protecting his aides, ministers and […]

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NBC now undermines media freedom; DICTATORIAL and antagonistic: – Says HURIWA: *Calls for urgent amendments to NBC Act…

A media affiliated civil rights organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has raised alarm that the current Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Alhaji Ishaq Modibbo Kawu has become a religious and fanatical enforcer of pro-Buhari’s sentiments in public and private broadcasting. Besides, HURIWA has also called on the National Assembly […]

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Kofi Annan: Activist who led the UN By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The world’s leading organization of member nations known as the United Nations organization means different thing for different kinds of people depending on the perspective from which you are looking at it. An observer in the Western developed society would certainly see the UN as a forum in which their beloved Country plays a big brother […]

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HURIWA cautions Army on Operation Python Dance 3: *Asks Buhari to rejig Security Council:

A leading pro-democracy and civil rights body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has tasked the military authority to adhere strictly to the rules of engagement and respect the human rights of civilians even as it embarks on a training programme it code named as operation python dance 3 in the South East […]

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INEC’S PROPOSED BUDGET IS A SCAM: – SAYS HURIWA

A pro-transparency and Non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has described as “fraudulent”; “criminal” and highly unsustainable, the huge budgetary components presented for 2019 polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the National Assembly. Besides, HURIWA accused the hierarchy of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of being deliberately […]

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That Shambolic directive on SARS By Emmanuel Onwubiko

For many years since the coming of the current democratic epochs since 1999, successive governments have managed to wriggle their ways out of very complex and challenging situations through a combination of politically correct policy pronouncements and outright deception. Nigerians are rated to be some of the most gullible people all over the World. At […]

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