Buhari: More ‘food’; less education By Emmanuel Onwubiko

As a voracious reader of too many orthodox and unorthodox books/materials with an impressive record of previous trips to at least four out of the five or so continents around the globe, yours faithfully can state without a shadow of doubt that Nigeria is a very peculiar place where the unusual are usualized and the […]

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AMBODE GIVES N30 MILLION SEAD FUND TO THREE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday awarded N10million seed fund to the best three graduating students of the Ready.Set.Work (RSW) Initiative, saying that he was fulfilled that his administration was nurturing graduates that would contribute immensely to the development of the State and Nigeria in general. 20 year- old graduate of the Lagos State University […]

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KILLING OF SHIITES IN ABUJA BY SOLDIERS UNJUSTIFIABLE-: SAYS HURIWA:

Refusing to accept the official line of argument that the killings were provoked, a prominent pro-democracy and Non- Governmental organization- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned as atrocious and reprehensible, the killings of scores of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria by soldiers in Zuba town near the Federal Capital Territory […]

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Blame Governor Nasir Elrufai for Kaduna’s persistent crises:-HURIWA

A prominent pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned as premeditated, atrocious and provocative,  the well-organized assassination of the traditional ruler of Atom Adara Chiefdom, Dr Maiwada Galadima even as it blames the intrinsically divisive style of the Kaduna state governor Malam Nassir Elrufai for the persistent incidents […]

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2019: INEC should take tutorials from Gov. Okowa – HURIWA

A notable civil society group, Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to submit to a compulsory tutorial on how to conduct a free, fair and credible election in 2019. National Coordinator of the group, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, stated this in Abuja, Monday, while receiving Senior Special […]

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The Oscar Romero lessons for Nigeria By Emmanuel Onwubiko

President Muhammadu Buhari last week rebuked religious leaders for in his words, poking their noses into political matters. He (Muhammadu Buhari) was certainly not abreast with the pride of place that a certain celebrated theologian Archbishop Oscar Romero has occupied in the pantheon of global history due to his profound deployment of the powers of […]

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Comrade Felix Ofou the newly appointed Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on civil society/Human Rights today visited the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) in Abuja on a working visit.

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Uzodinma: HURIWA tasks APC on Integrity

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has tasked the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole – led All Progressives Congress (APC) not to arbitrarily substitute the name of Senator Hope Uzodinma, the winner of the originally accredited governorship primary poll conducted by an erstwhile presidential Adviser Alhaji Ahmed Gulak to […]

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CISLAC Demands Independent Probe into $5M Bribery Allegation

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International (TI), expresses concern over the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate the recent $5million bribery allegation attributed to the State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as displayed in a widely shared video clip. While we commend the effort […]

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