OSHIOMHOLE/METUH: HURIWA ACCUSES EFCC OF VEXATIOUS PARTISANSHIP: *Accuses NASS of sell out to Magu:

A leading Pro-democracy and Non-Governmental organization- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has lambasted the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes commission ( EFCC) Alhaji Ibrahim Magu of annoying show of naked partisanship in the cases of alleged corruption involving the erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the opposition Peoples Democratic party (PDP) […]

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Offa robbery: Murder of Kingpin must be probed: – says HURIWA

A leading pro-democracy and Non-Governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the secrecy surrounding the police handling of the suspected armed robbers that robbed banks recently in Offa, Kwara state and the murder of the kingpin – Michael Adikwu. Besides, HURIWA has called for a comprehensive audits of the detention […]

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Boko Haram: Leave Amnesty International alone and fight terrorists-: HURIWA *Stop Playing Politics-: HURIWA TO SERVICE CHIEFS:

A prominent civil society organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has charged the Military authority to spend more time working and implementing effective combat measures against the resurging armed terrorists rather than seek to divert attention by hiring phantom groups to attack Amnesty international and using productive time chasing shadows. The Rights […]

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2019: Centrality of Rule of Law By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The ongoing campaign season will not be complete without an animated debate around the centrality of the theme of adherence of government officials to the principle and practice of rule of law. A conversation around the issues of rule of law is so central to the election because a constitutional democracy without the adherence of […]

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N5.8 Billion Fraud: A clean up of NEMA is imperative -: Says HURIWA; *Asks Vice President; DG of NEMA to resign:

Following the indictment of the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbanjo and the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in a N5.8 billion scam by the Federal legislature, a call from a leading pro-democracy organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has been made for comprehensive reorganization of the agency. HURIWA […]

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South East, Police and Cost of Living By Emmanuel Onwubiko

For a week, yours faithfully traversed the entire South Eastern states of Nigeria during a private visit to my Countryside. South East of Nigeria is home to Igbo Nigeria’s strategic member of the national tripod just as others are Yoruba and Hausa. During my visit to my home, yours faithfully came face to face with […]

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ATIKU’S HARASSMENT: DEMOCRACY UNDER THREATS-: SAYS HURIWA *ASKS WHY JETS CARRYING FAMILY MEMBERS OF PRESIDENT ARE NOT SEARCHED:

The leading pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organization- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the international community to note that Nigeria’s fragile democracy is now going through the toughest threats from within the current President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration even as the group specifically condemned as outrageous and unacceptable the abuse of power  by the […]

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HURIWA condemns assassination attempt on the life of Ike Ekweremadu/family members: *Warned against targeted violence on opposition voices:

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the attempted assassination of the Deputy Senate President Professor Ike Ekweremadu and members of his family in Abuja. HURIWA has also warned against what it termed ‘targeted violence’ against notable political opposition figures and credible leaders of the organized […]

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WANTED: BAILOUT for Nigerian Army By Emmanuel Onwubiko

In the early 80’s when yours faithfully was just about leaving primary school preparatory for enrolment into high school, something happened that has shaped my opinion of the Nigerian military. This was it: a neatly dressed officer of the Nigerian Army was ushered into the assembly ground of the Aduwan one local government Education Authority […]

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