HURIWA Condemns Persecution Of Senator Adeleke

….Calls out Buhari on Obono Obla;Shittu. A leading pro-democracy organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the politically motivated persecution over alleged certificate forgery of the court’s adjudged winner of last year’s Osun state governorship election – Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by the Nigeria police. The Rights group also through the media statement authorised by the National coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko AND THE National media Affairs Director Miss Zainab Yusuf warned the police about its persistent selective approach to law enforcement skewed in favour of the ruling party at the federal level just as the Rights group says the discriminatory and arbitrary arrest of the opposition politician and the failure of president Muhammadu Buhari and the police to take action against the senior special assistant (public prosecution) to the president Mr. Obono Obla over similar case of certificate forgery as clearly indicated by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) which indicted him before the Federal House of Representatives means that the Federal government is only out to witch-hunt the PDP governorship hopeful- Senator Adeleke so as to stop him from reaping the fruit of his political labour after been returned as the lawfully elected governor of Osun state which the All Progressive Congress (APC) has usurped and INEC failed to issue Senator Adeleke the certificate of return as the winner of last year’s governorship poll in Osun state and not the APC. HURIWA condemned the Presidency for failing to sack the communications minister Mr Shittu who has no valid NYSC discharged certificate.  […]

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Local Council Autonomy and Insecurity By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Two things/news broke or happened Yesterday May 6th 2019 about the same time but in two different locations in Nigeria that perfectly addresses the burning issue of widespread insecurity in Nigeria. But an observer of events in contemporary Nigeria needs to either develop the nose for news like a professional journalist would ordinarily be required […]

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