Ruga settlements: only fairness, equity can guarantee peace and stability-: HURIWA tells President Buhari:

Following the disclosure of a highly contentious policy by President Muhammadu Buhari to invest public fund to set up ruga farming settlements for herdsmen across 12 states, the government has been asked to opt for fairness, equity and equality of rights for all ethno-religious affiliations as a way to ensure restoration of peace and stability […]

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2019 polls not just imperfect but stolen:- HURIWA tells INEC

2A leading pro-democracy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the chairman of the independent national electoral commission (INEC) Professor Yakubu Mohmood to spare Nigerians the unintelligent insult of describing the 2019 general elections as imperfect because in its words the elections were manipulated and the results substantially stolen and the […]

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HURIWA to Oshiomhole -: Give Obaseki breathing space *faults Oshiomhole’s directive on Bauchi Assembly

Describing him as a persistent meddlesome interloper, a pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has cautioned the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Adams Oshiomhole to steer clear of the governance of Edo state and allow his successor in office Mr. Godwin Obaseki to concentrate […]

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Firestorm of insecurity and impunity in Nigeria

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Malcom N. Shaw, Queens Counsel, is a senior fellow at the Lautorpacht Centre for international law, university of Cambridge, United Kingdom. In the preambles to his scholarly work on international law, he had stated as follows: “law is that element which binds the members of the community together in their adherence to […]

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“LEST WE FORGET! MIYETTI ALLAH IS A TERRORIST GROUP.”

“By Emmanuel Onwubiko Not long ago when a global terrorists index was issued by international experts on terrorism and the threats terrorists pose to World’s peace, the Nigerian version of armed fulani herdsmen backed actively by a certain dangerous platform called Miyetti Allah cattle owners Association, was rated as the fourth most deadliest killer terror […]

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HURIWA faults senate president on annulment of Media Advisor’s appointment:

A frontline civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the nullification by the senate president Mr. Ahmed Lawan of the appointment of Dr. Festus Adedayo as his media aide citing his non-membership of All Progressives Congress (APC). HURIWA also completely faults the national leadership of the All Progressives […]

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HURIWA calls for anti-suicide think-tank: *Demands govt’s action on UK’s travel advisory:

The prominent civil rights body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) says two issues that must receive the immediate but forensic attention of president Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly headed by the senate president Ahmed Lawan are the widening spectre of suicides by young Nigerians and the travel advisory from the British […]

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HURIWA raises alarm on possible xenophobic violence in Ghana: *Asks Buhari / ECOWAS to intervene:

A prominent civil Rights Advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene so as to forestall possible xenophic violence targeting Nigerians in Ghana following a string of cases of kidnappings and organized crimes in which some Nigerians were implicated. The Rights group said her attention was […]

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NO MEANINGFUL ELECTORAL REFORMS WITH YAKUBU MAHMOOD AS CHAIRMAN- SAYS HURIWA: *Backs EU on report on 2019 polls:

A day after the European Union released an extensively damaging reports criticizing the recently held general elections, a prominent Pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has thrown her weight behind the factually correct reports and has called for the sack of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral […]

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George Weah’s Spectacle of disaster By Emmanuel Onwubiko

There is this phenomenal novel by a Ghanaian writer that redefined story telling.  It is of a political satirical genre.  It is a story written around a railway freight clerk in Ghana who attempts to hold out against the pressures that impel him toward corruption in both his family and his country.  This universally acclaimed […]

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