Buhari’s 2018 Budget Speech is ’empty ritual’: – HURIWA

A pro-transparency and Non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has dismissed as “empty ritual” and “political rhetorics”, President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 budget speech before the National Assembly in Abuja. In a media release in reaction to the 2018 budget speech rendered before the joint session of the National Assembly by president […]

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REVERSING NIGERIA’S YOUTHFUL MISFORTUNE BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

There are signs in the horizons near us to show that the Nigerian Youth as a collective is in the throes of hydra- headed misfortunes. Take for example the case of the last five years since the dreaded armed Islamic terror group known as boko haram embarked on destructive campaign of terror in the Northern […]

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NYSC AS TOOL FOR NATIONAL INTEGRATION BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

These times are indeed fragile because of a combination of factors which have coalesced to pose formidable threats to the continuous existence of Nigeria as a united political entity. Some of these crises are political whereas others can be attributed to some policy missteps in deoloying the necessary institutional mechanisms to resolve the festering crises […]

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Love Portions; Domestic Violence And Sexual Harassment By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The film industry in the United States of America otherwise known as Hollywood is currently in an emotional turmoil following the outbreak of massive public disclosures of serial sexual harassment and cases of sexual abuses made against one of America’s top rated king makers in the industry known as Mr. Harvey Weinsteins. As I put […]

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REVERSING NIGERIA’S YOUTHFUL MISFORTUNE BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

There are signs in the horizons near us to show that the Nigerian Youth as a collective is in the throes of hydra- headed misfortunes. Take for example the case of the last five years since the dreaded armed Islamic terror group known as boko haram embarked on destructive campaign of terror in the Northern […]

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Unresolved Atrocities of Python Dance by Emmanuel Onwubiko

Just before the National Assembly resumed from the last vacation, which coincided with the launch of the highly controversial military operation in the entire South East of Nigeria, there were video evidence of massive human rights violations by the Army in the South East. These human rights violations ranged from gruesome physical torture of suspected […]

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Poor/rich Nigerians: Any Nexus? By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Just before President Muhammadu Buhari returned from his 103- days medical treatment in the United Kingdom(at public costs) recently, the National bureau of statistics (NBS) has already prepared a politically motivated heartwarming news for him.  As we all know, Nigeria is such a place where purely non-political and scientific matters such as economics are politicized […]

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$26 BILLION ALLEGED CONTRACT SCAM: HURIWA WANTS NNPC CHIEF SUSPENDED, INVESTIGATED:

A pro-transparency and non-governmental organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded the suspension from office and the immediate investigation of the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Alhaji Maikaudi Baru. The Rights group hinged its call on the emerging monumental allegations of misapplication of humongous amount of $26 Billion as made […]

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NEMA AND POLITICS OF RELIEF MATERIALS By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The current President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration which was inaugurated on May 29th 2015, gave millions of Nigerians the impression that the political office holders will treat all Nigerians as equal before the laws and privileges enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended). In his inaugural address, President Buhari affirmed […]

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