On Exercise Atilogwu Udo in South East

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has just effected a change of name of the routine military exercises that the Nigerian Army usually organize in South East of Nigeria just as it simultaneously host same exercises in the different other regions with peculiar code names to reflect the […]

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HURIWA to CJN: Don’t dance naked in the political arena:

A leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the chief justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad over his reported threats to deal with the coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) even as the group warned the apex court’s jurist to stop dancing naked in the political […]

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Aisha/Mamman Daura fiasco: HURIWA counsels President Buhari to take leave of absence:

*Or refer case to Rights commission: A leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy platform – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to consider if he will require a quick leave of absence to resolve the emerging brouhaha and altercation in the presidential household before resuming to avoid undue distractions. […]

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HURIWA TO ZAMFARA GOVERNOR-: PAY N900 MILLION COMPENSATIONS TO 9 SOLDIERS KILLED BY BANDITS:

*Endorse military exercises: The leading civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the reported gruesome killings of nine soldiers by suspected armed bandits in Zamfara even as the group reasserts her total rejection of the negotiations by Northern governors with armed bandits in Zamfara, Katsina and Niger states.  […]

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Sex for grades scandals: HURIWA blames ASUU;

*Calls for strong legal framework against the menace: A leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded concrete steps by the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANA) to tackle the incidence of sexual violations of admission seekers and students. […]

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SOWORE/JALINGO: HURIWA ASKS MEDIA TO DIG OUT INFORMATION ON JUDGES; BLACKOUT RIGHTS ABUSERS:

*Condemns silence of NLC; NBA; NUJ; NJC: A prominent pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has accused the Federal government, the heads of the Courts of collective conspiracy to silence dissenting voices and to cripple the enjoyment of human rights by the citizenry. HURIWA accused the Federal government […]

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Enugu Airport: HURIWA condemns marginalization of South East

*petitions senate president: A leading civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the Federal government for deliberately refusing to invest substantially in the building of aviation infrastructures at the Akannu Ibiam International Airport and for closing down the airport without commencing repair works several weeks after. The Rights […]

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President Buhari’s visit to South Africa is disgraceful, patronizing: says HURIWA

The foremost civil Rights advocacy platform in the country – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has dismissed the current diplomatic shuttle of President Muhammadu Buhari to the xenophobia infested South African nation as exposing Nigeria to international ridicule and cheapens the rating of the country before the eyes of the world. The Rights […]

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