EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO: NYSC: THREE UNFORGETTABLE YEARS

The current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has secured for itself an unforgettable legacy so much so that long after the government reaches its zenith in 2023, the remarkable effort made by the government through the management headed by Major General Suleiman Kazaure will remain evergreen. That it took just three years to cement the […]

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HURIWA tasks Religious leaders, FGN on National Policy on Violent Kidnappings: *Presents petitions to Pope Francis; UK parliament;

A leading non-governmental and pro-democracy organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has called for a concerted effort and synergy between religious and political leaders of Nigeria to adopt a holistic national policy on violent kidnappings and how to check the astronomic rise in the violent crime. HURIWA also challenged President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Between Constitutional Purity and Buratai By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The current Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Yusuf Tukur Buratai is one of the most widely talked about personalities in contemporary Nigeria going by the frontline and historical role that he plays as a professional soldier. I’m sure if Google as a search engine can come up with the current rating of the most […]

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KANO RERUN WAS A SPECTACLE OF FRAUD; VIOLENCE- SAYS HURIWA

The prominent Non-Governmental organisation- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has upbraided the acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu for dereliction of duty tantamount to criminal negligence which must not go unpunished for permitting armed thugs of political parties to unleash violence during Saturday’s March 23rd 2019 governorship re-run poll in parts of […]

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HURIWA PRAISES TRIBUNAL ON OSUN GUBER

A prominent Non-Governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has applauded the Osun state governorship election petition Tribunal for restoring faith in the judiciary as the last hope of the common man by returning the candidate of the opposition political party- Peoples Democratic Party Senator Ademola Adeleke as winner of the September […]

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NSCDC Officer’s death: HURIWA calls for total overhaul of policing

A call has gone to Federal Government; the National Assembly and Stakeholders in the organized civil society community to ensure that the groundswell of professional indiscipline in the police force is holistically addressed just as the Rights group has advocated prosecution for murder of all police operatives found to have committed extra-legal killings of Nigerians […]

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Guber Supplementary: Don’t destroy democracy – HURIWA tells courts; INEC:

Worried about the incessant and sinister abuses of exparte injunctions by judges to undermine the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission to proceed with collation of governorship election results in Rivers, Adamawa and Bauchi, the judiciary has been cautioned to check these abuses. Making the appeal is the leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – […]

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In Rivers the stakes are high By Emmanuel Onwubiko

“The day is done, and the darkness falls from the wings of night, as a feather is wafted downward from an eagle in his flight”; (“The Day is Done,” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow). The first stanza of the aforementioned poem by the American Poet Mr. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow perfectly captures what to expect from the […]

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US accuses Buhari govt, Army, Police, others of killing Nigerians

The United States has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of murdering citizens. US said the current administration and its agents were committing arbitrary and unlawful killings. This was contained in a recent report entitled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” published on the Department of State website. It said: “The national police, army, […]

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Imo’s IberibeExit; Unlike Brexit By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Imo is a state in the South East of Nigeria. In the traffic parlance, Imo is known as the heartland of the East. The State has consistently produced the highest percentage of students enlisting for both the Secondary school certificate qualifying examinations and the University’s matriculation examinations known as JAMB. In the last decade, Imo […]

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