Nigeria Decides: HURIWA tasks voters on votes’ buying: *Challenges Security forces to pick up Tinubu for anticipatory bribery offer:

A leading pro-democracy and Non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has warned voters to reject all entreaties/enticement to be bribed by politicians but to cast their votes on Saturday based on clean conscience bearing in mind that Nigeria has become the world’s capital of poverty and also very unsafe. The Rights group […]

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Shoot at Sight Order: HURIWA urges military to respect human rights

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked Nigerians not to lose sleep over the reported shoot-at-sight order against ballot box snatchers made by President Muhammadu Buhari. Against the backdrop of criticism trailing the alleged directives to the armed forces by president Muhammadu Buhari to shoot to […]

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*IGP lacks Constitutional Powers to restrict movements during polls: – Says HURIWA

A civil rights group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu for abusing the constitution by illegally imposing restrictions of movement during elections as if he has the powers of law making which is the only way to exercise constitutional power of derogation from fundamental rights […]

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Feb 16th: HURIWA charges DSS, Police, armed forces on neutrality:

A prominent civil rights body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has decried the sudden upsurge of politically tainted arrest and detention of officials of the main opposition party – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). HURIWA has warned that should the trend continue then the […]

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Presidential Poll: HURIWA accuses INEC of premeditated compromise; *Condemns premeditated fire bombs in INEC offices:

“The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Yakubu Mahmood may have compromised the February 16th2019 presidential poll in favour of the incumbent going by the plethora of genuine, verifiable and unambiguous evidence that Nigerians with Christian names were denied their permanent voters cards in most parts of the country and especially the federal […]

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Arms Scam: HURIWA condemns Buhari’s double standard: *Calls for release of political prisoners:

Condemning what it calls continuous manifestation of deep rooted double standards in the anti-graft crusade of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, a pro-transparency group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has canvassed an all-inclusive fight against the scourge of corruption. HURIWA lamented that the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]

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Army pledges to defend human rights: *36 groups nominate Gen. Buratai for pro-transparency award:

The highest hierarchy of the Nigerian Army has stressed the determination of the institution to promote, protect and defend the human rights of all Nigerians without let or hindrance even as it called on the media to be fair, objective and patriotic in the discharge of her duties in line with section 22 of the […]

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HURIWA TO BUHARI; GOVERNORS-: STOP USING PUBLIC RESOURCES FOR CAMPAIGN: *Threatens legal action

A prominent Non-Governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop President Muhammadu Buhari; 36 state governors and ministers from illegally deploying public fund to run electoral campaigns. HURIWA SAID IF AFTER 72 hours the INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION fails to take verifiable and transparent step to […]

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