Climate of fear pervades Nigeria’s media industry: – says HURIWA:

*Condemns attack on Premium Times MD’s wife by alleged DSS operatives: The prominent media affiliated civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked World leaders to intervene so President Muhammadu Buhari orders his officials and security forces to halt the harassment and physical attacks targeting journalists for writing stories […]

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HURIWA DECRIES POLITICIAN’S ‘ATTACK’ OF JOURNALIST:

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu to direct the Federal capital Territory commissioner of the Nigeria Police and other relevant security agencies to ensure the immediate arrest and prosecution of attackers of one of DAILY POST Deputy Editors, Comrade Ameh Godwin. In a […]

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Killing of Christians: HURIWA asks F.G to take responsibility and step up actions

The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to accept responsibility for the escalation in the targeted killings of Christians by terrorists and armed Fulani herdsmen and step up actions to prevent the spread rather than weep like a child. The Rights group was […]

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Nigeria confirms first case of Coronavirus; Preventive ways to follow

To our readers, this is what you should do to stay alive for us and be free from Corona Virus Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water, and use alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Maintain at least 1 & half metres (5 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Persons […]

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HURIWA WRITES NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, WANTS HOUSES FOR FALLEN HEROES

The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has appealed to the hierarchy of the National Assembly to pass a legislation bringing into being a NATIONAL HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR FALLEN HEROES so members of the immediate and direct members of the families of soldiers killed fighting terrorists can be […]

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KANO’s SIMPLISTIC FIGHT AGAINST BEGGARS

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Kano is no doubt a big province in Nigeria due to large land mass and huge populations.   In the earliest interactions with Western civilization, it used to be West African trading post especially in the area of textiles and agricultural products in such a way that a huge number of continental traders […]

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Immunity clause: HURIWA to senate; Reps: – Only the Guilty Are Afraid:

The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has alleged that both the senate president and the speaker of the federal House of Representatives may be afraid of possible prosecution over something only both of them know for rushing up a bill to grant themselves immunity from prosecution. HURIWA […]

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Rein in job scammers in your government: – HURIWA tells federal government:

*says there’s a sinister nexus between job racketeering and kidnappings: The prominent civil Rights Advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has suggested that there could be a sinister nexus between the spike in kidnappings for ransom all over Nigeria with the widespread commercialization of federal civil service employment slots by key […]

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Executive hypocrisy and parliamentary INANITIES

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The British parliamentary system of government is assumed to be the global reference point in the area of administration of operational funds for the work of law making in such a way that transparency and accountability are deeply enshrined.  The law makers of Great Britain are paid by the people of Britain […]

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Huriwa rejects proposed agency for ‘repentant’ terrorists:

*Says it is an invitation to war: The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has warned that the proposed bill to legislate the outright pardon of armed terrorists under the guise of deradicalization programme could result in civil war either in the short, medium or long term. The […]

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