The ICPC’s ‘bow and go’ enforcement

By Emmanuel Onwubiko To begin from a positive note, this writer notes with satisfaction the determination and zeal showed so far by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in the prosecution of the director general of the Natural Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Alhaji Modibbo Kawu over alleged #2.5 billion misappropriation of public […]

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HURIWA CONDEMNS CLAMPDOWN AND ARREST OF SOWORE; DEMANDS HIS IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

The foremost civil Rights  advocacy group- HUMAN RIGHTS  WRITERS ASSOCIATION  OF  NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned as unconstitutional and illegal the ARREST of the opposition politician and the publisher of the famous online platform- Saharareporters.com Mr. Omoyele SOWORE by the  Department of State Services (DSS) just as the Rights group has called for his immediate freedom.  […]

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Shiites: You have no power legally to kill extra-legally:- HURIWA to President:

Vexed that president Muhammadu Buhari has pressed on with the draconian declaration of a religious body – Shiites Islamic Movement of Nigeria as a terrorist group through an ex parte order from a federal high court, Abuja, the prominent civil rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has reminded the Nigerian […]

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HURIWA condemns attacks of ‘dreadlocked’ boys in Aba by soldiers:

The prominent civil Rights advocacy group: – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the reported widespread violent attacks by armed soldiers of boys who wore dreadlocks in the commercial city of Aba in Abia state. HURIWA calls the actions of these armed security forces as the clearest manifestations of criminal rascality and […]

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Buhari’s shrinking of civic spaces dangerous, unconstitutional: – says HURIWA

The prominent civil rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has warned that Nigeria risks falling into totalitarianism and a failed state should President Muhammadu Buhari be left alone to continuously shrink the civic spaces. The group which submitted that the fundamentals of the practice of constitutional democracy are animated by […]

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Inuwa Abdul-kadir: Call the officials to order: HURIWA tells president Buhari: *Accuses governor Ayade of persecuting APC’s guber candidate:

The leading civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has urged president Muhammadu Buhari to stop the reign of impunity and arbitrariness within the national and Sokoto state’s hierarchies of All Progressives Congress (APC) with specific reference to the clear breach of both the Nigerian constitution and the APC constitution […]

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HURIWA praises U.S.A. over visa ban on politicians: *names El-rufai; Amaechi; Akpabio; Secondus as those to be banned:

The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has praised the disclosure by the STATE department of the United States of America banning certain categories of Nigerian politicians from travelling to the U.S.A for undermining democracy in the run up to the 2019 polls. The Rights group said the […]

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Boris Johnson’s premiership and Africa

By Emmanuel Onwubiko About noon today, Great Britain would have officially formalized modalities to have a fresh prime minister to take over from the immediate past leader and only the second ever woman premier after Mrs. Margret Thatcher in the person of Mrs. Theresa May. Precisely around noon on July 23rd 2019, Mr. Boris Johnson was […]

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New ministers are Nigeria’s third eleven: – says HURIWA *Most of them tainted with corruption allegations:

A prominent civil society platform – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has criticized the decision of president Muhammadu Buhari not to appoint real tested and trusted statesmen/women and hard core patriotic technocrats as members of his cabinet but chose to nominate party loyalists most of whom failed as either state’s governors or ministers […]

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Shiites protests: HURIWA regrets killing of TV journalist Precious Owolabi: *warns against proscription of Shiites by FG:

A leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has lamented the needless killing of an NYSC participant doing his service with channel television Mr. Precious Owolabi and the Deputy commissioner of police Umar Usman just as the Rights group has asked the federal government to pay #100 […]

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