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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Herdsmen’s terrorism, not farmers/herders crisis please

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The current federal government in Nigeria headed by the Fulani born president Muhammadu Buhari has been accused rightly or wrongly of adopting the policy of favoritism in matters of the raging attacks witnessed in different farming communities by armed Fulani herdsmen. However, what is not in doubt is that the media office […]

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“Poor state of human rights and the collapse of law enforcement”…

A TEXT OF A MEDIA BRIEFING ON FEBRUARY 19TH 2020 BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA)          “Hopefully someday in the distant future, it will be possible for the nation to regain the respect of the world in its democratic claims. “                          (Professor Wole Soyinka.) Gentlemen of the media, we are […]

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HURIWA to Nigerians: – Resist Electricity Price Hike:

*Accuses NERC of ‘Electricity terrorism’: The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked Nigerians to publicly protest the proposed hike in the electricity tariffs as proposed by the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to commence on April 1st 2020. HURIWA has also accused NERC of conniving with […]

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HURIWA backs Sokoto on #65.7 billion loan

*Commends Sokoto on educational revolution The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has endorsed the decision of governor Aminu Bello Tambuwal to approach multilateral funding agencies to raise a loan of #65.7 billion just as the Rights group praised Sokoto for having a state assembly that is alive […]

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Joint Assessment of the landslide scene in Odoro Ikpe and Ibam Edet communities in Ini Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. 14:02:2020 Courtesy of NEMA.

Pictures taken during the assessment of the landslide scene in Odoro Ikpe and Ibam Edet communities in Ini LGA of Akwa Ibom state. Courtesy of NEMA.

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