Attacks on journalists demonstrates growing intolerance of pluralism -: says HURIWA

*Asks brutalized journalist to seek a Payment of a N10 billion damage: The leading civil Right advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has described the growing incidence of violent attacks and jailing of journalists by government as a demonstration of the deteriorating state of constitutional democracy in Nigeria. HURIWA has also […]

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Positive identification versus negative perception

By Emmanuel Onwubiko As a leader in the organized Civil Rights community with a special interest on ways and means of mainstreaming respect of the fundamental human rights of the citizenry in all internal military operations, I have been naturally inclined to following up on the information that filtered out about a nationwide internal military […]

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HURIWA to EFCC: – Have you reached an accord with ex-gov Rochas Okorocha of Imo state?

*Tasks Gov. Ihedioha on the rescue of Justice Nwosu-Iheme The prominent civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a response on whether it has reached a settlement with ex-governor of Imo state Anayochukwu Rochas Okorocha of Imo state. The Rights […]

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Plots to regulate social media will kill off free speech-: HURIWA warns F.G.

*Calls for immediate freedom for Omoyele SOWORE: The foremost civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has warned the federal government to desist from its sinister plots to undermine freedom of speech under the guise of attempting to regulate social media. HURIWA has for the umpteenth time called for the […]

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NIGERIANS MUST RESIST/DEFEAT INTIMIDATION AND TERRORISM OF MIYETTI ALLAH-: Says HURIWA:

*Canvass total boycott of cow meat: A frontline Civil Rights Advocacy group- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has challenged the over 250 Ethnic groups in the Country to deploy lawful methods to defend their rights to life by collectively confronting the terrorism unleashed on the Nigerian space by armed Fulani herdsmen and the […]

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How Xenophobia and border closure ‘Kills’ AU/ECOWAS

By Emmanuel Onwubiko No doubt , two phenomena that have sprang up on the African continent namely the persistent xenophobic violence of black south Africans against other black Africans living in south Africa, and the nearly month-long closure of all land borders by the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari constitute cogs in the wheel of any […]

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Any move to import foreign doctors?

By Emmanuel Onwubiko Article 3 of the universal declaration of human rights says “everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.”  Closely following this international precept of human right is the section 33(1) of the Nigerian constitution which guarantees right to life.  The provision contained in that specific constitutional code goes thus: […]

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Atiku versus Buhari: Supreme Court’s verdict has yet to resolve the knotty issues: says HURIWA:

The leading civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has expressed disappointment with the lackadaisical and pedestrian approach the supreme court of Nigeria handled the election petition by ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) against the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). […]

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Decision of CJN to hide panelists is suspicious: – HURIWA:

*Condemns continuous land border closure without sacking inefficient border security: A prominent civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the lack of transparency and openness in the composition of the Supreme court of Nigeria’s panelists to adjudicate on the appeal by the opposition presidential candidate in the highly disputed […]

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