HURIWA Condemns Invasion of Senate; Calls for Prosecution of Perpetrators:

A leading pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has strongly condemned the armed invasion by hoodlums of the senate chambers and the theft of the mace. Describing the attack as a dangerous precedent and a deadly attack on a key institution of constitutional democracy, the Rights group has accused […]

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PRRESS BRIEFING ON THE SPECIAL HUMAN RIGHTS INVESTIGATIVE WORK DONE BY SIX HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP UNDER THE AUSPICES OF HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA IN TARABA STATE.

Six NGOS working with Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria on 11th April arrived Taraba state on a special Human Rights investigative work which took us about five days. On our stay in Jalingo capital of Taraba state, we were able to visit the three senatorial districts. The North, South and Central. The following information was gathered […]

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COURT JAILS 40 YR OLD FATHER for violence on his three kids:

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Number 28 sitting in Apo, Abuja, has remanded a 40 year – old man, Alex Okafor in prison custody for an alleged act of violence and inflicting injuries on his three  children. The three children (names withheld) are aged 8, 10 and 11 years. His remand was sequel […]

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Human Rights: N/Assembly Ready to Domesticate Kampala Convention, Rome Statute – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the National Assembly is willing and ready to domesticate international treaties aimed at safeguarding human rights. He made this known when he received the President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Chile Ebue Osuji, at the National Assembly on Thursday. The Speaker, who […]

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Trafficking: NAPTIP Rescues 19 women In Abuja …3 Suspects Arrested

Operatives of the National Agency for The Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have rescued 19 women including 8 minors who were being processed for an onward trip to Saudi Arabia for suspected domestic servitude. All the rescued persons are from Kano State. The rescue operation was a result of intelligence gathered about the impending […]

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NEMA Boss, Maihaja, Awarded N3bn Rice Supply Contract To Two Unqualified Companies: NEMA Spent N400M on demurrage to clear 50 percent of China Rice Gift IDPs – DG says

…As Reps Ask, FIRS, EFCC, Others To Appear Over NEMA Probe, Order -…Orders Recall of Suspended NEMA Staff. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has disclosed that it has so far spent 400 million naira on demurrage on rice donated to the internally displaced people in the North East in 2017 by the government of […]

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HURIWA condemns INEC’s decision on electronic voting: *TASKS CENSUS COMMISSION on credible head count:

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the Professor Yakubu Mohmood – led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ruling out the use of electronic voting in the 2019 general election. The Rights group said the decision is ill-advised and is meant to provide ample opportunities […]

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Buhari’s second term declaration a nullity: – says HURIWA

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has declared as a nullity, the declaration of intent by President Muhammadu Buhari through a front to run for a second term in next year’s poll. HURIWA has therefore asked President Muhammadu Buhari to as soon as possible, speak directly in […]

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Offa Robbery: Police now endangered species: – HURIWA

A prominent pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has strongly condemned the mass killings of police operatives and civilians which characterized last weekend’s armed robbery operation in Offa, Kwara State. HURIWA has therefore demanded that the Presidency and the National Assembly should declare a national policing state of emergency […]

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