CISLAC Demands Independent Probe into $5M Bribery Allegation

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International (TI), expresses concern over the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate the recent $5million bribery allegation attributed to the State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as displayed in a widely shared video clip. While we commend the effort […]

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HURIWA condemns media trial of Fayose/Orji Uzor Kalu

A pro-democracy and non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop forthwith the choreographed media persecution of immediate past governor of Ekiti state – Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose. The group has also carpeted the anti-graft body and the court that purportedly granted […]

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HURIWA to Buhari: You failed by not stopping Hauwa Limam’s gruesome murder

A pro-democracy and leading non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to admit his spectacular failure in stopping the taking into hostage and gruesome murders of some aid workers by the armed boko haram terrorists. HURIWA said that by virtue of a plethora of municipal and international […]

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CJN DEFENDS GRAFT CHARGES AGAINST Supreme Court’s Nominee

The attention of the National Judicial Council has been drawn to a publication by the Civic Society Network Against Corruption urging President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, not to forward the name of Honourable Mr. Justice Uwani Abba-Aji recommended to him by the Council for appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court to the Senate for […]

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST LICENCE UNITED LABOUR CONGRESS OF NIGERIA NOW-: HURIWA

Two years ago, a significant development occurred which was about the industrial unions that elected Mr. Joe Ajaero as president of a new labour centre, United Labour Congress (ULC). The unions elected Ajaero, the General Secretary of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), at the ULC maiden Delegates Conference in Lagos. The new labour […]

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No threat to 2019 election funds,Speaker Dogara Assures Nigerians

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that contrary to speculations, funding for the 2019 general elections is not under any threat as there is already provision to take care of such contingencies that may arise in the Service Wide Votes. The Speaker said while speaking with journalists at the National […]

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HURIWA HOLDS NATIONAL LECTURE ON IDPS: *Gets new human rights question of Nigeria:

The foremost pro-democracy and non-governmental organization in the country – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) will on October 3rd 2018 (next Wednesday) hold the yearly national human rights lecture during which the plights of millions of internally displaced persons (IDPS) in Nigeria will become the focus. Besides, the Rights group will also crown the […]

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HURIWA TO NBC DG; DG OF VON; OTHERS:- RESIGN AND FACE PARTISAN POLITICS:

A prominent Pro-Democracy and Non-Governmental organisation- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to give immediate matching order to all his political office holders who are eyeing elective positions in the forthcoming election to quit public service to avoid compromising integrity and impartiality of such strategic national institutions. Specifically, HURIWA […]

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HURIWA to heads of courts: You have failed to defend justice *Lambasts President over Finance Minister’s replacement.

Vexed by the lack lustre and lackadaisical attitudes of the heads of the three mainstream Courts to the flagrant violations of subsisting court orders by President Muhammadu Buhari, a pro-democracy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has tasked them to defend the integrity of the court system.  HURIWA challenged the Chief Justice of […]

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Politicians Should Stop Using Youths as Thugs – CAN President …Lack of Patriotism is Responsible for the Nigeria’s problems …Shun political violence – Saraki tasks Nigerian youths

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has tasked the political leaders at all levels to involve the Nigerian youths in the nation building instead of using them for thuggery and all forms of electoral malpractices. The Christian umbrella that made this clarion call also charges the Nigerian youths to be patriotic, dedicated, hardworking, committed, optimistic, […]

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