NSCDC Officer’s death: HURIWA calls for total overhaul of policing

A call has gone to Federal Government; the National Assembly and Stakeholders in the organized civil society community to ensure that the groundswell of professional indiscipline in the police force is holistically addressed just as the Rights group has advocated prosecution for murder of all police operatives found to have committed extra-legal killings of Nigerians […]

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Guber Supplementary: Don’t destroy democracy – HURIWA tells courts; INEC:

Worried about the incessant and sinister abuses of exparte injunctions by judges to undermine the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission to proceed with collation of governorship election results in Rivers, Adamawa and Bauchi, the judiciary has been cautioned to check these abuses. Making the appeal is the leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – […]

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US accuses Buhari govt, Army, Police, others of killing Nigerians

The United States has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of murdering citizens. US said the current administration and its agents were committing arbitrary and unlawful killings. This was contained in a recent report entitled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” published on the Department of State website. It said: “The national police, army, […]

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El’rufai; Armed Security chiefs in Kaduna are complicit to violence in Kajuru – Says HURIWA: *Seeks Europe wide travel ban on Elrufai and associates:

A leading Non-governmental organization in the country – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has alleged that the governor of Kaduna state; the Army Commander in Kaduna and the heads of other security agencies apart from the police commissioner should be held directly responsible for the renewed violence in Kajuru in Kaduna following their […]

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Blame Lagos for Collapse of School Building – Says HURIWA *Demands Prosecution of Commissioners:

Calling it the height of criminal dereliction of duty which should attract immediate prosecution for murder of all the officials of the Lagos state Urban Planning Department, top civil Rights group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) is of the position that Lagos state government has failed in its statutory and primary duty […]

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GUBER POLLS: LET’S NOT UNDERMINE THE MILITARY INSTITUTION:- says HURIWA: *SUPPORTS ARMY ON PROBE:

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has waded into the controversy trailing the activities of the Army during the Saturday governorship polls with a call on politicians and stakeholders not to rubbish the military institution by heaping unsubstantiated allegations. However, HURIWA has on another breadth thrown her […]

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GUBER POLL: HURIWA CAUTIONS AGAINST UNLAWFUL ACTION BY ARMY; POLICE; DSS: *Demands probe of attacks on Rivers State’s PDP leaders allegedly by Army:

A prominent Non-Governmental organization- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the Chief of Army staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai to ensure that the military operatives are not misused by Federal government office holders from Rivers and other states to manipulate the March 9th 2019 governorship and State Assembly elections nation- wide.   […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NIN INTEGRATION ON THE NEW E-PASSPORT

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, MFR, regrets to inform the general public that the roll out of the new 10 year enhanced e-Passport has been rescheduled to 29th April, 2019 to finalize the integration of the National Identity Number (NIN) with the new Passport. Consequent upon this, the price of the current […]

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HURIWA counsels Army on Polls: *Applauds Buratai on pledge to probe misconducts:

The foremost pro-democracy and non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has tasked the hierarchy of the Nigerian Army to ensure that the operatives deployed for election related internal security operations are not directly involved in the handling of election materials. Besides, the Rights group has expressed optimism that the pledge of […]

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EFCC’s arrest and detention of Tanimu Kabiru Turaki (SAN) is illegal; dictatorial: – says HURIWA

The leading pro-democracy organization in Nigeria – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has described the reported arrest and detention of former special duties minister and erstwhile presidential aspirant Alhaji Tanimu Kabiru Turaki (SAN) as arbitrary; unconstitutional and a crude display of dictatorial tendencies by government.  In the light of the above, the Rights […]

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