WEAK State Legislature Threatens Democracy -: HURIWA *Lists Imo, Kaduna, Kogi as Worst cases:

November 29, 2017 0 Comments

A frontline pro-democracy and civil society organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has warned that the progressive weakening of the legislative institutions of the 36 states of the federation by the governors poses one of the greatest threats to democracy in Nigeria. Besides, the Rights group has carpeted the governors of Kaduna, …

REVERSING NIGERIA’S YOUTHFUL MISFORTUNE BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

November 24, 2017 0 Comments

There are signs in the horizons near us to show that the Nigerian Youth as a collective is in the throes of hydra- headed misfortunes. Take for example the case of the last five years since the dreaded armed Islamic terror group known as boko haram embarked on destructive campaign of terror in the Northern …

Unresolved Atrocities of Python Dance by Emmanuel Onwubiko

November 24, 2017 0 Comments

Just before the National Assembly resumed from the last vacation, which coincided with the launch of the highly controversial military operation in the entire South East of Nigeria, there were video evidence of massive human rights violations by the Army in the South East. These human rights violations ranged from gruesome physical torture of suspected …

$26 BILLION ALLEGED CONTRACT SCAM: HURIWA WANTS NNPC CHIEF SUSPENDED, INVESTIGATED:

November 24, 2017 0 Comments

A pro-transparency and non-governmental organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded the suspension from office and the immediate investigation of the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Alhaji Maikaudi Baru. The Rights group hinged its call on the emerging monumental allegations of misapplication of humongous amount of $26 Billion as made …

UN seeks home-grown solutions to conflicts in Nigeria

November 23, 2017 0 Comments

The United Nations will support home-grown solutions that will lead to the deepening of peace and stability in all parts of Nigeria, Muhammad Ibn Chambas, the UN secretary General’s Special Representative for West Africa and Sahel, has said. Speaking when he visited Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Chambas said the UN system in …

DISENGAGEMENT OF MAINA IS INSUFFICIENT ATONEMENT-: SAYS HURIWA

October 24, 2017 0 Comments

A pro-Democracy and Non-Governmental organization- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Head of Service Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita Ekpeyong and the minister of Interior Retired Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Danbazau in connection with the disgraceful scam surrounding the reinstatement of Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina- a fugitive declared wanted by …

HURIWA TASKS IGP ON JOY ODAMA; OZUBULU’S CHURCH ATTACK:

October 19, 2017 0 Comments

A pro-democracy and Non-Governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has alleged that the police high command is in the process of sweeping under the carpets the alleged killing of the 19 year old female student of Cross Rivers State University Miss. Joy Odama by one Alhaji Usman I. Adamu in Abuja. …

ARMED FULANI KILLINGS IN PLATEAU ARE ABOMINABLE – says HURIWA

October 17, 2017 0 Comments

  For the umpteenth time, the pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop his rhetorics and take legal action to declare armed Fulani herdsmen as terrorists. HURIWA said the taciturn and conspiratorial approach of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration towards adopting objective steps to …