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Right Group lampoon Critics of  New CBN Deputy Governor

By Babtunde Opalana Members of the Nigerian human rights community have cautioned critics of the new Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Mrs. Aisha Ahmad, especially those they termed religious fundamentalists. The group under the umbrella of Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) expressed worries in a statement in Abuja,  about

$26bn contract scam: HURIWA calls for suspension, probe of NNPC GMD

By Joan Ejembi 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 (NNPC),  Mr. Maikanti Baru. The Rights group hinged its call on the emerging monumental allegations of misapplication of

HURIWA to Buhari: Dont destroy South East 

•Take python dance to Sambisa not populate areas Josephine Ella-Ejeh  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end the ongoing military occupation of South East of Nigeria under the codename Operation Python Dance II (Egwu Eke II). Arguing that the Federal Government of Nigeria under president

HURIWA demands end to military siege, harrasment in S/East

Jude Johnson  A call has gone to the Nigerian Military high command and president Muhammadu Buhari to immediately halt the incessant physical intimidation and harassment of residents of South East of Nigeria by the armed security forces. Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) specifically condemned  what it described as an undue

HURIWA demands end to military siege, harassment in S/East

Jude Johnson  A call has gone to the Nigerian Military high command and President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately halt the incessant physical intimidation and harassment of residents of South East of Nigeria by the armed security forces. Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) specifically condemned what it described as an undue

ICC probing Fulani herdsmen attacks- HURIWA

Nneoma Ndibe The Humans Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) said that incessant well-coordinated attacks of diverse farming communities all across Nigeria by armed Fulani herdsmen are already being investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC). HURIWA in a statement on Wednesday by the National Coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director

Military probe panel, an ‘army arrangement’- HURIWA

•Osibanjo urged to disband commission  Nneoma Ndibe  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has berated the recently constituted Judicial Commission of Enquiry into various human rights allegations against the Nigerian military as an arrangement skewed in favour of the Army. To this end, the group in a statement on Monday by

Nigeria playing politics with ‘far from defeated’ Boko Haram-HURIWA

Blames corruption, propaganda  Jude Johnson  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has accused Nigerian government of playing politics with the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists. The National Coordinator, HURIWA, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, in a statement on Saturday, lamented that the terrorists far from being defeated are actually on

Op-ed: On the Nigeria Agony

By Emmanuel Onwubiko  As devoted human rights campaigners, our official and private lines are usually inundated with calls from distressed members of the civil society. These callers ranging from house wives confronting different facets of brutal domestic abuses and violence to single girls and men who have wandered the major streets of

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