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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

Rann IDP Camp bombing: HURIWA brands DHQ insensitive

Nneoma Ndibe  A pro-Democracy and Non- Governmental Organisation- Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has dismissed the report of the investigation purportedly conducted by the Defence Headquarters into the bombing of an Internally Displaced person's camp in Rann Borno state as soft tissues of public relations gambit for the military institutions in

Religious studies: Nigeria’s Education Minister, a danger to national peace-HURIWA

...Nneoma Ndibe  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described the removal from public school’s curriculum of Christian religious knowledge by the education minister Mallam Adamu Adamu as a sinister plot to instigate inter-religious warfare in Nigeria. The Rights group in a statement on Monday by the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel

Quit order: HURIWA accuses DSS, Army of double standards

...Jude Johnson    The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has accused the Department of State services (DSS); Nigerian Army and the Nigeria police force of double standards and applying sectionalised enforcement of selective laws.   HURIWA in a statement on Sunday by the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, said this became obvious

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