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HURIWA condemns extreme corruption in NNPC

Babatunde Opalana  A pro-transparency and non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned what it called the unending patterns of an extreme epidemic of corruption and lack of accountability in the hierarchy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The Rights group said the lack of action on

HURIWA to Buhari: Insecurity is eroding your legacy

•Condemns Fulani herdsmen's siege in Adamawa Babatunde Opalana  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari of the extensive damage to his credibility and expected political legacy which the expanding frontiers of organized criminal violence of armed Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram terrorists and other classes of armed

Weak Legislature, a threat to democracy-HURIWA

•Lists Imo, Kaduna, Kogi as worst case scenarios Babatunde Opalana  A pro-democracy and civil society organization – Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has identified progressive weakening of the legislative institutions of the 36 states of the federation by the governors as one of the greatest threats to democracy in Nigeria. The

HURIWA condemns reintroduction of toll gates

Babatunde Opalana  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned as “poor thinking”, and 'absolutely anti-poor', the planned reintroduction of toll gates across the federal highways in the country as is being contemplated by the Federal government. The Rights group which carpeted the federal government for proposing to re-commence the

HURIWA Condemns Celebration of Buhari’s Southeast Visit

Babatunde Opalana  A pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as laughable, pedestrian and disgraceful, the seeming joy and apparent celebrations by some supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari over his proposed visit to  the South East of Nigeria. The Rights group has also challenged President

Kidnappings, terrorism fuel irregular migration –HURIWA

•Tasks Buhari to stem insecurity  Jude Johnson   The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari and the hierarchy of the National Assembly to put practical measures in place to effectively combat, what it described as hydra-headed monsters of kidnappings for ransom (KFR) and terrorism. In a statement on Tuesday,

Magu’s claims on foreign housing asset, laughable – HURIWA

Jude Johnson  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as laughable, the claims by embattled Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on ownership of foreign housing assets. To this end, the group called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately reorganize, rejig for greater efficiency, his

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

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