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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

Slave Trade: Over 1, 328 Nigerians evacuated from Libya in November

Another batch of 152 migrants arrived on Thursday  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian authorities in response to the global outrage have been able to evacuate about 1, 328 of its citizens from possible slave camps in Libya.   An official of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), informed Global Sentinel

Libya: Buhari yet to act reveals plan for stranded Nigerians

By Emmanuel Asiwe   Two weeks after CNN aired the story of slave trade in Libya, some countries, notably Cameroon swiftly moved to evacuate its people from Tripoli. Samuel Etoo, a Cameroon citizen chattered a private jet to evacuate all stranded Cameroonians from Libya. Per Forbes List, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija, three

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

CDHR labels DSS a clog in the fight against corruption

Babatunde Opalana  Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) on their embarrassing conduct in preventing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from carrying out its legitimate statutory duty, especially in the fight against corruption, particularly financial crimes.   The DSS was involved in a

HURIWA condemns Mubi attacks, release of Boko Haram terrorists 

Babatunde Opalana  A pro-Democracy and Non-Governmental organisation- Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned as atrocious, unconscionable, despicable and outrageous, the early morning bombing campaign at a Mosque in the important trading town of Mubi in Adamawa state, North East of Nigeria in which over 50 innocent lives were

EU’s policy of helping Libya intercept migrants is ‘inhuman’-UN

Human rights chief calls suffering of people detained in Libyan prisons ‘an outrage to the conscience of humanity’ By Agence France-Presse in Geneva The EU policy of helping Libyan authorities intercept people trying to cross the Mediterranean and return them to prisons is “inhuman”, the UN has said. “The suffering of

HURIWA Tasks INEC ON Transparency In Anambra Poll

Babatunde Opalana  A pro-democracy and Non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) to be above board and totally non-partisan during the November 18t, 2017 Anambra State governorship poll. The group expressed strong condemnation of the careless statement reportedly made by the

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