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New ministers are Nigeria’s third eleven–HURIWA

•Most of them tainted with corruption allegations Jude Johnson  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has criticized the decision of president Muhammadu Buhari not to appoint real tested and trusted statesmen/women and hard core patriotic technocrats as members of his cabinet but chose to nominate party loyalists most of whom

HURIWA condemns ‘illegal shutdown’ of AIT, demands dismissal of NBC DG

..Calls for nationwide protests: Godsgift Onyedinefu A Non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned what it decribed as an "illegal" shutdown of the Africa Independent Television (AIT) by the National Broadcasting Commission(NBC). The Director-general of NBC, Modibbo Kawu on Thursday at a press briefing in Abuja announced that the

HURIWA blasts Kumuyi, says Buhari needs critics not sycophants

Godsgift Onyedinefu  A civil rights advocacy group- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA ) has blasted the general overseer of the Deeper life Christian ministry pastor, Williams Kumuyi for asking Nigerians not to attack President Muhamnadu Buhari. This is just as the Rights group accused the Religious leader of misleading

HURIWA asks acting CJN, Muhammad to resign over forgery allegation

The Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Tanko Muhammad to resign forthwith following a strong allegation of age falsification instituted in court of competent jurisdiction by a concerned stakeholder against him. HURIWA said the National Judicial Council has already established a

It’s ill-advised for Nigeria to dialogue with bandits, outlaws–HURIWA

Nosa Enobhayisobo A leading pro-democracy and civil rights organisation- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as a constitutional crime and an unmitigated evil tantamount to an impeachable offence the absolutely ill-advised decision of the current President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to go into dialogue with the murderous armed

Life Pension For Bayelsa Political Office Holders Is Evil- HURIWA

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the newly introduced pension scheme for Bayelsa state political office holders describing the policy as "evil and retrogressive". The group warned that the endorsement of the "selfish and politically patronizing" policy in Bayelsa state could lead to widspread social crime. The

Extra-judicial killings: HURIWA wants independent police panel to investigate officers’ misconduct

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Human Rights writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) call has called for the establishment of an independent police conduct panel to investigate and checkmate extra-judicial killings by police officers. The group also called on the National Assembly and President Muhammadu Buhari  to adopt effective measures to check trends.  HURIWA in a

We’ll write US, EU, Britain over ‘suppression of Press Freedom” by Buhari — HURIWA

Condemns harassment of Raymond Dokpesi, AIT Godsgift Onyedinefu A civil rights organization- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has decried what it describes as the rising wave of Federal Government’s intolerance of political pluralism, press freedom and freedom of expression. HURIWA in a statement by its National coordinator Emmanuel Onwubiko