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HURIWA lampoons IGP, governors for negotiating with bandits
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has accused the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, of choosing to ‘wine and dine’ with armed bandits...
Evaluating Katsina’s appeasement tactic on banditry
Although there was general outrage when Katsina State governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, decided to engage with some leaders of bandits terrorizing the peace of the state, recent developments seem to be proving him right.
Don’t drag military into politics, Nigerians warn government
Following the announcement of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, that his ministry will soon launch a massive national campaign in support of the military, especially in its fight against insurgency and insecurity, concerned Nigerians have warned the Federal Government about the danger of desperately dragging the military institution into the murky…
Constitute human rights governing board now, HURIWA tells Buhari
The refusal, for over two years, to reconstitute the governing board of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by President Muhammadu Buhari clearly signpost an administration that has no regard for the human rights of the citizenry, a pro-democracy and non-governmental organization, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has said. HURIWA said that beyond…
Implement effective combat measures against resurgence of Boko Haram, HURIWA charges Military
A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has charged the Military authority to spend more time working...
HURIWA seeks probe of NASS invasion
A pro-democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the Federal Government to constitute an independent judicial commission of inquiry to probe the invasion of the National Assembly. HURIWA said the panel to be headed by a serving Justice of the Supreme Court should name those who took part in the invasion…
Zamfara killings: Rights group upbraids presidency
A non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has condemned the inability of all the nation’s security forces to put an end to the intermittent mass genocide of villagers by freelance-armed hoodlums in Zamfara State.
It’s unconstitutional to invade National Assembly, HURIWA, others tell DSS
A pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) and 26 other NGOs have condemned the invasion by the Department of State Services (DSS) to the National Assembly, saying it’s “unconstitutional”.