HURIWA blasts Umahi over false allegations against PDP chiefs
A frontline civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the heads of security forces and the Armed forces of Nigeria not to allow themselves
HURIWA flays planned importation of fuel from Niger Republic
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Niger Republic so Nigeria can commence importation of petrol from the neighbouring country. According to the group, the failure of Buhari’s administration to fix the nation’s three or four refineries…
You’re terrorised by truth, HURIWA tells Emefiele
• Tasks Shehu on constitutionalism, democracy Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has flayed Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele for “equating promoters of #ENDSARS with terrorists”, claiming that he “is tormented and terrorised by truth.” The rights group accused him of “deviating from his core duties and statutory obligations.” HURIWA insisted:…
HURIWA tackles Ganduje for destroying N200m beer products in Kano
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has reprimanded Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for authorising the Kano State Hisbah Board to destroy 1.9m bottles of beer worth N200m under the guise of implementing of Shariah law in the state.
Nepotism will destroy Nigeria, Shehu Sani warns
Nigeria cannot survive as a nation, if a section of the country continues to dominate the political leadership of the country, warns Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate.
Soldiers in Operation Burst detained over assault of lady
Some soldiers in the Operation Burst security outfit in Oyo State have been detained in connection with the assault of a lady at Beere area of Ibadan. The detention of the soldiers was confirmed yesterday by the commander of the operation, Captain Usolo.
HURIWA slams NBC, Mohammed over fines on TV stations
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for fines imposed on private broadcasting stations that beamed the EndSARS protests live.
Army’s clarification on Operation Crocodile Smile heartwarming, says HURIWA
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, applauded the clarifications made by the Nigerian Army on the commencement of this year’s Operation Crocodile Smile in which it was explained that the operation would not be targeted at protesters. HURIWA expressed hope that the military operatives would not deviate from their professional duties and…
HURIWA urges US, UK to slam travel ban if Ondo poll is undermined
Leading rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has applauded the United States and the United Kingdom’s embassies for the concrete steps they have adopted to help Nigerians clean up her electoral system. Also, the rights group has specifically urged the U.K. and U.S. embassies to follow through with their threats to…
HURIWA backs chemical castration of rapists in Kaduna
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has thrown its weight behind Kaduna State Government’s controversial law recommending castration for convicted rapists