Wednesday, 26th January 2022
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2 Dec
The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), yesterday, explained that many contradictions in the report of the state’s judicial panel on police brutality made the findings of the panel unreliable...
30 Nov
Following the discovery of Vanguard Newspaper’s reporter, Tordue Salem’s body, the human rights community has raised fresh concerns over safety of newsmen in the country.
30 Nov
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, to cover his face in shame for talking down on innocent...
23 Nov
A civil rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has commended Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for his determination in ensuring that justice
17 Nov
Leaked viral report of the #EndSARS Judicial Panel on Police Brutality and Other Related Abuses, which was on Monday presented to the Lagos State government, yesterday, reopened the ‘sepulcher’ of the October 20, 2021 shooting incident at the Lekki toll gate.
17 Nov
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack and arrest the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, for contradicting the report of Lagos State...
16 Nov
Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has condemned the idea of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami and the Federal Government introducing
8 Nov
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the conspiracy theory that those working to secure tenure extension ..
3 Nov
The Supreme Court, yesterday, broke its silence over last Friday’s invasion of the Abuja house of Justice Mary Odili, declaring: “Enough is enough!”
2 Nov
Rights group, the Human Right Writers of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the National Human Right Commission of Nigeria and Credible Civil Rights Advocacy Group to investigate security operations...
28 Oct
HUMAN Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has alleged that human rights are under threat in the country, as Federal Government officials do not believe that terrorists should be decisively dealt with.
26 Oct
Popular Kaduna State-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has warned that the declaration of bandits as terrorists would come with a prize.


26 mins ago
Anthony Martial said on Wednesday he is fit and ready to play immediately for Sevilla after joining on a six-month loan deal from Manchester United. Martial has only started two Premier League games for United this season and the 26-year-old forward has made just one appearance this year, after coming off the bench against West…
35 mins ago
The mother of former speaker of Kano state House of Assembly Hajiya Zainab Danja who was kidnapped at gunpoint has regained her freedom. Hajiya Danja, who was abducted at her family house at Gezawa town, Gezawa local government area of Kano on 12th of January 2022, was released early Tuesday after payment of N40 million…
1 hour ago
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has denied media reports saying that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has zoned its national offices ahead of the February 26 convention. Buni, also the chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC, said on Wednesday that the party did not zone any national office. The…
1 hour ago
A prominent Ugandan author accused of insulting the country's ruling family was freed on Wednesday after being detained despite a court order for his release, his lawyer said. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, whose case has triggered international concern, was "dumped" by the military at his country home in eastern Uganda after being held at a military police…
1 hour ago
The Police Command in Anambra has declared 21 persons wanted over their alleged involvement in the killing of two indigenes of Ogwuaniocha in Ogbaru Local Government Area. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Awka, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, also accused the persons of complicity in the disappearance of Igwe…