Sunday, 24th September 2023


9 May
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, flayed the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over growing kidnappings and killings in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja, especially in the last one-year.
9 May
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, flayed the House of Representatives for passing for second reading, a bill seeking to criminalise protests in Nigeria and jail every protester for five years.
7 May
The widely reported endorsement by the President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the immediate past minister for Niger Delta Affairs and a Senator-elect from Akwa Ibom State Mr Godswill Akpabio as his preferred candidate for the office of the Senate President of the soon to be inaugurated 10th Session of the National Assembly has been described by HURIWA as an endorsement of corruption and the end of the anti-graft crusade.
6 May
The Nigeria Police Force has freed the arrested Adamawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner.The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has, however, kicked against the quick release of the suspended REC.
5 May
*Carpets Keyamo for selective judicial position despite SAN title Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), on Friday, backed the Archbishop emeritus of the Catholic Dioceses of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan stating that no politician whose electoral victory is being challenged by opposition parties and co-contestants should be sworn in till the Elections Petitions Tribunal…
5 May
HUMAN Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA), on Thursday, urged the incoming administration of the President-Elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to conduct a forensic audit of the controversial N23.72 trillion Federal Government’s unappropriated expenditure funded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through its ways and means (W&M) window.
3 May
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, set an agenda for the newly elected President General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu.
2 May
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark International Workers Day, a human rights group- Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA), has commended the Ministry of Interior for protecting the rights and dignity of Nigerian workers at Seplat Energy PLC.
2 May
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, said the fresh allegation of N47 million theft against a whistleblower, Nnamdi Emeh, in an alleged organ harvesting case, involving operatives of the Anambra State Police Command is a ploy to cover up corrupt and unethical police officers.
28 Apr
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), on Thursday, criticised the Supreme Court over adjournment of the hearing of the case involving the acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
27 Apr
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the creation of the State University of Medical and Applied Sciences (SUMAS) Igbo-Eno in Enugu State to train medical professionals.
26 Apr
A prominent Non-Governmental Organization in Nigeria, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has tasked cabinet ministers, Directors-General of federal agencies and parastatals, to initiate immediate invitation to the anti-corruption agency of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to forensically examine their finances as they are winding up the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
7 hours ago
It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
8 hours ago
Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.