Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster management is the single most notorious cesspool of corruption and lack of transparency and accountability in over 60 Years of the nation's Independence. This is the submission of The National Coordinator of Human Rights Writers Association...
…will go to court as well as write world body disassociating the youths from the loans The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group; Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) said the new form of economic colonialism foisted on Nigeria by China, occasioned by...
By: Isaac Ojo The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), who is also the Chairman, clinical services and training as well as Chairman, Covid-19 taskforce of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Anambra State Dr Joseph Ugboaja has warned against politicization of issues...
The Federal Road Safety Corps has noted with dismay the unruly, defiant and rebellious attack that resulted into an unprecedented degree of damage to both FRSC personnel detailed on patrol operations and the patrol vehicle by a tricycle rider in Benin, Edo State.
Matagu Foundation, an anti corruption advocacy group has called for full scale and independent probe of activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Chief Ekene Enefe, Founder of the advocacy group made the call in an interview with newsmen in Awka on...
…As Buhari appoints Bala Ciroma as Acting Chairman of EFCC The reported appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari of the federal capital Territory's logstanding Commissioner of police Bala Ciroma as acting chairman of Economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) has been described as a...
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has commended the Executive Governor of Zamfara State, His Excellency, Bello Muhammad Matawalle for his magnanimity and commitment towards the eradication of road traffic crashes in the State, as he donates 2 Ford Rangers to the...
By: PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the confession by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has further validated the position by his party's former National Chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as...
The Civil Liberties Organization,( CLO), South East Zone is apparently disturbed over  plans by the Enugu State Government to engage the services of  soldiers of the Nigerian Army in enforcing the use of face masks towards containing the spread of COVID-19 in the state. According to news reports credited...
The Harvard Kennedy School of Government has appointed Patrick O. Okigbo III as a Senior Fellow of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government (M-RCBG) for the 2020/2021 academic year. Okigbo joins seventeen (17) other distinguished professionals from business and government to address...
The civil rights advocacy body in Nigeria:-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has taken a swipe on the national Leadership of the Nigerian bar association "on its attempt to stifle creativity and muzzle freedom of speech by threatening the popular instagram comedian Lasisi Elenu not...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has queried Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello over his "manifest laidback" attitude towards COVID-19 prevention and management protocols, "resulting in spread and avoidable deaths in the state". In a statement made available to The DAILY VENDOR, Kola Ologbondiyan,National...
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to “publicly identify and name Nigerians who have so far benefited from any cash payments, cash transfers, food distribution and...
…Advise affected landlords to petition EFCC The HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has urged the Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar to investigate the serious allegation of misconduct of some officers of the Nigeroan Air Force of Nigeria accused...
Bothered by the apparent failure of the Imo State Governor Mr. Hope Uzodinma and the pliant House of Assembly to take steps to check the growing number of attacks by armed Fulani terrorists and herdsmen in parts of Imo State, the Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group-:...
Following the unfortunate road traffic crash involving 3 tankers and a trailer that were engulfed in explosion on Kara bridge of the Lagos- Ibadan expressway, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has activated immediate and thorough crash investigation and subsequent prosecution of...
…decries unchecked marauding Fulani herders in south and banditary in the north HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has raised alarm over the current lawlessness in the country as it has been inundated with petitions from all over the Country on the apparent...
Following the continuous spike and upward swing in the numbers of people afflicted with the COVID 19 ailment in Nigeria despite the existence of both the Federal Ministry of Health with two full cabinet level appointees; the Presidential task Force on Covid 19 (PTF) headed by...
…Calls on NASS to Institute Joint Ad-hoc Committee to Investigate Allegations The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the memo by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, indicting the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu,...
By: CHRSJ A Police station in Lagos State, Meiran Divisional Police Headquarters in Alimosho Local Government area of the State have been dragged before the police authority over incessant illegal arrest of Nigeria citizens, particularly, the drivers and Okada riders plying the area...
…Deplores professional misconduct of officers and deviation into land related disputes in Enugu by Police A civil society organisation-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has warned that the Nigerian police Force must be comprehensively and surgically reformed and re-oriented fundamentally to...
*Condemns arrests of protesters The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is first and foremost the father of the nation and the Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria whose primary duty as spelt out in the Constitution in section 15(2) (B)...
A human rights organization, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has forwarded a Petition Letter to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) in-charge of Zone X1 comprises of Osun and Oyo States and Osun State Commissioner of...
Following the sack of Adams Oshiomhole by an Appeal Court, Abiola Ajimobi has been appointed as the acting National Chairman of APC. The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has pronounced former Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, as the acting National...
…says Police should fight crimes and terrorism rather than 'assist' land speculators in Enugu The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has drawn the attention of the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu to the subsisting petition...
The plan by the Lagos state government to reopen churches and mosques has been suspended indefinitely. Lagos State government has announced that it will no longer go ahead with its plan to reopen churches and mosques this weekend.  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu...
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a probe into alleged security breach inside the Presidential Villa. This was made known in a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Sunday. There had been reports...
…Condemns armed Fulani Slaughter of Oguta, Imo State farmer From the foremost Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) came a very strong condemnation of the Kaduna and Kano States' governments for failing to stop the abduction of Christian...
The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to take charge of his domestic issues  in the Presidential mansion on ASOROCK Abuja to check the constant disgraceful infighting and squabbles between his Personal aides...
President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians on 12 June the Democracy Day. It was his third national broadcast since his administration designated the day as a public day. He spoke on various achievements of his administration. P.M.News hereby gives nine key highlights of the achievements and plans: