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HURIWA: Blame Nasir El-Rufai for Kaduna’s persistent crises

HURIWA affirmed that section 308(1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), which is a legal immunity from prosecution of holders of certain executive offices does not forbid the placement of a governor on security watch if such a person constitutes grave danger to public peace.
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HURIWA seeks probe of National Assembly 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 carpets civil defence over death of seven passengers

A Non-Governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for causing the death of seven passengers following an ill-fated chase of a bus driver in Enugu.

HURIWA: President Buhari should prosecute agriculture and information ministers for lies

A group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, and the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, for lying to the public.

2019: HURIWA calls for arrest of Miyetti Allah’s leader over threat

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called for the arrest of the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio-cultural Association for threatening to wage war, should President Muhammadu Buhari fail in the 2019 election.

HURIWA wants IGP Ibrahim Idris sacked over herdsmen-farmers crisis

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called for the dismissal of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, over his poor handling of the herdsmen-farmers crisis in some states.

ECOWAS urges Nigeria, ECOWAS to ensure political stability in Sierra-Leone

A rights group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has tasked Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to ensure political stability and peaceful transition in Sierra-Leone.

Biafra: Nigerian military must reverse declaration on IPOB – HURIWA

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has advised the Nigerian military to review the labelling of IPOB as a terrorist organisation.

HURIWA urges Buhari to end military harassment in South-East

A pro-democracy and Non-governmental body, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately halt the incessant physical intimidation and harassment of residents of South East of Nigeria by the armed security forces.

HARIWA calls for sack of Anambra CP over church shooting

A pro-democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has condemned the early Morning massacre of scores of worshippers at the Saint Philips Catholic church, Ozubulu, in Anambra state by armed freelance attackers.

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The Department of Petroleum Resources has appealed to members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria in Cross River not to take advantage of the festive period to hike pump prices.
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Former Egypt forward handed jail sentence for tax evasion

Former Egypt forward Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most famous sportsmen, has been sentenced to a year in jail on charges of tax evasion, local media reported on Tuesday.

Nasarawa JUSUN begins indefinite strike

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has commenced an indefinite strike following the failure of the state’s Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Suleiman Dikko, to meet their demands on welfare issues.

Drama in court as woman makes u-turn on divorce, begs for mercy

A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
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AFCON: South Africa fans shun Super Eagles match

South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have become increasingly worried with the response of fans towards this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.