Abuja, May 17, 2024 – The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called for all anti-corruption bodies in Nigeria to adhere strictly to the rule of law, urging them to avoid media trials and politically motivated persecution of suspects. This call was made during a peaceful protest organized […]

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has expressed concerns regarding biased reporting surrounding the ongoing court case involving Alliance Hospital and its Medical Director, Dr. Christopher Otabor. According to HURIWA, certain media outlets, termed “5th Columnists,” have skewed the allegations of illegal organ harvesting, potentially maligning the hospital […]

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged for a comprehensive investigation into the recent visit of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, to Nigeria. The association expressed concerns regarding the funding of the visit, questioning whether it was accounted for in any existing […]

In response to the recent report showcasing the remarkable achievements of the Federal Ministry of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy (FMACCE), Showlate Entertainment Limited has extended its commendation to Minister Hannatu Musa Musawa and the Ministry for their exceptional strides in reshaping Nigeria’s creative landscape. Emmanuel Solate, CEO of Showlate […]

In response to the orchestrated smear campaign by the APC Akida Forum against Minister of State for Defence, Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has strongly condemned the perpetrators and called for an immediate halt to the dissemination of baseless allegations tarnishing the minister’s […]

Rt. Hon. Emeka Martins Chinedu (MHR), Member, representing Ahiazu Mbaise/Ezinhitte Federal Constituency, and Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on FCT, has extended heartfelt congratulations to Bishop Simeon Nwobi on his appointment as substantive Bishop of Ahiara Diocese. In a statement, Rt. Hon. Emeka Martins Chinedu praised Bishop Nwobi’s dedication […]

Spring of Hope for Girlchild Development Initiative (SHOGDI) has lauded Lawyers Alert Nigeria for unveiling the “first” TB human rights violations report in Nigeria. According to a statement by SHOGDI, this pioneering report, which aligns with the Human Rights and Gender Action Plan for Tuberculosis Care and Prevention in Nigeria […]

In a significant development for peace and security in the Niger Delta region, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in collaboration with the Bayelsa State Government and Denmark, has launched a new initiative aimed at strengthening the Niger Delta Peace Architecture. The project, unveiled in Yenagoa, Bayelsa […]

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to cease disseminating unverified claims to prevent Nigeria from facing international criticism. HURIWA’s admonition follows a recent incident involving Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, […]

Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has written a letter of apology to a staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited Ms. Asabe Waziri through her private/personal counsel/Legal consultant Deji Adeyanju’s law firm, over some perceived insinuations in the FOI request bothering on […]

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