• EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO Human Rights Activist, Social Media Expert, Writer

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*HURIWA WARNS OF GROWING INTOLERANCE OF FREE MEDIA IN IMO,KADUNA: *CAUTIONS ROCHAS ON OVER TAXATION:

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Sep,2017

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A Pro-democracy and non-governmental organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has expressed alarm at the growing suppression of media rights in Kaduna and Imo states. Besides, the Rights group has cautioned the Imo state governor Mr. Rochas Okorocha to…

Peace: Delegation of Northern Governors visit South East, South South

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Sep,2017

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A delegation from the Northern Governors Forum will today and tomorrow pay a visit to the South East and South South geo-political zones of the country in efforts to douse tension and promote peace and dialogue among all sections of…

COCKTAILS OF GOVERNMENTAL RASCALITIES ON IPOB BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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The hallmark of a constitutional democracy is the obedience by government officials of the supremacy of the law. In a constitutional democracy such as what we claim to be practicing in Nigeria, the constitutional powers holistically are not domiciled in…

HOW TORTURE DIMINISHES NIGERIA ARMY BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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Years back in the 80’s, growing up in a multi-ethnic, multi- religious community of Kafanchan in Kaduna state, North West of Nigeria was indeed great fun. Kaduna state’s co-education system of those days was structured in such a way that…

PYTHON DANCE, ARMY AND SUSPICIONS: BY Emmanuel Onwubiko

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Sep,2017

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The controversies trailing the deployment of armed soldiers to the hitherto peaceful South East of Nigeria has brought to the fore several fundamental issues that ought to be sufficiently addressed regarding the foundation of the military institution in Nigeria. The…

This Caribbean Island Was Evacuated After Irma. Now, the Pets Left Behind Are Going Feral

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Sep,2017

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A fleet of hurricane-battered pickup trucks drives through a desolate, waterlogged street of the Caribbean island of Barbuda. Startled by the noise, dogs emerge from a roofless bungalow and begin to snarl as Zifforah ‘Ziffy’ Tyrell, 29, jumps out of…

ALC accuses Denver Animal Shelter of performing ‘experimental’ surgeries on seized French bulldogs

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Sep,2017

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KUSA – Dozens of French bulldogs were rescued from a hoarding situation in July, but now the shelter caring for them could be facing a lawsuit from the Animal Law Center. The ALC is currently representing people who say they…

Environmentalist groups sue to block Trump’s border wall proposal

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Sep,2017

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Three advocacy groups sued the federal government Thursday to block construction of a border wall with Mexico, alleging that the Trump administration overstepped its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws. The Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife and Animal…

HURIWA condemns Army’s use of torture on IPOB: * Demands independent judicial inquisition

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Sep,2017

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A Pro-democracy and non-governmental organization- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned in absolute terms the reported widespread use of physical torture on the members of the indigenous people of Biafra ( IPOB) by the army in the…

DON’T DESTROY SOUTH EAST:-HURIWA TELLS BUHARI *ASK ARMY TO PRACTICE IN SAMBISA FOREST

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Sep,2017

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A pro-democracy and non-governmental body- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded an end to the military occupation of South East of Nigeria. Arguing that the Federal Government of Nigeria under president Muhammadu Buhari must be restrained from…

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