Tag: Activists

“Part of me is gone” – Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin confirms the demise of her husband, Yinka Odumakin

Spokesperson of pan-Yoruba sociopolitical group, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, is dead. Odumakin’s death has just been confirmed by his wife, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, who responded to a telephone call with newsmen. Amidst sobbing, she said she was on her way to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, right now, declaring[Read More…]

SERAP asks court to stop Buhari from using ‘draconian CAMA 2020 to target activists’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to “stop President Muhammadu Buhari from implementing draconian and unlawful provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 which allow the Federal Government to arbitrarily merge a new association with an already registered[Read More…]

Just In: No fewer than 20 #RevolutionNow protesters arrested in Lagos

No fewer than 20 #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested in Lagos. The protesters stormed Ojota and Maryland axis to express disgust against what they termed bad governance in Nigeria. They chanted anti-government songs before security operatives scooped on them, more details of the events in Lagos to follow.. In the[Read More…]

Nigeria Government Deports Ayuk Tabe, 46 Cameroonian Activists

A key Cameroonian separatist leader, Julius Ayuk Tabe and 46 others, some of whom were  arrested in Abuja earlier this month have  been deported by Nigerian authorities to Cameroon. Ayuk and the others were deported  on Friday to Yaounde, Ayuk’s  lawyer, Abdul Oroh, a former member of the House of[Read More…]

Opinion: Tribute To An Uncommon Fighter, Bamidele Aturu

By Denja Yaqub The first time we met was sometime in 1988 soon after his youth service under the National Youth Service Corps’ compulsory programme for young graduates, which prepares them for the challenges of our society away from the infactuations of the academic environment where dreams are generated and[Read More…]