Concerned Nigerians, especially those who participated in the struggle that ended military rule in the country in 1999, have called for the rejuvenation of the parent body
Since the Military staged its violent insurrection and toppled the Alhaji Tafawa Balewa led Federal Government on January 15 1966, the politicians in military uniform
The progressive wing of Nigerian politics has lost one of its strong pillars and former member, National Assembly that represented Ogun East (1999-2003) under the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye.
The umbrella body of pro-democracy groups in Nigeria, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has formally written a ‘Save our Souls’ letter to the United Nations (UN), asking the international body to prevent...
June 12, a political matter, which highlighted, in the main, the injustices embedded in the Nigerian state was marked last week by progressive forces across the country.
Chairman, Nigeria Auto-mobile Technicians (NATA), Mr. Jacob Fayehun, has expressed dismay over the alleged take-over of mechanic villages by the state government, saying it had resulted in untimely death of some of its members.
As the nation marks Democracy Day today, the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has disclosed its plan to approach the international community to “assist the entrapped ethnic nationalities
The Action Group was the first to propose and establish the institution of “SHADOW CABINET”. This is the practice in parliamentary system whereby the opposition party has permanent people to oversee different...
As the remains of social critic and human rights activist Yinka Odumakin is lowered onto Mother Earth tomorrow, the depleting human rights community would feel the absence of one of the fiercest critics...
With the demise of Yinka Odumakin, Nigeria lost one of her most courageous and patriotic citizens, and the Yoruba nation lost an illustrious son.
It is interesting that after many years of working with radical old men (and indeed some few women) who never believe in giving up on their ideas, Yinka Odumakin...
He was “…a committed fighter for democracy, dedicated civil society activist, courageous and outspoken defender of whatever ideals and principles he believed in and a patriotic citizen in every sense of the word.”