NIGERIA PEOPLES PARLIAMENT CONDEMNS HARASSMENT OF SPEAKER OKEY NDIBE

WE MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIA PEOPLES PARLIAMENT IN DIASPORA, NPPID, based in USA, condemn the arrest and detention of our Speaker and newspaper columnist, Dr. Okey Ndibe at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos on Saturday evening. Media reports say Ndibe, who is also a US-based professor of English at the Brown University, Rhode Island […]

Press Statement: Stop The Harassment Of Prof. Okey Ndibe-NDLF And NPPID

New York, NY, Jan 9th 2011; The Nigeria Democratic Liberty Forum (NDLF) condemns unequivocally the arrest, detention, harassment and the breach of the fundamental human right of Prof Okey Ndibe; a patriotic Nigerian, social crusader, journalist and activist by the Nigerian government. Prof. Okey Ndibe the Speaker of the Nigerian Peoples Parliament in Diaspora (NPPID) […]

The Arrest And Proposed Interrogation Of Prof Okey Ndibe By The SSS In Nigeria

The philistines are at it again! The season of arrest and intimidation of progressive voices in Nigeria has started! On Saturday, 8th of January, 2011, shortly before 10:00 P.M. Nigerian time, men of the State Security Service arrested Prof Okey Ndibe, a United States based Nigeria intellectual, teacher, writer, activist and political commentator who at […]

Saraki’s daughter emerges governorship candidate

The daughter of the strongman of Kwara politics, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, on Saturday emerged the governorship candidate of her father‘s political party, the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria. Gbemisola is a sister to the incumbent governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, who is expected to finish his second term in May this year. It is believed that […]

Roll call: PDP Senatorial tickets, losers and winners

Winners David Mark Danjuma Goje Olusegun Agagu Olagunsoye Oyinlola Bode Olajumoke Gbenga Ogunniya Umaru Dahiru Ahmed Maccido Andy Uba Helen Esuene Gyang Danyong Ahmed Makarfi Ayo Arise Sola Akinyede Daisy Danjuma Yissa Braimoh Odion Ugbesia Uche Chukwumerije Nkechi Nworgu Enyinnaya Abaribe Heineken Lopobiri Emmanuel Paulker Chidi Offodile Danladi Sankara Dauda Gowon Phillip Adidua Isah Galaudu […]

Ekaette, 8 senators crash out

No fewer than nine Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators seeking re-election have crashed out of the race as they lost the tickets of the ruling party to contest the April polls. Among the notable losers are Senator Lee Maeba who proposed Senator David Mark as president of the Senate in June 2007;Senator Abubakar Sodangi, Nasarawa […]

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