Oronto Douglas

Oronto Douglas

Oronto Douglas; Environmentalist, born in 1966 at Okoroba, Bayelsa State. He was a leading human rights attorney in Nigeria, and served as one of the lawyers on the defense team for the Ogoni…

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Oby making a speech

Oby Ezekwesili

Obiagweli Ezekweseli; an invaluable member of President Obasanjo‘s economic team raised to ensure the successful execution of the administration’s reform programmes. A leader in…

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Peter Awelewa Adebiyi

Peter Awelewa Adebiyi

Peter Awelewa Adebiyi; clergy of the Anglican Communion,  advocate of political restructuring, true federalism and good governance. Peter Adebiyi was for 14 years the Bishop of the Diocese of…

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Justice Mustapha Akanbi

Mustapha Akanbi

Mustapha Akanbi; Nigerian judge of the Federal High Court, later president of the Court of Appeal, renowned for good records and deep sense of history. Three years to the expiration of his tenure…

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Gani with raised fist

Gani Fawehinmi

Gani FAWEHINMI; Lawyer and renowned human rights activist. With his group, the National Conscience, formed in 1994, Gani Fawehinmi fought the cause of democracy following Nigeria’s June 12 1993…

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Chima UBANI

Chima Ubani; Nigerian human rights activist who was at the centre of several anti-military campaigns during the regimes of Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha, mobilizing the masses against two…

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Dr. Beko Kuti making a speech

Beko Kuti

Bekololari Ransome-Kuti; Nigerian human rights activist and medical doctor. In his lifetime, Beko earned the admiration of many for his tenacity in the struggle for the sustenance of democracy in…

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Frederick Fasheun

Frederick Fasehun; Social-political activist and founder of the Oduduwa People’s Congress OPC, the NADECO-contemporary established during General Abacha’s regime to protect Yoruba interest….

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Femi Fa;lana

Femi Falana

Femi Falana; Nigerian Lawyer, democracy and human rights advocate. From 1988 he used his membership of and activities in different organisations to fight for an egalitarian society, often with…

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Anthony Enahoro

Anthony Enahoro

Anthony Enahoro; Nigerian nationalist and politician of the first republic. Enahoro as an Action Group, AG parliamentarian in 1953 moved a motion for self-rule in the Federal house which proposed…

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