By the Campaign to stop the deportation of Luqman Onikosi
Find more about Luqman’s campaign and his experiences as a migrant fighting deportation.Read more →
On 24th March, Boniface Umale, an international student from Nigeria, was arrested by Northumbria Police and taken into custody at Durham Prison. He later died at the prison in unexplained circumstances. Shockingly the prison attempted to cremate his body without informing his family and even before informing the Nigerian High Commission of his death. This [...]
PUBLIC MEETING STOP DEPORTATIONS!
To Nigeria, Jamaica, Ghana, Afghanistan, DR Congo, Sri Lanka…
Saturday 25th February 3-5pm
Peckham Library, 2nd Floor
Shell station in Belgravia has been shut down by Climate Rush and OccupyOil activists, at midday Occupy Nigeria in London are protesting outside the Nigerian embassy for one hour.
These follow earlier protests in the year in response to the Nigerian withdrawal of its fuel subsidy.
Occupy Oil Final planning meeting Saturday the 4th of February 2012 Methodist Hall 1pm http://www.methodist-central-hall.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=160&Itemid=85
What is Occupy Oil?
Date: Monday 23 January 2012
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi
Chair: Professor Judith Rees
More details here
Amazing video by Pilot Africa - Enough is enough!
On 1 January 2012, Nigeria’s federal government removed the fuel subsidy, an unpopular move confirmed in a statement by the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA).
The effect was immediate, price tags on petrol at filling stations nationwide went up from N65 to N140 and over.
Nigerians could teach Londoners a thing or two about standing up to state brutality and intimidation.
Watch as solider tries to assault a protester and ends up having to be protected from being beaten up by the Occupy collective!
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Nigeria, a country that had a tragic end of 2011, is starting with a hopeful start towards a better future. In December last year, a convergence of trade unions, civil society organisations and Action Aid, to launch Occupy Nigeria, a campaign to resist the withdrawal of the fuel subsidy that President Goodluck Jonathan introduced at [...]Read more →
At The Multicultural Politic, we applaud all those who were involved in the campaign to save Sakine Mohammadi Ashtani, a 43 year old woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery today, as it appears that the Iranian Government has responded to the international outcry by reviewing her death sentence. Her life has been saved by all those [...]Read more →
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