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Nigeria: Further information on Fear of ill-treatment/possible prisoners of conscience/possible use of excessive force

, Index number: AFR 44/029/1998

Dr Usman Bugaji, Chief Bola Ige, Alhaji Lam Adesina, Chief Niyi Owolade, Ola Oni, Chief Ayo Opadokun, Olusegun Maiyegun, Femi Adeoti, Olisa Agbakoba and five employees of the Civil Liberties Organisation have been detained in a wave of arrestes of pro-democracy and human rights activists in Nigeria. Olisa Agbakoba has gone on hunger strike in protest at his prison condtions and being denied access to his lawyer and family.

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