Information on the executive members of the National Democratic Coalition of Nigeria (NADECO) youth wing in Abuja, on the intervention of the military at a NADECO meeting on 20 July 1995 in a school hall in Gwagwalada and the names of any NADECO members arrested at this event and the outcome of those arrests [NGA27460.E]

For information on the NADECO youth wing, please refer to the attachment from the Executive Secretary of NADECO in London, United Kingdom.

Information on the Gwagwalada event could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


National Democratic Coalition of Nigeria (NADECO), London, United Kingdom. 29 July 1997. A letter faxed to the DIRB.

Additional Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1995

Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1996.

Amnesty International Report. 1995

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1995. 1996.

DIRB Indexed media Review [Ottawa]. 1995.

DIRB Nigeria country file. 1995.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1995.

News from Africa Watch [New York]. 1995.

West Africa [London]. 1995.

On-line search of media articles