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Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (Ken)

Date of Birth: 10 October 1941
Place of Birth: Bori, Nigeria
Died: 10 November 1995


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Trust still dormant

The fund was set up by Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior son of the late Ogoni author and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa...


The Delta catches fire again

Bodo was also the base for Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa who was hanged along with eight other members of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People by General Sani Abacha's military regime in 1995 (AC Vol 36 No 25)...


The Bodo spill hits companies and politicians

When policemen shot a farmer in a dispute over replacing a section of pipe in Bodo in 1993 they sparked an international civil rights campaign led by Ken Saro-Wiwa's Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People...


Law suits unravel

Yet the 2009 US$15 million settlement with the family of executed Ogoni leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and other victims of General Sani Abacha’s regime could never have been reached if this ruling had been in place (AC Vol 54 No 5)...


Trust question

settlement that Shell made with the relatives of the late Ogoni leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and others...

Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior announced that $5 mn...


Shell and the Delta litigations

Nor are Shell’s directors likely to wish to revisit one of their worst public relations disasters of the last 20 years: the public associates the company with the Nigerian military’s execution in 1995 of Ken Saro-Wiwa (AC Vol 46 No 23 Ten years after & Abacha's verdict) and eight other Ogoni activists...


Who cleans up in the Delta?

Shell is still under fire for what happened in Ogoni in 1995 when writer and local activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed along with eight others by the then dictatorship of General Sani Abacha...

Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior son of the late activist is now an advisor to President Jonathan...


A trap for the juggernaut

The holding of this election is the first step towards reintegrating the people of the oil-rich Delta into mainstream politics since the murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1995 and the start of militant insurgency there...


A fight for the President’s base

Ogoni people exploited this in the 1990s when tired of the pollution and chronic underdevelopment associated with the oil industry they formed Mosop led by the writer Ken Saro-Wiwa...


Africa dons its Commonwealth cap

It was in Anyaoku's own country that the Declaration was first seriously tested in 1997 when General Sani Abacha's regime executed Niger Delta activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others...


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