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Nigeria

Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (Ken)

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


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National, not regional

The committee began work in September 2008 led by Ledum Mitee (a comrade of the hanged activist Ken Saro-Wiwa of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People) and another activist Nkoyo Toyo...


The storm before the storm

Then Yar’Adua decorated the new military service chiefs and inaugurated a 45-member technical committee on the Niger Delta with Ledum Mitee a lieutenant of the executed writer Ken Saro-Wiwa as its Chairman...


Wasteful wars, foreign friends

Delta leaders have neither forgotten nor forgiven Gambari's description of executed civil rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa as a 'common criminal'...


A New Year offensive

Shell officials say the company has been extremely cautious in its approach to violence surrounding its facilities for fear of being linked to violent acts by government security forces as the company was at the time of Ken Saro-Wiwa's execution in 1995...


Ten years after

The legacy of writer-campaigner Ken Saro-Wiwa a decade after his execution is secure...


Abacha's verdict

Ken Saro-Wiwa was a dangerous separatist 'who presented himself as an environmentalist and human rights activist before the international community' who was guilty of heinous crimes that demanded the ultimate sanction if stability in Nigeria's volatile oil-producing Niger Delta were to be restored...


Talking it over

This faction includes veteran politician Umaru Dikko; former Minister of Justice Abdullahi Ibrahim (under Sani Abacha); and Awwalu Yadudu Abacha's legal advisor (the latter two were in power when Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was hanged)...


Battles of Boro's ghost

The slogan 'The Niger Delta struggle is unstoppable' was flanked by giant pictures of Boro and Asari toting automatic weapons and almost hidden from view of Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa who was executed with eight others in 1995 (AC Vol 36 No 23)...


Ijaw secession

Militants Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari: Self-styled Ijaw liberation leader; trying to ditch his reputation as gangster and militia leader; he compares himself to Isaac Boro and Ken Saro-Wiwa among Delta heroes...


Oloibiri, oil capital

Almost ten years ago the confused events which ended with the execution of the playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others forced Shell out of the Ogoni-speaking corner of the Delta...


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