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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 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...


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...


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