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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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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...


Day of the locusts

Almost ten years ago Ogoni activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others were executed by General Sani Abacha's military regime (AC Vol 36 No 23) partly to crush growing political opposition and partly out of spite...


Guns, gangs and oil

Mosop was founded by Ken Saro-Wiwa who was executed with eight others on the orders of the late General Sani Abacha in 1995...


The limits of power

Just over a year later that human rights imperative met a major challenge when General Sani Abacha's regime in Nigeria executed the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa...


Gasmen

After Abacha executed Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1996 Van den Berg strongly defended Shell's leading role in the LNG project against calls for sanctions on Nigeria...


Babagate or floodgate

Jammeh had been one of Abacha's staunchest supporters (he was the only Commonwealth leader to support Abacha's right to hang writer and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa)...


African energy

Anglo-Dutch Shell fought a propaganda campaign to defend its cooperation in Nigeria with the late General Sani Abacha's military regime and lost the fight when Abacha executed the campaigning writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others...


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