Endless instability at NDDC as commission gets sole administrator
Following sustained agitation and militancy in the Niger Delta region, which remained unabated even after the judicial murder of writer and environmental activist, Mr. Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1995 and after the inception of the current democratic dispensation five years later,.....
U.S. MOSOP celebrates Saro-Wiwa, others, seeks their exoneration
The United States (U.S.) chapter of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has celebrated Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other activists that were killed by the late General Sani Abacha
Environmental justice struggles, failed promises to Niger Delta echo at Saro-Wiwa’s memorial
Activists under the aegis of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have urged Nigerians to hold multinational companies accountable for human rights violations in the struggle for environmental justice...
10 Quick Facts On Ken Saro-Wiwa
Kenule Beeson Tsaro-Wiwa was born on this day in 1941. Kenule popularly known as Ken Saro-Wiwa was an award-winning human rights activist who met his untimely death in 1995 while fighting against the environmental degradation and the survival of the Ogoni people under the administration of Military head of state, Sani Abacha. Yet his impact…
Unforgetable injustice against Ken Saro-Wiwa
Martin Luther King, Jr., reminded us that “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Twenty-five years ago, this November, my brother, Ken Saro-Wiwa, was executed for his work to rescue our Ogoni land in Nigeria from further destruction at the hands of Royal Dutch Shell. Not a day goes…
NDDC: Shame on Niger Deltans
Of course, it is scandalous. Of course, it is embarrassing. Of course, it is painful that our common wealth continues to be stolen in a manner that gives the word brazenness a new macho meaning.
Coronavirus kills Saro-Wiwa’s son in United Kingdom
The deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has claimed the life of Menegian Saro-Wiwa, the only surviving son of the late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, in the United Kingdom.
Abacha Loot Must Be Used To Develop Ogoni Kingdom In Honour Of Ken Saro-Wiwa — Comrade Victor James
Comrade Victor James, a major political figure of the Annang ethnic group in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria where he serves as the National President of Niger Delta Youth Association (NDYA); a non-militia advocacy group has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should ensure the Sani Abacha loot is used to develop the Ogoni kingdom. He…
We have moral superiority over our oppressors — Mitee
The underpinning of the struggle then was that we looked through and saw Ogoni in a very dire state. We saw that we were almost going to get extinct.
Ogoni tilts on the brink as FG stokes fresh crisis
A fresh crisis is brewing in Ogoni over plans by the Federal Government through the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) to resume crude oil production in the Ogoni area of OML 11 by October. Not minding the chequered history of oil companies’ activities in the Ogoni area, the Federal Government and its corporate partners planned resumption of…