No security in Ogoni land, no 2019 election, say Saro-Wiwa’s associates
The Ken Saro-Wiwa Associates have threatened that the Ogoni people will not participate in the 2019 elections, if there is no adequate security in the area. The National Coordinator of the group, Chief Gani Tobpa, lamented that the last elections in Ogoni land witnessed high level of insecurity, querying that if everyone dies, who will vote in…
Ogoni peace summit will bring unity, investment, say Saro-Wiwa associates
The National Co-ordinator of the group, Gabi Topba, who stated this at the weekend during the formal presentation of a 12-point communique drafted by the Ogoni Peoples Assembly, said the Ogoni people re-affirmed their desire to remain part of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Living through crazy times
Reading a bit of Nigerian history recently, something struck me - much of what the country has lived through in the recent past looks a lot worse in retrospect.
Military not enemy of Ogoni, Saro-Wiwa associates insist
The Ken Saro-Wiwa ASSOCIATES (KSA) has said the Nigerian army and other security agencies were not the enemies to the Ogoni people, insisting that their real enemies were those who have politicised the Ogoni struggle.
Nigeria’s government is wicked, says Ken Saro-Wiwa’s brother, associates
Brother to the late Ken Saro-Wiwa, Elder Harry Saro- Wiwa, has described the Nigerian government as very wicked. The brother to the late Ogoni hero lamented the corruption and insincerity in the leadership of the country. He said it was corruption and wickedness that has made the government to continue to handle the Ogoni issue with levity.…
Don urges politicians to emulate Ken Saro-Wiwa’s selfless lifestyle
A renowned writer and dramatist, Prof. Bode Sowande, has urged politicians to emulate the selfless lifestyle of the late environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa.
Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa 22 years after
It is exactly 22 years now since the renowned playwright, environmentalist, and leader of Ogoni people, Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa, was arrested in Ogoni in May 1994...
Reps reject one-minute honour for Ken Saro-Wiwa
Members of the House of Representatives yesterday kicked against a proposal by a member, Kingsley Chinda (PDP, Rivers), to observe a minute silence for late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, 22 years after he passed on.
CORA opens entries for 2017 Ken Saro-Wiwa prize for book review
The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), promoters of the yearly Lagos Book & Art Festival (LABAF), has opened submission for entries in the yearly Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize For Book Review 2017.