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23 Mar
A Dutch court on Wednesday rejected a case brought by four Nigerian widows against oil giant Shell over their husbands' execution by the military regime that ruled their country in the 1990s.
11 Nov 2021
Ogoni Youth Federation (OYF), an umbrella body of Ogoni youths, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare November 10 a public holiday in Nigeria in honour of Ken Saro-Wiwa
9 Nov 2021
In what appears as the icing on the 26th memorial thanksgiving of the late environmental activist and author, Ken Saro Wiwa, the General Overseer of Gospel Power Assembly, Dr. Friday Bekee, has called on Ogoni people to seek justice and move against oppressors of the country.
15 Aug 2021
Three weeks ago, July 24, 2021, precisely, Miriam Jean (Forbes) Isoun, wife of Prof. Turner T. Isoun, former Minister of Science and Technology, celebrated her 80th birthday
15 Dec 2020
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,.....
20 Nov 2020
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
15 Nov 2020
The Environmental Rights Action (ERA)/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN) has again charged the Federal Government to stop marginalising oil-producing communities.
12 Nov 2020
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 Nov 2020
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…
10 Nov 2020
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…
31 Jul 2020
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.
17 Apr 2020
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.

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