Ken Saro-Wiwa: A New Light on a Darkling Plain

Before the hangman tightened the noose on November 10, 1995, the name Ken Saro-Wiwa was an exemplar of activism. A writer, television producer and environmentalist, the former ANA president and that of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) led a nonviolent campaign against environmental degradation of the land and waters of Ogoniland by multinational petroleum industries, especially the Royal Dutch Shell company.


Why I am writing a book on Abacha, Ken saro Wiwa – Tunde Odina

His 25 years of service in Nigeria Army as a combatant soldier was not only eventful, it also brought out the best in Tunde Odina, an Ijebu-jesha-born retired Major. The period saw him growing from anonymous young lieutenant on enlistment in 1985 to an officer assigned by superior authorities to effect the eventual arrest of the late environmentalist Ken Saro Wiwa 10 years after.


Why Ogonis Are Not Happy With The APC

Latest reports indicate that the people of Ogoni ethnic nationality which consist of Eleme, Gokana, Khana and Tai LGAs of Rivers State are not happy with the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the incumbent Governor of the state, Chibuike Amaechi.


Ogoniland and Unfulfilled Promises

For the umpteenth time, the federal government has fixed a date for commencement of the restoration of Ogoniland in line with the report of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). But concerns have been expressed about the feasibility of the plan, in view of failed promises in the past by government and other stakeholders. Ejiofor Alike writes


Telling The Ogoni Story in Poetry

The story of Ogoni people in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria as documented is no doubt that of neglect by successive governments. The book entitled Ogoni Poetry written by Sam Aihimegbe is a further attestation to the socio-economic deprivation suffered by Ogoni people of South-South Nigeria.


Electricity Supply: Blackout in Ogoniland

Ogoniland has experienced total balckout since Wednesday, November 26, 2014, same day some Ogoni youths protested against the choice of Hon. Dakuku Peterside who got the blessings of the governor of Rivers State, Hon Rotimi Amaechi to fly the party of his party in next year's governorship elections.




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