Posts Tagged ‘Ken Saro-Wiwa’

Court Rules Against Shell Over Killing Of Ogoni Leaders 

The District Court of the Hague has issued an interim ruling in favour of wives of Ogoni leaders killed in 1995 during the military era of Sani Abacha. The case, which was instituted by four wives of the slain leaders — Esther Kiobel, Victoria Bera, Blessing Eawo and Charity Levula — accused Shell of being […]

FLASHBACK| Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Final Statement to Military Tribunal

Date: Mon, 13 Nov 95 23:01:00 PSTM My lord, We all stand before history. I am a man of peace, of ideas. Appalled by the denigrating poverty of my people who live on a richly endowed land, distressed by their political marginalization and economic strangulation, angered by the devastation of their land, their ultimate heritage, […]

Buhari Appoints Ken-Saro Wiwa’s Killer Panel Member, Col. Ali as Customs Boss

By Yemi Adebowale Col. Hamid Ali (rtd), who was handpicked by the Abacha regime as a member of the kangaroo tribunal that sentenced renowned environmentalist and minority rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa to death by hanging, was on Thursday named by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). A statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi […]