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Exoneration, not a pardon for Ken Saro-Wiwa and Ogoni 8

On October 22, 2021, a selected group of Ogoni leaders attended a parley at State House with President Muhammadu Buhari. Among other issues, the President...

Ogoni women, Saro-Wiwa’s legacy and the clean-up process

No fewer than 411,803. A landmass spanning 1,050-square-kilometres. Some, if not most of them, in huts and mud houses for homes, without light and...

Govt urged to pay polluted Ogoniland ecological debt

The Nigeria government has been asked to pay the Ogoni nation in the Niger Delta region an ecological debt for decades of pollution, neglect...

Laureates petition Buhari, urge govt to exonerate Ken Saro-Wiwa, eight other Ogoni leaders

Twenty-seven Right Livelihood Laureates sent a petition to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, demanding the exoneration of 1994 Right Livelihood...

25 years after Ogoni 9: A legacy of environmental justice struggles – ERA

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) marks the 25th anniversary of the killing of Ken Saro-Wiwa and his Ogoni eight activist...

Unforgettable injustice in Saro-Wiwa, Ogoni 8 murder – Owens 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,...

After 25 years, HOMEF demands exoneration of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Ogoni leaders

The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has called for the exoneration of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the eight Ogoni leaders (Saturday Dobee, Nordu Eawo,...

A living memorial for deadened memories

The Bus, a sculptural memorial in honour of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Saturday Dobee, Nordu Eawo, Daniel Gbooko, Paul Levera, Felix Nuate, Baribor Bera, Barinem Kiobel, and...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...