Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 2nd, 2012
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By Sokari Ekine, Red Pepper The Niger Delta has been at the centre of Nigeria’s post‑independence military project from the first coup in 1966 through to the present. To the outside world it remained a forgotten outpost, however, until the 1990s and the rise of the Movement for the Survival of the Og...
By benim
In Analysis
Jul 1st, 2011
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  The Nigerian government has imposed a curfew on the national capital city, Abuja, following recent attacks by Islamist militants. Nightclubs, beer parlours, and cinemas must close by 10pm local time (2100 GMT) and public parks that admit children should close by 6pm. Abuja city’s administratio...
By benim
In News
Nov 12th, 2010
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An attempt to immortalise late Ken Saro-Wiwa, an Ogoni environmental activist who was hanged in 1995 by the military regime of Sani Abacha, was on Thursday blocked at the senate. The proposal came through a motion sponsored by Lee Maeba (PDP River state) which sought the senate’s consent to name a pr...