Jan 2nd, 2012
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...
Nov 12th, 2010
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...