Reps decline to observe minute-silence for Saro-Wiwa, say his execution was lawful

Reps decline to observe minute-silence for Saro-Wiwa, say his execution was lawful

The House of Representatives on Tuesday kicked against a proposal by Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers) to observe a minute’s silence in honour of the late environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, 22 years after he passed on. Saro-Wiwa was executed alongside eight others on November 10, 1995 after being found guilty of murder. The lawmakers said it wo...
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Reps stand down request to observe one minute silence for late Ken Saro Wiwa

Reps stand down request to observe one minute silence for late Ken Saro Wiwa

ABUJA-An articulated move to arouse a special recognition for late environmental activist, Ken Saro Wiwa,  22 years after his death, was roundly stepped down by members of the House of Representatives who saw it as a controversial path to tread in Nigeria's n...
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Amnesty: Shell withholding evidence crucial to Ogoni Nine case

Amnesty: Shell withholding evidence crucial to Ogoni Nine case

Amnesty International says oil giant Shell has refused to hand over 100,000 documents on the arrest, detention, and execution of nine men by the military regime of late Sani Abacha. KenThe post Amnesty: Shell withholding evidence crucial to Ogoni Nine case ap...
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Shell complicit in execution of Saro-Wiwa, says Amnesty

Shell complicit in execution of Saro-Wiwa, says Amnesty

Amnesty International says Shell, oil giant, is complicit in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, human rights activist, and eight other men by the Abacha military governmentThe post Shell complicit in execution of Saro-Wiwa, says Amn...
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