Remembering the ‘Ogoni 9’

The Ogoni Nine (Saro-Wiwa in the middle) from: http://justiceinnigerianow.org/uncategorized/police-open-fire-at-ogoni-vigil-in-port-harcourt
The Ogoni Nine (Saro-Wiwa in the middle) from: http://justiceinnigerianow.org/uncategorized/police-open-fire-at-ogoni-vigil-in-port-harcourt

On this day in 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Saturday Dobee, Nordu Eawo, Daniel Gbooko, Paul Levera, Felix Nuate, Baribor Bera, Barinem Kiobel, and John Kpuine were executed on false allegations (proven) of murder. These men known as the ‘Ogoni 9‘ were hanged under the military dictatorship of General Sani Abacha. Continue reading “Remembering the ‘Ogoni 9’”