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Meet The Late Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son Who Worked As A Special Adviser Under 3 Nigerian Presidents

It is interesting to state that one of the most celebrated Nigerian environmental activists, late Ken Saro-Wiwa had a son who became a special adviser to 3 Nigerian Presidents while he was alive. Like his father, he was equally committed to the cause of the Ogoni people.

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Meet The Late Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son Who Worked As A Special Adviser Under 3 Nigerian Presidents

POLITICS

2 Ex-convicts Former President Goodluck Jonathan Granted State Pardon While in Office

Possible consideration of State Pardon for 9 Ogoni activists including the Nigerian foremost playwright, Ken Saro-Wiwa by President Buhari brings back memories of how former President Goodluck Jonathan pardoned some ex-convicts while in office. Photo of Goodluck Jonathan and 2 ex-convicts Credits || Canva It is important to note that state pardon or clemency is hinged on the same concepts, though the intention for which it is granted might be different.

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2 Ex-convicts Former President Goodluck Jonathan Granted State Pardon While in Office

POLITICS

President Buhari's Achievement In The South-South Region That You May Hardly Hear About

Following the years of exploration of mineral resources from the Ogoni Kingdom, the land that cover the area has been polluted with oil spillage. Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari, culled from the Nation The contamination has, grossly, affected that residents of the area to the extent that life could be considered miserable to them.

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President Buhari's Achievement In The South-South Region That You May Hardly Hear About

POLITICS

Did Ogoni People Do The Right Thing To Ask President Buhari To Exonerate Ken Saro Wiwa?

(Photo Credit: Daily Post) President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday disclosed that he was considering granting a state pardon, to late Activist late Ken Saro-Wiwa and others executed during the Ogoni crisis of the 1990s. The activists, who were executed during the Military Regime of late General Sani Abacha are known as the Ogoni 9.

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Did Ogoni People Do The Right Thing To Ask President Buhari To Exonerate Ken Saro Wiwa?

POLITICS

One Notable Thing Ogoni People Did For Buhari In The Past That Has Favoured Them

Truly, the people of Ogoni community has been favoured by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration. This is evident on how the president has laid a foundation of reconciliation with the people of the community and how he has drawn closer attention to the needs of the community. One Notable Thing They Did In The Past

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One Notable Thing Ogoni People Did For Buhari In The Past That Has Favoured Them

POLITICS

Here's What It Means If Pres. Buhari Should Exonerate Late Ken Saro-Wiwa Like Ogoni People Demanded

According to reports from several sources, President Buhari is considering a state pardon for late author and playwright, Ken Saro-Wiwa. Ken Saro-Wiwa This was revealed on 22nd October, while President Buhari was speaking with some Ogoni leaders at the State House in Abuja. A photo of President Buhari

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Here's What It Means If Pres. Buhari Should Exonerate Late Ken Saro-Wiwa Like Ogoni People Demanded

POLITICS

The Effect of The State Pardon When Granted by The President on The Ogoni Nine

Pardon is one of the powers that the government can exercise over its citizens. According to the Black's Law Dictionary, pardon is defined as the act or an instance of officially nullifying punishment or other legal consequences of a crime. A pardon in Nigeria can either be granted by the federal government or the state government.

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The Effect of The State Pardon When Granted by The President on The Ogoni Nine

POLITICS

Why Ken Saro-Wiwa Foundation Rejected Buhari's Proposed State Pardon For Late Activist, 8 others

Hours after President Muhammadu Buhari had made an open declaration to pardon the Nigerian foremost environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and 8 others that were executed by the late Military Dictator, Sani Abacha, a group has kicked against the idea outrightly. President Buhari Image Credits || Punch

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Why Ken Saro-Wiwa Foundation Rejected Buhari's Proposed State Pardon For Late Activist, 8 others

POLITICS

What You Should Know About The Proposed Posthumous Pardon Of Ken Saro-Wiwa By President Buhari.

President Buhari met with Ogoni leaders and hinted on a post-humous pardon for Kenule Beeson "Ken" Saro-Wiwa, who was a Nigerian writer, television producer and an environmental activist. Upon his death, Saro-Wiwa was a member of a small Ogoni group, who spoke against the environmental hazard and damage crude oil extraction was causing in the Niger Delta region.

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What You Should Know About The Proposed Posthumous Pardon Of Ken Saro-Wiwa By President Buhari.

CULTURE

Check Out 5 Facts About Ken Saro-Wiwa

A few days to mark the 26 years of his demise, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared his intention to grant a post-humous state pardon to the late playwright and environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and eight other Ogoni leaders. Image Credits || The Guardian He was an award-winning human rights activist who met his untimely death in 1995 while fighting against the environmental degradation and the survival of his people under the administration of the Military head of state, Sani Abacha.

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Check Out 5 Facts About Ken Saro-Wiwa

CULTURE

The Ogoni Nine: How Ken Saro-Wiwa Was Killed

Ken Saro-Wiwa was from Ogoni in Rivers State, South South Nigeria. He was a playwright and environmental activist. He led a campaign against the Royal Dutch Shell Company and the Federal Government for the degradation, oppression, and the retardation of Ogoni land due to the oil exploration in the area.

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The Ogoni Nine: How Ken Saro-Wiwa Was Killed

POLITICS

Buhari about to pardon Saro-Wiwa: A welcome development for Ogoni land.

Ken Saro-Wiwa, a writer and an activist, and eight of his kinsmen, known as the Ogoni 9, were charged with the murder of about 4 Ogoni chiefs and hanged in 1995, by the military regime of Gen. Sani Abacha. He was reportedly fighting for Ogoni land and his activism was said to have led to the deaths, for which him and 8 others were executed.

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Buhari about to pardon Saro-Wiwa: A welcome development for Ogoni land.

POLITICS

OPINION: What President Buhari's State Pardon May Do To Ken Saro-Wiwa and 8 Others.

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari revealed his intention to grant a post-humous state pardon to the late playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni leaders who were executed 26 years ago during the military administration of the late Sani Abacha. Photo: Ken Saro-Wiwa Image Credits || Punch Buhari dropped the hint when he was granted an audience to some Ogoni leaders at the State House in Abuja on Friday, describing the events that led to the execution of the “Ogoni sons” as unfortunate.

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OPINION: What President Buhari's State Pardon May Do To Ken Saro-Wiwa and 8 Others.

POLITICS

Buhari Considers Granting Posthumous State Pardon To Ogoni Activist Ken Saro Wiwa, Others

President Buhari is considering to grant a state pardon to Ken Saro Wiwa and other environmental activists that were executed by General Sani Abacha's regime on November 10, 1995 during the Ogoni land crisis, one that sparked a massive international outcry that lingers to this day. Buhari gave the hint when he received some people of Ogoniland at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on Friday, October 22.

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Buhari Considers Granting Posthumous State Pardon To Ogoni Activist Ken Saro Wiwa, Others

POLITICS

President Muhammadu Buhari Receives Paramount rulers From Ogoni, Rivers State

President Muhammadu Buhari, received delegates from Ogoni, on Friday 22nd October, 2021 consisting of the President of the Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, His Majesty King Godwin N.K. Gini was. at Aso Rock to discuss issues pertaining to the growth, peace and development of the region.

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President Muhammadu Buhari Receives Paramount rulers From Ogoni, Rivers State

POLITICS

President Buhari Hints On State Pardon For Late Saro Wiwa And 8 Others.

Photo credit : Opera News (Ken Saro Wiwa) President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted on the consideration of a state pardon for the nine Ogoni sons that were executed by the military administration of late General Sani Abacha in 1995. The President disclosed this in a meeting with some leaders from the Ogoni community at the state house in Abuja on friday.

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President Buhari Hints On State Pardon For Late Saro Wiwa And 8 Others.

POLITICS

President Buhari Reveals His Plan For Ogoni People After Meeting With Their Leaders On Friday.

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed his good plans for the people of Ogoni. He revealed this on his Facebook page after meeting with the leaders of Ogoni people. The president of Nigeria has revealed how satisfied he was after meeting with the people of Ogoni. After his meeting with Ogoni leaders on Friday 22th October 2021, the president tweeted on his Facebook page saying;

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President Buhari Reveals His Plan For Ogoni People After Meeting With Their Leaders On Friday.

POLITICS

Buhari May Pardon Ogoni Activists That Were Executed During Abacha's Regime

From all indications, President Buhari May finally pardoned author and playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa and the rest of the Ogoni 9 who were executed in 1995 during Abacha's military regime. According to a report on Punch, President Buhari made this gesture yesterday when some Ogoni leaders visited him at the State House in Abuja, in regards to the matter.

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Buhari May Pardon Ogoni Activists That Were Executed During Abacha's Regime

JUSTICE

Ken Saro-Wiwa foundation rejects proposed pardon for late activist.

The Board of Directors of Ken Saro-Wiwa Foundation (KSWF) has rejected the proposal by President Muhammadu Buhari to grant pardon to Saro-Wiwa,the late activist and other eight Ogoni activists executed by the late Military Dictator, Sani Abacha, in 1995. A statement signed for the board of directors by Dr. Owen Wiwa, asked the President to grant the earlier request for the exoneration of Saro-Wiwa and eight others made by the family of the late activist.

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Ken Saro-Wiwa foundation rejects proposed pardon for late activist.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Educate indigenes-Buhari tells Ogoni leaders, Borno to shut down all IDP camps Dec

Educate indigenes-Buhari tells Ogoni leaders Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has urged the leaders of Ogoni land to sensitise indigenes on the value of protecting national assets like pipelines and other oil installations. Buhari, who received the Ogoni leaders at the State House in Abuja on Friday, stated that wilful damages to such assets usually create more havoc on their environment and hamper development in the area.

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Today's Headlines: Educate indigenes-Buhari tells Ogoni leaders, Borno to shut down all IDP camps Dec