Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Ken Saro Wiwa remembrance: “We want environmental degradation issue addressed” – Ogoni’s

A picture of an oil spillage

In remembrance of the hanging of Ken saro wiwa and eight others in 1995, the people of Ogoni have called on the government of Nigeria to address the issue of Environmental degradation, political marginalization which they died for.

This was made known to journalists as they commemorates the international Day of indigenous peoples heroes 2022 in Bori Rivers state.

The killing of ken saro wiwa and eight others during the then military regime under the administration of Sani abacha still in the Memory of the people of Ogoni enthnic nationality.

Twenty seven years down the line The struggle these ogoni nine died for which is environmental degradation, political marginalisation, economic strangulation is yet to be attended to

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The international Day of indigenous peoples heroes 2022 is a day set aside to remember the fallen heroes.

The people want the death of Ken saro wiwa and eight others not to go in vein, requesting for the realease of Ken saro wiwa bus that was confiscated in 2015.

The people embarked on a symbolic planting of mangrove trees to aid in the recovery of the polluted environment of Ogoni.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

From Our Newsroom


In a significant development, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla conducted an inspection of the proposed site in Eleme, Rivers...


Rivers Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, reaffirmed his identity as a true Ijaw son, emphasizing the integral role of the Opobo people in the history of...


Desmond Akawor, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, has tendered his resignation, as revealed in a letter dated November...


Against the backdrop of the ongoing crisis within the Rivers State House of Assembly, the Rivers State Government has implemented significant personnel changes, redeploying...