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The forgotten Four

BY DONU KOGBARA Last week, relatives and supporters of Ken Saro-Wiwa, the Ogoni activist and writer, secured a historic $15.5 million settlement from Shell, the international oil company they have persistently blamed for Ken’s November l995 execution. Given that Ken has, for nearly twocades, been regarded as an iconic environmental and human rights champion by
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Saro-Wiwa compensation revs up struggle

BY IKEDDY ISIGUZO THE global business environment is becoming more unpredictable in the light of   responsibilities that are now tied to a corporate organisation’s conduct in any part of the world. Shell’s agreement to pay $15.5 million as compensation to the families of Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa and the eight others the military authorities in Nigeria
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How Kidnappers Operate In Imo State

The genuine policemen on duty relaxed, especially on seeing their armed “colleagues”, including a sergeant. The armed “police sergeant” and his associates turned out to be the expected armed criminals. When they had sufficiently infused confidence in the men on duty, they shot them, picked their weapons and commenced operation.

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Students as kidnappers

“On May 28, 2009, a pre-degree student of IMSU was kidnapped and held hostage at Umuerem Village in Mbaitoli local government area. Following his miraculous escape, the kidnappers vanished into thin air, leading to a manhunt for them by the Imo State Command of the SSS”, Salami said.

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