Ogoni's Agonies

Edited by Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

Ogoni's Agonies

  • ISBN-13: 9780865436473
  • Editor(s): Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah
  • Subject: African studies
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 22-10-1998
  • Format: p/b

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A response to the current crisis of postcolonial Nigeria. The killing of writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others by the Nigerian Military regime serves as a watershed for re-examining the roles of multinational companies in contemporary Africa, and the collaborations of military dictatorship in the perpetuation of human and environmental abuses in Nigeria. Offering a wide range of perspectives on the crisis, this study includes detailed historical analyses of the Ogoni people, of Nigerian Politics, and of the responses from internationally respected writers and critics.
About the book

A response to the current crisis of postcolonial Nigeria. The killing of writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others by the Nigerian Military regime serves as a watershed for re-examining the roles of multinational companies in contemporary Africa, and the collaborations of military dictatorship in the perpetuation of human and environmental abuses in Nigeria. Offering a wide range of perspectives on the crisis, this study includes detailed historical analyses of the Ogoni people, of Nigerian Politics, and of the responses from internationally respected writers and critics.