by AYODEJI ROTINWA On September 8th 2015, a sculpture created in memory of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other members of the Ogoni 9, a group of environmental activists executed by the Nigerian military government, was seized by the Nigerian Customs Service and has since been in their possession. The sculpture was created by Nigerian-British… Continue reading Newswire NG: Is the Nigerian Customs trying to suppress the memory of the Ogoni 9 executions?
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CNN / Explore Parts Unknown: The Birth of the Agbero: A Toll Collector, A Menace of Lagos
"It is only when tires don’t roll on the road, that’s when we don’t make any money,” Oriyomi tells me. We are in an alley of Lagos Island standing on the remains of an abandoned building that was intended to be a bungalow. Iron bars, straight and bent, stick out of the building’s foundation.… Continue reading CNN / Explore Parts Unknown: The Birth of the Agbero: A Toll Collector, A Menace of Lagos