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...movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/arts-calendar
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Local groups seek public support for "Finding Fela" film screening

...movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/local-groups-seek-public-support-finding-
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Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

...Gamboru.The kidnapping of the schoolgirls on April 15 in the town of Chibok have sparked accusations that the Nigerian government is not doing enough to stop the militants. Boko Haram has killed more than 1,500 people so far this year as...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-05-09/residents-50-bodies-found-nigeria-vio
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...at Fourth and Seward Streets. Wiwa is pursuing a suit against Royal Dutch Shell Oil for allegedly assisting the Nigerian government in the 1995 torture and murder of his father, Ken Saro Wiwa, a leader in the Nigerian environmental movement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040601/Com_Bets.shtml
Alaska Digest

...left in a hurry after a coup and was owed a substantial amount of money - more than $5 million by the oil-rich Nigerian government and private firms, she said. Allen was contacted by former friends from Nigeria, Tatter said, and began wiring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062407/sta_20070624027.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...playwright Ken Saro Wiwa, a member of the Ogoni people of the Niger River Delta, was a leader in protests against the Nigerian government and the country's largest oil exporter, Royal Dutch Shell. According to Amnesty International, Wiwa and eight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040501/Loc_humanrights.shtml
Salem: Music with a Message

...Saragua," was adapted from a poem written by Nigerian poet Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was hanged at the hands of the Nigerian government in 1995 for his political beliefs. Johnson put the poem to music and is now working with a variety of international...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041008/mus_266834204.shtml
Outside column: Candidates' gas policy approach bombs

...oil prices were up by $3.65 a barrel. But the Bush administration has shown little interest in pushing the Nigerian government to adopt the political and economic reforms necessary to defuse the crisis. In Venezuela (the world's fifth-largest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061308/opi_290344607.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Illinois is pivotal for Republicans 9/8/98

...supervisor when WBBM asked if he had ever seen a precedent for such refusal. Matthews has been a lobbyist for the Nigerian government. On one of Moseley-Braun's many visits to Nigeria, she met with the blood-soaked dictator Gen. Sani Abacha...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090898/will.html
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