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KEN SARO-WIWA: the life and times

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CONTENTS By Dr. S. Okechukwu Mezu

The Life and Times of Saro-Wiwa …………………………………………. 3
The Early Life of Saro-Wiwa … A Literary Overview
Saro-Wiwa and the Military … The Murder and the Trial
The World and Saro-Wiwa … Conclusion and Bibliography
Sentiments vs Saro-Wiwa …………………………………………………….. 61
By Therese Nweke
The Ogoni Agony ………………………………………………………………… 66
By Sam Olukoya
The Poetry of Saro-Wiwa ……………………………………………………. 79
By Dr. J. O. J. Nwachukwu-Agbada
Saro-Wiwa and A Forest of Flowers ……………………………………… 91
By Dr. Rose Ure Mezu

Poems:
Tribute to Ken Saro-Wiwa
For Ken Saro-Wiwa
By Innocent C. K. Enyinnaya ……………………………………………… 115
To Ken Saro-Wiwa and Ogoni Irredenta
By Charles E. Nnolim ……………………………………………………….. 119

Saro-Wiwa’s World And His Craft in Sozaboy
By Prof. Charles Nnolim ……………………………………………………. 122

LETTERS TO SARO-WIWA:
Smoking Is Really Not Good Ken ………………………………………. 134
By Simon Oruwari
Saro-Wiwa & the National Census …………………………………….. 136
By F. N. Ogbuji
Oh No, Ken Saro-Wiwa …………………………………………………….. 139
By Bola Bolawole
On the Question of Minorities …………………………………………… 142
By Sola Oke
Ken Saro-Wiwa’s “Yorubaphobia” ……………………………………… 146
By Eddie Ayo Ojo
Right on National Question, Ogoni Issue,
Wrong on “Yorubaphobia”………………………………………………. 149
By Tokunbo Olatunbosun
Ken’s National Project: The Guilty Tribes …………………………… 153
By Goddy Nwabueze