Michael Watts

Director of the Center for African Studies at UC Berkeley

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Director of the Center for African Studies at the University of California at Berkeley and a scholar of Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea, its major oil-producing region

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In 1995, Nigerian author Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other anti-oil activists were convicted and hanged in Nigeria.

Shell Oil Pays $15.5M for Human Rights Abuses in Nigeria

In 1995, Nigerian author Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other anti-oil activists were convicted and hanged in Nigeria.

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history of…

Can Nigeria's New President Bring Reform and Stability?

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