Shows featuring Omoyele Sowore

  • With First Images Since Kidnapping, Boko Haram Offers to Swap Nigerian Schoolgirls for Prisoners Bokoharam-kidnapped-girls
    The Boko Haram has released a video showing the first images of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls since their abduction nearly one month ago. Close to half of the nearly 300 girls are seen on the tape, chanting what appears to be a verse from the Qur’an. The Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appears to offer the girls’...
    May 12, 2014 | Story
  • Bring Back Our Girls: Nigerians Caught Between Deadly Boko Haram Attacks & Military Reprisals Nigeriagirls
    "Bring back our girls" has become the rallying cry in Nigeria as protests continue over the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls from a northern boarding school. On April 14, Islamic militants stormed an all-girl secondary school and seized the students. On Monday, a video was released showing the leader of Boko Haram claiming...
    May 06, 2014 | Story
  • 400 Killed in Nigeria in Violent Clashes Over Disputed Election Results Josweb
    In Nigeria, 400 people were killed last week in violent clashes over disputed election results in the central Nigerian city of Jos. Christian and Muslim protesters took to the streets Friday, killing people and burning down homes, mosques and churches over what they said were rigged election results. At least 7,000 people were forced to flee their homes. We speak with Nigerian human rights activist,...
    December 05, 2008 | Story
  • Chevron Cleared in 1998 Shooting Deaths of Protesters in Niger Delta Chevronweb
    A federal jury in San Francisco has just cleared oil giant Chevron of any responsibility for the May 1998 shooting and killing of protesters in the oil-rich Niger Delta. A decade ago, over 100 protesters had occupied a Chevron-owned oil platform to demand compensation and jobs for the environmental damage caused by Chevron’s drilling. The Nigerian military shot and killed two unarmed protesters...
    December 02, 2008 | Story
  • Drilling and Killing: Landmark Trial Against Chevron Begins Over Its Role in the Niger Delta Nigeriachevronweb
    A landmark trial has begun against the oil giant Chevron. A San Francisco district court is hearing a case brought by Nigerian plaintiffs who accuse Chevron of recruiting and supplying Nigerian military forces involved in the May 1998 shooting and killing of protesters in the oil-rich Niger Delta. The protesters were occupying a Chevron-owned oil platform called the Parabe, demanding jobs and compensation...
    October 28, 2008 | Story