Jim Wiwa



Age: 101


Summary: chief of the Ogoni tribe of southern Nigeria who became a symbol of his embattled people after the 1995 execution of his son, dissident environmentalist and playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa, and who was an outspoken critic of Nigeria's military government and remained vocal about the persistent poverty among the Ogoni.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: 1904


Died: April 1, 2005


Location: Bane, Nigeria