Sam Mbah was a Nigerian author, lawyer, activist and anarchist. He wrote on politics, the environment, anthropology and anarchism. Sam played an important role in the ‘Awareness League’ – a Nigerian anarchist organization that flourished in the 1990s and was active in the struggle against the dictatorship. Later, Sam was an active campaigner for human and environmental rights, and against corruption. For most of his life, he lived in Enugu, in south-eastern Nigeria. Sadly, Sam Mbah died on November 6th 2014, of complications arising from a heart condition.