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General Sani  Abacha
Nigeria

General Sani Abacha

Former President (1993-1998)

Date of Birth: 20/07/1943
Place of Birth: Kano
Died: 08/06/1998


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Democracy delayed

That resulted in the eventual gaoling of election winner Moshood Abiola and ushered in a harsh and corrupt military regime led by General Sani Abacha...

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Sanusi's political throne

One of the leading contenders in the bid to replace Kwankwaso is Mohammed Sani Abacha, son of the late dictator General Sani Abacha...


The trade-off

) stolen by General Sani Abacha in the 1990s...

This follows the decision a day earlier by the Nigerian government to drop criminal charges against his son, Mohammed Sani Abacha, 46...


Trust still dormant

settlement with the relatives of the late Ogoni leader and his eight co-defendants who were hanged by the government of the late military dictator General Sani Abacha in 1995 (AC Vol 46 No 23, Abacha's verdict)...


The ripples of OPL 245

This is a shell company controlled by Chief Dan Etete, aka Dauzia Loya Etete, the Oil Minister under General Sani Abacha, who ruled in 1993-98...


There will be blood... and oil

General Sani Abacha’s son, now seeking political office with the governing People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is building a coalition to obtain his part of the plunder...

Dan Etete, aka Chief Dauzia Loya Etete, an Oil Minister in the notoriously corrupt regime of the late General Sani Abacha, had in 1998 awarded a shell company he controlled, Malabu Oil and Gas, the rights to one of the richest oil deposits in Nigerian waters (AC Vol 40 No 7, Muddy waters)...

Etete also cut out Mohammed Sani Abacha from the profits...

Abba Sani Abacha was convicted of being a member of a criminal organisation in Switzerland and failed in his efforts to prevent the Geneva court from seizing $350 mn...

He added, ‘the ghost of Sani Abacha’s reputation seemed likely to kill the deal...


Chip off the old block

The children of the late dictator General Sani Abacha are making headlines...

The oldest, Mohammed Sani Abacha, operates a political network based in Kano, where his father was brought up...

Abacha’s daughter, Gumsu Sani Abacha, responded to Soyinka: ‘I reject his stupid, foolish, insignificant statement’...

Her brother Sadiq Sani Abacha wrote an incoherent 1,800-word ‘open letter’ insulting Soyinka, calling him a coward, casting aspersions on his honesty and defending his father’s record, including bringing down inflation and increasing foreign currency reserves...


Presidential letter bombs

’ He then goes on to refer to the government’s claimed role in securing the acquittal of Major Hamza al Mustapha, the Chief Security Officer to military leader General Sani Abacha, who was on trial on charges that he organised the assassination of Kudirat Abiola, wife of the winner of the 1993 elections, Chief Moshood Abiola (AC Vol 53 No 6, Abacha’s ghost and Boko Haram)...


An insurgency without the oil

Then a military regime, led by General Sani Abacha from the north-east, tried to use the army to crush a militant insurgency in the Niger Delta...


Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

Lebanese multi-millionaire Chagoury was the self-styled chief financial advisor to the late military leader, General Sani Abacha, whose record of grand corruption and egregious human rights abuses plumbed new lows for Nigerian governance...


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