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Vol 37 No 8

Published 12th April 1996


Nigeria

Changing the guard

General Sani Abacha's sacking of his Chief of Army Staff, Major General Alwali Kazir, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice-Marshall Femi John Femi, was a punishment, we hear, for their softness towards the alleged coup plotters rounded up early last year by Maj. Gen. Ahmed Abdullahi's special intelligence unit.

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