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General Sani  Abacha
Nigeria

General Sani Abacha

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


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Militants turn the screw

Ogoni has become emblematic of the Delta's plight since the killing in 1995 by the late dictator Sani Abacha of the 'Ogoni Nine': the author Ken Saro-Wiwa, together with eight fellow leaders of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop)...


Cleared by cash

A cash-for-immunity deal brokered in 2014 by Swiss lawyers between the then President Goodluck Jonathan's government and two sons of the late General Sani Abacha, Mohammed and Abba, is soon expected to pay off again (AC Vol 50 No 24, Rogues and rackets on trial & Vol 55 No 13, The trade-off)...


The return of OPL 245

1 billion that the government gave Dan Etete, an Oil Minister under the late General Sani Abacha, and his business associates (AC Vol 55 No 21, Follow the money)...


Cash for loot

The two sons of the late dictator Sani Abacha promised to repatriate hundreds of millions of dollars in return for a pledge by the Nigerian government not to prosecute them or any member of their families...


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...


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