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Nigeria

General Sani Abacha

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


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Big business gets stuck into the elections

The government highlighted HSBC's links to laundering funds for several disgraced officials, including the late military ruler General Sani Abacha in the 1990s, former Delta State Governor James Ibori, convicted in London in 2012 for corruption, and unnamed serving Senators...

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Politics of patronage

The IOCs still operate licences mainly awarded under the Sani Abacha military regime (1993-98) to Nigerians with no previous experience of the industry...


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)...


Spinning Africa in Europe

So, too, does Africa Practice, whose Director, Marcus Courage, is a 20-year veteran of African political spin who cut his lobbying teeth representing General Sani Abacha's military government in London when opposition groups were calling for western sanctions against it...


Ambition and ethics

After emails emerged showing that the Anglo-Dutch oil giant had negotiated with Dan Etete, an Oil Minister under General Sani Abacha's dictatorship who was later convicted in France of laundering ill-gotten gains, the company has changed its version of events...


Chip off the oil block

Just as the authorities dig into a series of suspicious transactions made by the late President Sani Abacha's Oil Minister, Chief Dauzia Loya 'Dan' Etete, his son Edward Keniwenimo Etete, 43, emerged as the shareholder in a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company incorporated on 5 August 2011...


Anniversary ambushed

He will also detail how much the government has retrieved from Western banks of the billions of dollars stolen under General Sani Abacha's regime and its successors, and how those recovered funds will be spent for the public good...

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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)...


Back to Ogoniland

Saro-Wiwa was hanged along with eight others by General Sani Abacha's regime in November 1995...


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)...


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