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General Sani Abacha

Date of Birth: 20 July 1943
Place of Birth: Kano
Died: 8 June 1998


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Hedge fund-backed firm loses bet against Abuja

Malami legal advisor to the family of the hyper-corrupt military ruler General Sani Abacha declined to answer claims by P&ID that he had lied about his conduct to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo who was then acting as Nigeria's president while Muhammadu Buhari was recovering from a long illness...

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After Tinubu opened Pandora's Box

Among the most controversial is former Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu an ex-senator who was accused by the US Justice Department of being part of a group headed by former military leader General Sani Abacha that 'embezzled misappropriated and extorted billions from the government of Nigeria'...


Amid protests over spiralling prices, Tinubu names new team

After Abiola was detained by General Sani Abacha's regime Alake and Tinubu joined the pro-democracy campaign...

Bagudu was close to former military leader General Sani Abacha and Lalong's security policy was criticised for targeting Muslim communities...


Grand corruption wrecks Niger delta clean-up

Shell's reputation was hugely damaged after being accused of complicity which it denies in the persecution of the leader of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) Ken Saro-Wiwa and the execution of Saro-Wiwa and eight others in 1995 by General Sani Abacha's regime...

1998 – June – Nigeria's military dictator Sani Abacha dies in office...


In search of flagbearers

The first name on that list is Bola Ahmed Tinubu elected as one of Lagos's three senators in 1993 then emerging as an activist in the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) that challenged Babangida's successor Gen Sani Abacha as he stepped up repression and grand corruption...


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