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Nigeria

General Sani Abacha

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


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The northern nexus

The Kebbi governor the APC's Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was accused by the US and Nigerian authorities of embezzling and laundering loot when his close associate the dictator and army general Sani Abacha ruled Nigeria...


Shell and Eni win in Milan

Etete had awarded OPL 245 to a company he secretly owned Malabu Oil and Gas in 1998 when he was oil minister under dictator General Sani Abacha (AC Vol 55 No 13 The trade-off)...


Building back bigger

But work has stalled on the Second Niger Bridge part-financed by a $311m tranche of the loot stashed in Europe by late military leader Sani Abacha which has been returned...


Fight in the last chance saloon

At the same time Magu's supporters and others have come up with allegations against Malami formerly a lawyer to the family of military leader General Sani Abacha...


Back to the scene of the crime

It will be 25 years in November since Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others were hanged by General Sani Abacha's military regime and for a few weeks the Niger Delta region was in the international headlines...

Then governments activists and lobby groups announced boycotts and protests against General Sani Abacha's regime for what the then British Prime Minister John Major described as the 'judicial murder' of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others...

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Oil behaving badly

Somewhere between rival bureaucrats layers of oversight and blockages on finance the grand scheme to clean up Ogoniland is stalling again a quarter of a century after General Sani Abacha's regime hanged Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other pioneering activists...


Generals on the run

As military governor of Sokoto State under Ibrahim Babangida's regime Magashi also belonged to the 'kitchen cabinet' of the dictator Sani Abacha commanding the Brigade of Guards Abacha's personal protection unit...


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