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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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Opening the gates

Among those awards of blocks to relatives of the late head of state General Sani Abacha his Oil Minister Dan Etete and others were cancelled...


The net widens

Most of the biggest Nostro account transfers through Transnational were done in 1993-98 which coincides with General Sani Abacha's time as head of state and the launching of the gas project...


Notes on a scandal

of payments: the late General Sani Abacha was to receive $40 mn...


Talking it over

This faction includes veteran politician Umaru Dikko; former Minister of Justice Abdullahi Ibrahim (under Sani Abacha); and Awwalu Yadudu Abacha's legal advisor (the latter two were in power when Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was hanged)...


Loaded magazine

Moskovitch heads Media Africa Group in clandestine partnership with a former Nigerian army officer who prospered under General Sani Abacha's regime...


Post-war clean up

Trafigura headquartered in the Netherlands was active in oil trading in Nigeria under the late military leader General Sani Abacha and more recently for Sudan...


Day of the locusts

Almost ten years ago Ogoni activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others were executed by General Sani Abacha's military regime (AC Vol 36 No 23) partly to crush growing political opposition and partly out of spite...


Guns, gangs and oil

Mosop was founded by Ken Saro-Wiwa who was executed with eight others on the orders of the late General Sani Abacha in 1995...


On the bribe trail

More than 20 people are to be summoned to the Nigerian probe including: Lesar; Gilbert Chagouri a leading Lebanese businessman under the Sani Abacha regime; Ely Calil a London-based Lebanese businessman embroiled in a legal battle with Equatorial Guinea's government over allegations of his involvement in a coup attempt in March; former Chair of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company Mohammadu Dikko Yusufu; two former Oil Ministers Don Etiebet and Dan Etete; and Tesler who has admitted receiving $140 mn...


The limits of power

Just over a year later that human rights imperative met a major challenge when General Sani Abacha's regime in Nigeria executed the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa...


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