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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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Gas leak

Etiebet was sacked five months later by the military Head of State Sani Abacha who he claimed then targeted him 'for elimination'...


Gasmen

Sani Abacha Head of State November 1993 to June 1998...


Anenih's irresistible rise

He is close to President Olusegun Obasanjo and was a confidant of his military predecessor General Sani Abacha for whom he lobbied against sanctions at the Commonwealth Summit in Edinburgh Scotland in 1997...


Babagate or floodgate

It was the presidency that handled 'a gift' of 20 000 barrels of oil a day from Nigeria's then military leader General Sani Abacha between August 1996 and June 1998...


Blowback

Sources close to the inquiry say he may sub poena testimony from British-based lawyer Jeffrey Tesler who works regularly for Halliburton and was close to officials under the late General Sani Abacha in power when the LNG project began...


Reforms, risks and rumblings

Since returning to power as civilian President in 1999 Obasanjo has overhauled the military dismissing any officers who had held political postings in the military regimes led by Generals Sani Abacha Ibrahim Babangida and Muhammadu Buhari...


The cost of Mugabe

Then in the mid-1990s when Nigeria was under General Sani Abacha and Obasanjo had been gaoled for coup plotting it was Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister Stan Mudenge who chaired the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group which suspended the Abacha regime and pressured it not to hang Obasanjo...


Don't RSVP

Most secretaries general face accusations of bias: the last incumbent a Nigerian Emeka Anyaoku was accused of being anti-Nigerian by the late General Sani Abacha's regime...


Security blanket

Sani Abacha's regime Uche Okeke returns to his career path as Director of the National Intelligence Agency dealing with domestic surveillance...


The naira republic wins again

Sani Abacha's regime and has made no condemnation of it nor expressed sympathy for its victims (unlike many other politicians such as the PDP's Tony Annenih who have backpedalled furiously from their Abacha associations)...


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