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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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An insurgency without the oil

Then a military regime led by General Sani Abacha from the north-east tried to use the army to crush a militant insurgency in the Niger Delta...


Law suits unravel

Yet the 2009 US$15 million settlement with the family of executed Ogoni leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and other victims of General Sani Abacha’s regime could never have been reached if this ruling had been in place (AC Vol 54 No 5)...


Beggar your pardon

When the scale of the outcry became clear Jonathan's media handlers let it be known that he had also pardoned four military officers falsely accused of plotting against Sani Abacha's regime – only for it to emerge that they had already been pardoned in 1999...


Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

Lebanese multi-millionaire Chagoury was the self-styled chief financial advisor to the late military leader General Sani Abacha whose record of grand corruption and egregious human rights abuses plumbed new lows for Nigerian governance...


Abacha’s ghost and Boko Haram

Security agents trying to disentangle the roots and widening network of the Boko Haram militia have identified links with a group of senior military and police officers who held power in General Sani Abacha’s junta...


How terror came to Kano

President Jonathan who intends to run again in 2015 thinks dialogue and development the best approach and wants to avoid the sort of low-intensity war that General Sani Abacha started in the Delta in the 1990s...


The business of terror

Down south the Odua People's Congress a Yoruba outfit that was powerful during the struggle against the late dictator General Sani Abacha asked Yoruba leaders for finance during a street protest last week in Lagos...


The loot looted

believed stolen by the late dictator General Sani Abacha could not be traced...


All the President’s businessmen

None have doubted his generosity however to the PDP to which he has had links since the days of the late dictator Sani Abacha to whom he was also reputed to be close...


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