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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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A moral dilemma

The Washington publication Foreign Policy last week described him as the UN’s ‘favourite dictator-whisperer’ and noted that as Foreign Minister to the late Nigerian ruler Sani Abacha he knew how to talk to dictators...


Nigeria's succession: the candidates

He spent much of the 1990s in exile during General Sani Abacha's regime but Mark returned to work when his old friend General Olusegun Obasanjo emerged as President in 1999...


Rogues and rackets on trial

The conviction in a Swiss Court on 19 November of Abba Abacha son of former military leader General Sani Abacha for participating in a criminal organisation together with the confiscation of US$350 million in assets stolen from Nigeria provide important clues to the corruption linked to the $6 billion Bonny Island gas scheme according to legal experts in Geneva...


Africa dons its Commonwealth cap

It was in Anyaoku's own country that the Declaration was first seriously tested in 1997 when General Sani Abacha's regime executed Niger Delta activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others...


Ailing president, procrastinating politics

Others are Fayemi; Rauf Aregbesola Osun State AC governorship candidate; Auwalu Yadudu former Special Advisor to the late President Sani Abacha; and Garba Mohammed Deputy Governor of Bauchi State...


The opposition frontrunners

Fifteen years later he was a local councillor and member of the National Constitutional Conference convened by military dictator Sani Abacha in 1994...


National, not regional

Then the government named Ibrahim Gambari who has been both Foreign Minister under General Sani Abacha's military regime and a United Nations political advisor to head a Niger Delta initiative...


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