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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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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 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...


Play the game

One of his observations was that while in the days of Sani Abacha the President ‘was the sole thief corruption under Obasanjo’s eight years was far worse because everyone stole’...


Who cleans up in the Delta?

Shell is still under fire for what happened in Ogoni in 1995 when writer and local activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed along with eight others by the then dictatorship of General Sani Abacha...


The candidates line up

It has been linked to Sir Emeka Offor a Nigerian businessman associated with a former military ruler General Sani Abacha and with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and a business associate of his Marc Wabara who has been investigated by Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the misuse of US$56 million of signature bonuses...


A fight for the President’s base

They managed to push Shell off their land by mostly non-violent means but Saro-Wiwa and thousands of others paid with their lives when the then dictator General Sani Abacha established a barracks in Ogoni carried out reprisals against Mosop and convened a kangaroo court which sentenced Saro-Wiwa and eight other leaders to death (AC Vol 36 No 23)...


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