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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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Ambition and ethics

After emails emerged showing that the Anglo-Dutch oil giant had negotiated with Dan Etete an Oil Minister under General Sani Abacha's dictatorship who was later convicted in France of laundering ill-gotten gains the company has changed its version of events...


Chip off the oil block

Just as the authorities dig into a series of suspicious transactions made by the late President Sani Abacha's Oil Minister Chief Dauzia Loya 'Dan' Etete his son Edward Keniwenimo Etete 43 emerged as the shareholder in a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company incorporated on 5 August 2011...


Anniversary ambushed

He will also detail how much the government has retrieved from Western banks of the billions of dollars stolen under General Sani Abacha's regime and its successors and how those recovered funds will be spent for the public good...

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Cleared by cash

A cash-for-immunity deal brokered in 2014 by Swiss lawyers between the then President Goodluck Jonathan's government and two sons of the late General Sani Abacha Mohammed and Abba is soon expected to pay off again (AC Vol 50 No 24 Rogues and rackets on trial & Vol 55 No 13 The trade-off)...


Back to Ogoniland

Saro-Wiwa was hanged along with eight others by General Sani Abacha's regime in November 1995...


The return of OPL 245

1 billion that the government gave Dan Etete an Oil Minister under the late General Sani Abacha and his business associates (AC Vol 55 No 21 Follow the money)...


Miner wobbles

Lambasted by civil activists for its opaque trading deals with corrupt and oppressive regimes such as General Sani Abacha's in Nigeria and President Joseph Kabila's in Congo-K five years ago it heralded a new era of transparency with a public listing...


Cash for loot

The two sons of the late dictator Sani Abacha promised to repatriate hundreds of millions of dollars in return for a pledge by the Nigerian government not to prosecute them or any member of their families...


Democracy delayed

That resulted in the eventual gaoling of election winner Moshood Abiola and ushered in a harsh and corrupt military regime led by General Sani Abacha...

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ENI in the cross-hairs

Malabu was a shell company set up by President Sani Abacha's Oil Minister Chief Dan Etete to hold the ownership of OPL 245...


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