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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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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...


Ekiti, the shape of things to come

Brandishing a generous financial war chest from PDP headquarters, Fayose relentlessly targeted Fayemi and his wife Bisi: both had gained doctorates overseas and were veterans of the struggle against General Sani Abacha's junta in the 1990s...

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Sanusi's political throne

One of the leading contenders in the bid to replace Kwankwaso is Mohammed Sani Abacha, son of the late dictator General Sani Abacha...


The trade-off

) stolen by General Sani Abacha in the 1990s...

This follows the decision a day earlier by the Nigerian government to drop criminal charges against his son, Mohammed Sani Abacha, 46...


Trust still dormant

settlement with the relatives of the late Ogoni leader and his eight co-defendants who were hanged by the government of the late military dictator General Sani Abacha in 1995 (AC Vol 46 No 23, Abacha's verdict)...


Everyone loses

Sani Abacha's brutal regime, the coherence of the military was stretched to the limit as it tried to control the Delta...


The ripples of OPL 245

This is a shell company controlled by Chief Dan Etete, aka Dauzia Loya Etete, the Oil Minister under General Sani Abacha, who ruled in 1993-98...


There will be blood... and oil

General Sani Abacha’s son, now seeking political office with the governing People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is building a coalition to obtain his part of the plunder...

Dan Etete, aka Chief Dauzia Loya Etete, an Oil Minister in the notoriously corrupt regime of the late General Sani Abacha, had in 1998 awarded a shell company he controlled, Malabu Oil and Gas, the rights to one of the richest oil deposits in Nigerian waters (AC Vol 40 No 7, Muddy waters)...

Etete also cut out Mohammed Sani Abacha from the profits...

Abba Sani Abacha was convicted of being a member of a criminal organisation in Switzerland and failed in his efforts to prevent the Geneva court from seizing $350 mn...

He added, ‘the ghost of Sani Abacha’s reputation seemed likely to kill the deal...


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