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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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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...


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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