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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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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)...


Abuja takes Halliburton to court

Halliburton and its partners negotiated the corrupt payments with the military regime of General Sani Abacha whose regime stole over $4 bn...


Reformers, politicians and generals

5 billion in oil surplus during the 1990 Gulf War and annulled the 1993 elections frustrating a democratic transition and ushering in Sani Abacha’s destructive junta...


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...


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