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General Sani Abacha

Date of Birth: 20/07/1943
Place of Birth: Kano
Died: 08/06/1998


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Ailing president, procrastinating politics

Others are Fayemi; Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State AC governorship candidate; Auwalu Yadudu, former Special Advisor to the late President Sani Abacha; and Garba Mohammed, Deputy Governor of Bauchi State...


The opposition frontrunners

Fifteen years later, he was a local councillor and member of the National Constitutional Conference, convened by military dictator Sani Abacha in 1994...


National, not regional

Then the government named Ibrahim Gambari, who has been both Foreign Minister under General Sani Abacha's military regime and a United Nations political advisor, to head a Niger Delta initiative...


Votes that don't add up

Perhaps the main difference today is that the appalling record of the last military regime under the late General Sani Abacha (who was poisoned in 1998), seems to have diminished public support for such intervention...

Tinubu's business interests include links to Lebanese multimillionaires Gilbert and George Chagoury, who have worked with most of the political and military class in Nigeria, including former Police Inspector General Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu and Sani Abacha...


Among the survivors

Foreign Minister Ojo Madueke, a political chameleon who has worked with General Sani Abacha and Obasanjo, has no enemies within or outside the government but has yet to deal with any serious diplomatic crises...


Wasteful wars, foreign friends

He served as Nigeria's UN envoy in the 1990s and was an apologist for the military regimes of General Sani Abacha and Major General Abdulsalami Abubakar...


Wojciech Chodan, Pepys and Shell

Although Shell was excoriated by activist groups as a great defender of General Sani Abacha, it seems the respect was not reciprocated...


Open season on Obasanjo

A decade after he won international sympathy during his imprisonment by the then military leader, General Sani Abacha, Obasanjo’s reputation is sadly diminished...


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