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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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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...


Making haste slowly

Ojo Maduekwe, former PDP Secretary, ex-Transport Minister and one-time supporter of military dictator General Sani Abacha, appears an improbable choice as Foreign Minister, more so because of the President's lack of experience, and observable interest, in foreign policy...


The new man in Abuja

He was running-mate to Moshood Abiola, who won the 1993 elections, then served as Foreign and Internal Affairs Minister under the ensuing military regime of General Sani Abacha, which gaoled Abiola, as well as Gen...


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