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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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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...


New order, new deals

agreement for the highly prospective OML130 from South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO) linked to former Defence Minister Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma and Lebanese trader Gilbert Chagouri a close business associate of the late military ruler General Sani Abacha...


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...


Tafidan's ghost

Sani Abacha but he had the closest of ties with the three main presidential candidates...


Annivesaries and elections

Three contenders All three are closely linked to General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Obasanjo’s deputy in the military government in the 1970s who later turned to politics and died in a prison cell under General Sani Abacha’s regime ten years ago...


Leaving it late

Kingibe 61 is an able former diplomat who served as foreign and interior minister under General Sani Abacha (1993-98); he is the more conservative choice and less likely to make trouble for established politicians...


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