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Nigeria

Chief Moshood Kahimawo Olawale Abiola (MKO Abiola)

Date of Birth: 24/07/1937
Place of Birth: Abeokuta
Died: 07/07/1998


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Anenih's irresistible rise

Once it became clear that Moshood Abiola was winning Babangida annulled the presidential poll on 12 June...


Northern Lights

Babangida's eight-year record in government includes failed political and economic reforms the annulling of the 1993 elections after the late Moshood Abiola had won them and gaps in the accounting for billions of dollars of oil receipts...


2003 starts here

Eight years ago Moshood Abiola ran for the President on the ticket of the Social Democratic Party in a political race policed by Babangida as military head of state...


Murder, pillage, scandal

The major political cases before the Panel are the sensational deaths of three notables Dele Giwa Ken Saro-Wiwa and Moshood Abiola...


Oduduwa's children

There was deep anger among the Yoruba after the annulment of the presidential election and the arrest of Chief Moshood Abiola who had won it and of the human rights campaigner Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti a member of the Yorubas' grandest political (and musical) dynasty; Kuti was alleged to have leaked news of trumped-up charges against a group of alleged coup plotters including Obasanjo...


Influence for sale

However the war between the pro-Abacha lobbyists and oppositionists backing the presidential claims of 1993 election winner Moshood Abiola surprised the Washington political scene...


New team, old players

When Babangida annulled Moshood Abiola's victory in the 12 June 1993 elections Danjuma joined the protests...


Soldier go, soldier come

But that’s not entirely surprising when Obasanjo faced an improbable coalition of erstwhile supporters of 1993 poll winner Moshood Abiola in the Alliance for Democracy and the All People’s Party (dubbed the Abacha People’s Party because so many of the late dictator’s acolytes had joined it)...


The General's election

PC power Since the demise of millionaire Yoruba businessman Chief Moshood Abiola who won the annulled 1993 election and died in detention last July it has been politically correct in Nigeria to advocate a ‘power shift’ to the south...


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