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Nigeria

General Abdulsalami Abubakar

Date of Birth: 13/06/1942
Place of Birth: Minna, Niger State


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On the knife-edge

'   A Commonwealth revolution The choice of Nigeria's General Abdulsalami Abubakar as Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group struck some as odd...


Tote that barge

Investors include Baeoro Fahdil, a Cameroonian industrialist; Mike Akhigbe, said to have amassed a fortune as deputy to Nigeria's former military head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar; and Babacar Ndiaye, Senegalese former President of the ADB...


Walk out

Masire had assembled an impressive team of commissioners to lead the negotiations in Addis: Senegal's Moustapha Niasse (constitutional reform); Mauritania's Ahmed Ould Abdallah (elections); Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Gambia's Bakary Dabo (development); Nigeria's General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Babagana Kingibe (military reform); Benin's Albert Téoédjrè (reconciliation)...


On Blaise's trail

But at Justice Chukwudifu Oputa's commission in Nigeria, two former heads of state, Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar, simply refused to appear...


Northern Lights

Abdulsalami Abubakar, speak more thoughtfully but more weightily...


Murder, pillage, scandal

Abdulsalami Abubakar (from June 1998 till he handed over to Obasanjo in May 1999) - will answer the Commission's summons to give evidence...


Who's who in the military plots

Abdulsalami Abubakar (Niger) Head of State after Abacha's death; handed over to elected President Olusegun Obasanjo on 29 May 1999...


Power and greed

He worked on public sector reform under Obasanjo's predecessor, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, and was reluctant to stay in government service...


A losing gamble

Friends of former Nigerian head of state and newly appointed UN envoy to Congo-Kinshasa, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, suggest it was Nigeria's negotiating prowess that helped convince Kabila...


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