Sani Abacha

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 5th, 2014
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Apparently taken aback by what it considered a crooked deal by the Federal Government, Transparency International (TI) has described the withdrawal of charges against Mr. Mohammed Abacha as an act of encouraging impunity. A statement by its Regional Director for sub-Saharan Africa...
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Jun 20th, 2014
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By Vincent M. Okwechime, Jr These are ominous times for Nigeria. Serious and unacceptable as these are, leave aside for now that Boko Haram is ravaging our society and killing our people in the thousands. Forget for a moment that ten million or more Nigerian children do not attend school on a daily b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 1st, 2014
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By Eze Martins-hassan Esomchi For those of us who have strong ties with the North and Northerners, no point is potent enough to dismiss the fact that Nigeria is a hobbesian state of nature where life is short, nasty and brutish. My prayer for Nigeria did not start today. As a child, I knelt beside [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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BY Justine John DYIKUK With the Union Jack lowered, the green-white-green emerged – thanks to the amalgamation of the Southern and Northern protectorates of this country. The centenary came at the hills of the British conquest – A Master which indulged on the untapped resources of the sub...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 10th, 2014
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A most significant news item – significant for developing countries, especially those in corruption-ridden African countries – emerged from Washington, DC, this week. It said the United States had ordered a freeze on $458 million in assets stolen by the former Nigerian dictator, General Sani Abacha, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 9th, 2014
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by Akintokunbo A Adejumo This article is not meant to hold brief or a rejoinder for Prof Wole Soyinka – I am most confident he, and others, can do this for himself more effectively than me; rather it is to seek to protect Nigerians from the insult and onslaught of the spectre of brazen and […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2014
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By Dr. ‘Leke Otunuga, Dear Sodiq Abacha, I am going to appeal to the wisdom of the ‘law of excluded middle’ you so brilliantly espoused. I am going to shoot straight and unequivocally by telling you the hard truth. For one, you should have stayed out of the discourse for whether you...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2014
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by Prof Wole Soyinka The sheer weight of indignation and revulsion of most of Nigerian humanity at the recent Boko Harma atrocity in Yobe is most likely to have overwhelmed a tiny footnote to that outrage, small indeed, but of an inversely proportionate significance. This was the name of the hospital...
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Feb 18th, 2014
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by Michael John Good news! Chief Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, former dictator of Nigeria, farmer, soldier, gentleman is now born again. Yeah, he found faith when the evil general, Sani Abacha, sent him to jail for a phantom coup. Jail purified him and he came...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday dared the odds, by visiting the volatile Bori in Ogoniland. This comes a week after hoodlums disrupted his rally, shooting sporadically into the crowd. Scores were injured after the attack. DailyPost had Saturday morning reported that thugs, armed with...