Sani Abacha

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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 30th, 2013
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by Ogbuefi Blogs Memories are often like the morning dew: they disappear in no time. Winston Churchill won World War II and lost the next election. George H. Bush won the first Iraqi war, continued Ronald Reagan’s economic prosperity policies, but he never got reelected. No one talks about how ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2013
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GOODLUCK JONATHAN, Nigeria’s embattled president, has been infuriated and weakened by a couple of supposedly private letters to him that were leaked to the press. The first was penned by Lamido Sanusi, the central bank’s respected governor, who accused the state oil company of failing to account for ...
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Oct 14th, 2013
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By Omoh Gabriel & Emma Ujah, Washington DC At the conclusion of the 2013 World Bank annual meeting, yesterday, in Washington, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, lamented that Liechttenstein has continued to frustrate efforts by Nigeria to recov...