Today In History: Exactly 22 Years Ago Today, Nigeria’s Authoritative Head Of State, General Sanni Abacha Dies Of Heart Attack

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On June 8 1998, Gen. Sani Abacha, 54, the reclusive Nigerian who drew worldwide condemnation for his authoritarian rule over Africa’s most populous nation, reportedly of a heart attack. For a man who spent years on the world political stage, Gen. Abacha died a remarkable unknown, even in his own country. He appeared infrequently in … Read more

Nigeria Government Receives 3rd Tranche of Former President Abacha’s Loot From The United States

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has acknowledged receipt of the sum of $311,797,866.11 which is the third tranche refund of money and assets stolen by the late former head of state, General Sani Abacha. According to the Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, this latest recovery would assist the government in expediting the … Read more

Former President Rawlings Is Dishonest And Corrupt – Alhaji Bature Charges + Says Rawlings Took $5m From ‘Thief’ Sani Abacha

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Owner of the Al-Hajj newspaper and NDC stalwart, Alhaji Bature, has torn into the founder of the party, Jerry John Rawlings, calling him a corrupt and dishonest personality.

Bature, responding to numerous attacks against the party by Rawlings in his June 4th speech, said Rawlings had no problem taking $5m from a ‘thief’ like former Nigerian military leader Gen Sani Abacha, but instead is always lecturing others about corruption.

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