Tag: abacha

Chinedu OkaforNovember 10, 2020

Ogoni 9: 25 years later and the very essence of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s struggle still lives with us

Through out Nigeria’s 60-year history, one problem has remained prevalent; managing to find its way through decades and decades of ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 9, 2020

Al-Mustapha goes ‘spiritual’, sends Abacha special message | The #YNaijaCover

Chief Security Officer to former Military Head of State, Late General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al Mustapha, has said that ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 29, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 29th January 2020

It was a Money Crush Wednesday for serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as the Director-General of ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 6, 2019

Everyone dies in the end, even Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe (for 30 plus years) is dead. No one is really surprised by this, in ...

AzeezDecember 5, 2017

Nigeria, Switzerland complete agreement over $321m Abacha loot

Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland for the return of $321 million stashed by former military ruler, Sani ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot – Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN) Thursday, said that negotiation has been ...

EzinneAugust 5, 2017

The Thread: This is how the Military successfully ruined Nigeria

Demola Olarewaju is reminiscing on the past and its impact on the present and future. Specifically, he’s taken us down ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

The Thread: All the leaders who caused Nigeria’s problem

Political Twitter NG is such an interesting playground when it’s not tedious. Nigerians can be found there putting on any ...

Op-ed EditorApril 13, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: What can we learn from Malabu?

by Olusegun Adeniyi How will you deal with Malabu? When I posed that question to the Minister of State, Petroleum ...

RoqeebahJanuary 2, 2017

“Kill everybody you can kill…” and more | Here are our top quotes from last week

We had anticipated a week full of only New Years’ messages and a few shocking revelations but it turns out ...

RoqeebahDecember 13, 2016

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 13th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

RoqeebahOctober 27, 2016

BLOOD MONEY IV: History of ethnic clashes in Delta

Mophoto via JohannesIn Nigeria, the gift is a curse. That the country is a culturally diverse society with over 500 ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Demola Rewaju: For Nigeria, knocking on heaven’s doors

by Demola Rewaju In the aftermath of the loss of Goodluck Jonathan, my pain as one who had supported him stemmed ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: Exploring Aguiyi-Ironsi’s role in January 15, 1966 coup (PART II)

by Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema The evidence that shows that General Ironsi and the plotters of the supposedly Igbo coup of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: Jonathan, Sambo and Diezani – the sacred cows of corruption

by Umar Hassan We already knew it would be hard to recoup every penny stolen from us. Asides the fact ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Opinion: Exploring Aguiyi-Ironsi’s role in January 15, 1966 coup (PART 1)

by Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema INTRODUCTON On the fiftieth remembrance of Nigeria’s second coup which ended the life and six-month government ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 8, 2016

Abacha’s coup speech… after Shagari was overthrown and Buhari installed (Full Text)

Today marks the 18th year of the death of General Sani Abacha, former Nigerian military Head of State. Abacha was ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 9, 2016

Opinion: Abacha did not steal from Nigeria

“Nigeria is awaiting receipt from Swiss Govt. of $320 million, identified as illegally taken from Nigeria under Abacha” – Buhari ...

Mazi EmekaApril 19, 2016

Missing £22.5 million Abacha loot: Ex-Finance minister to be quizzed

Following the agreement between the government of Nigeria and that of the United States over the return of $480 million ...

Mazi EmekaApril 18, 2016

US set to return $480m; ‘largest loot ever traced to a Nigerian public officer’

The government of the United States of America has agreed to return to Nigeria about $480 million allegedly stolen by ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 3, 2016

Opinion: How Obasanjo’s administration re-looted Abacha loot

“Justice Mohammad Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to hold all successive administrations ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 20, 2016

‘Only idiots will link me to Abacha loot’ | Obasanjo speaks on Jonathan, the economy and PDP (WATCH)

In a tell-all interview with Frisky Lar, former President Olusegun Obansanjo bared his mind on different issues from his personal ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 8, 2016

$321m Abacha loot to be returned to Nigeria

A delegation led by the Switzerland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Didier Burkhalter, are expected to have a meeting with Vice-President ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 29, 2016

How Abacha betrayed Nelson Mandela

Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, who served as president after Nelson Mandela, has recounted how former Nigerian Head of ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 23, 2016

Ex-AGF, Justice Mohammed Adoke explains his role in the Malibu oil deal

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has written to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, over the Economic ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 7, 2016

‘Dasuki was forcefully retired for telling Abacha to install MKO as president’

Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki is a lawfully retired officer of the Nigerian Army and not a fugitive, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 7, 2016

SERAP to World Bank: ‘You must tell us how FG spent returned Abacha loot’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an appeal to Access to Information Appeals Board against the World ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 3, 2016

Opinion: The primitive African philosophy of wealth accumulation

I was having a discussion recently with my Lokoja neighbors, where am currently serving as a youth corper. It bothered ...

Janeth JDecember 18, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Abacha loot balance is $26m, £19m | Wike blows hot | Republican elites get desperate | More stories

Buratai says Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is no longer with army. YNaija Northern governors in emergency meeting over Shiite killings. This ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 13, 2015

Reuben Abati: The tragedy of Great Ife and the legacy of President Buhari

I have been reading some depressing stories about the state of the Obafemi Awolowo University, formerly University of Ife, which ...

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