Tag: abacha

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 17, 2014

Remembering today in history: The day Abacha seized government

by Adedayo Ademuwagun November 17, 1993 is one of the most notable dates in Nigerian history. That day, General Sani ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

“I withdraw my membership” || APC in rocky waters as Tom Ikimi says goodbye

by Kolapo Olapoju Chief Tom Ikimi, one of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced his ...

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June 19, 2014

Okonjo Iweala explains why charges were dropped against Abacha, Court orders lawmakers to halt probe of Alison-Madueke & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo  Okonjo Iweala explains why charges were dropped against Abacha -Premium Times President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday constituted ...

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June 18, 2014

FG withdraws charges against Sani Abacha’s son

by Zara Mustapha All corruption charges filed by the Federal Government against Mohammed Abacha, son of former head of state, Sani ...

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June 6, 2014

Joe Igbokwe: 18 years after Kudirat Abiola

by Joe Igbokwe My take in all this is that Chief MKO Abiola, his wife Kudirat Abiola and other heroes ...

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March 20, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: This is a society governed by rustlers

by Olusegun Adeniyi At his 90th birthday recently, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe asked his officials: “Are we now like ...

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March 13, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: What Abacha’s son and Obesere should teach Nigerians

by Abimbola Adelakun   The case of Sani Abacha, his children and the ruckus they caused over the centennial award ...

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March 6, 2014

Ayomikun Soyombo: The day Abacha died (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun “Abacha is dead,” the person yelled. Our pastor pause.  Someone right on the front row jumped up.  ...

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March 6, 2014

US freezes $458 million stolen by centenary award winning dictator, Sani Abacha

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a seemingly unending chase, more public funds embezzled by the former Nigerian dictator, Sani Abacha, have ...

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March 2, 2014

Why we honoured Abacha – FG explains

by ‘Jola Sotubo The centenary awards recently doled out by the Nigerian government to celebrate 100 years of amalgamation have ...

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January 31, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: Gen. Aliyu Gusau, the spy who loves Nigeria

by Akin Osuntokun The return of Gusau to the government of President Goodluck Jonathan as minister (of defence?) is pregnant ...

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January 5, 2014

Sniper list: Pres. Jonathan wants to kill us – Buhari, Amaechi, others cry out

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The controversy over the existence or otherwise of a sniper list which the government intends to use ...

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December 29, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: My open letter to Iyabo Obasanjo

by Tunde Fagbenle “ Good for you, Iyabo, your father has indulged you, as he should. But I have bad ...

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November 17, 2013

Sani Abacha’s son weds in Abuja (PHOTOS)

by Chi Ibe Mahmud Abacha, one of the sons of the late dictator, Sani Abacha today wed Hamama in Abuja. ...

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October 11, 2013

It’s about time: FG moves to recover €185 million of Abacha’s stolen money

  Nigeria has embarked on an international campaign to press Liechtenstein into returning €185m linked to the late military dictator ...

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September 5, 2013

Abacha loot: Two arrested in UK over £20m

by ‘Jola Sotubo Years after his demise, the name of former Nigerian military ruler,Sani Abacha, is still causing controversy around ...

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August 22, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Show us Shekau’s corpse please

by Ochereome Nnanna I wish the JTF will put the doubt over Shekau’s real fate to rest by displaying his ...

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July 31, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Minna, Abeokuta and bankruptcy of the Nigeria project

by Okey Ndibe This architect of Nigeria’s misfortune appears to cherish some Nigerians’ proclamation that he was a much better ...

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July 27, 2013

Dele Momodu: The Royal baby and the rest of us

by Dele Momodu “Would you believe if I tell you I had all my children in that very St. Mary’s ...

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July 18, 2013

Oluwapelumi Oyetimein: Blue Murder (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Whoever set Al-Mustapha free must have forgotten what the Abacha regime looked like, with terror looming over the land and ...

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April 21, 2013

“Jonathan may be the last president of Nigeria if…”

Dr Chris Ekiyor is the former National President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and currently the Caretaker Chairman of ...

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October 4, 2012

TICKER: Police recover Maryam Abacha’s N20 million stolen jewellery

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday said that the police have recovered stolen jewellery worth N20 ...

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July 8, 2012

Opinion: Jonathan is Obasanjo’s legacy and he should be eternally ashamed

by Sonala Olumhense Nasir El-Rufai, a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, is the author of a new work ...

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May 19, 2012

“If the president wants to build roads, people will say no!” – 6 top quotes from the PDP publicist’s SaharaReporters interview

by Stanley Azuakola People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Olisah Metuh showed today that he isn’t afraid to swim ...

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