Tag: General Sani Abacha

Bernard DayoJune 26, 2019

The Big 5: APC demands immediate arrest of Amosun over ammunition stockpile; Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy – Sanusi | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: APC demands immediate arrest of ex-governor Amosun The All Progressives ...

YNaija NewsRoomJune 22, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: June 12 and the legacy of Nigerian Leadership III

Last week, Nigeria as a nation celebrated the post-humous honour granted to Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and the recognition ...

YNaija NewsRoomJune 20, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: June 12 and the legacy of Nigerian Leadership II

Last week, Nigeria as a nation celebrated the post-humous honour granted to Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and the recognition ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 9, 2017

How I rejected offer to free me out of prison in commando style – Obasanjo

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo said his friends once brought up the idea of storming the Yola Prisons with commandoes ...

EditorNovember 17, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] 22 years after the killing of Ken Saro Wiwa, a sad reflection on the state of Niger-delta

November 10, 1995 the Military junta under the leadership of the late dictator General Sani Abacha executed the late Ken ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

U.S. lays claim to $300m Abacha loot

The United States (US) has reportedly laid claim to $300 million stashed abroad by the late military dictator, Gen Sani ...

RoqeebahJune 13, 2017

Where is Sergeant Rogers? | The pastor that killed Kudirat Abiola

Sergeant Rogers was once a member of the Strike Force and Presidential Body Guard, a term used to refer to the ...

Ayomide EkerinMay 24, 2017

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Here’s what Nigeria looked like under the military – a Timeline

Nigerians no dey carry last. Before you lecture me about how that line is for Warri people, let me ask ...

RoqeebahMay 24, 2017

Still on the matter: Are we really on the verge of a military takeover in Nigeria?

by Roqeebah Olaoniye For any Nigerian in their early twenties, the closest thing to memories of the brutality of military regime ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 20, 2017

Buhari worked under Abacha… His anti-corruption war is false – Lamido

by Dolapo Adelana Former Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido has dismissed the anti-graft war of President Muhammadu Buhari. Lamido, who spoke ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

How NADECO members abandoned MKO Abiola – Bamaiyi

by Dolapo Adelana A former Chief of Army Staff, General Ishaya Bamaiyi, has accused members of the defunct National Democratic ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 5, 2017

SERAP writes Trump, demands release of $500m Abacha loot

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the US President Donald J. Trump urging his ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

‘I was not the head of state’ | Sani Abacha’s daughter goes emotional on Instagram

Fatima Abacha, daughter of former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, has decried the treatment meted on her and members ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Dele Momodu: Before everything falls apart

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, something big is about to happen in our dear beloved country. I wish I could ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 20, 2016

You played a major role in Ken Saro-Wiwa’s death, Avengers tell Buhari

Militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) says President Muhammadu Buhari should quit celebrating the Ogoni clean-up programme as he ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

Opinion: The military has no right putting Nigerian soldiers on trial

by SM Ifoyike Today, in our failed state called Nigeria, the goal-post has been shifted by the military authority. They ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 9, 2014

Opinion: Why the PDP should present a Northerner as presidential candidate

by Adams Abonu It is an open secret that President Goodluck Jonathan will seek re-election as we approach the 2015 ...

writerAugust 2, 2014

Another CONFAB Delegate dies at 68

by Mayowa Aboah The Secretariat of the National Conference has announced the death of Professor Muhammad Nur Alkali. Alkali who ...

March 10, 2014

Opinion: Sadiq and Gumsu Abacha – The genealogy of African kleptocracy

by Adeolu Ademoyo So while  the Abacha Jnrs have rights to defend Abacha Snr-their father who used prebendalism to steal ...

December 12, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Discard wrong power sharing formular

by Ochereome Nnanna For instance, it was reported that the President alone will be nominating a whopping 120 members to ...

November 3, 2013

Sonala Olumhense: Mike Akhigbe shouldn’t have died in America, he was not a great man

by Sonala Olumhense Not only should Akhigbe never have died in America, he may not even have died last week, ...

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