8th coup staged to topple Abacha at the time he died – Al-Mustapha

From L-R: Late General Sani Abacha, his wife, Hamza Al-Mustapha and Muhammadu Buhari By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo Again, former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to late Nigerian military ruler Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has risen in defence of his boss. He said the former head of state died at a time a coup was being […]

Don’t vilify Abacha, query those who stole the billions he left – Al-Mustapha

Abacha’s former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo In defense of Nigerian former head of state, General Sani Abacha, his former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha said instead of blaming the late military ruler for the billions looted during his regime, Nigerians should instead query those who […]

Abacha’s son reveals current relationship with President Buhari, IBB’s families

  By Seun OpejobiOne of the sons of Nigeria’s late Head of State, Sani Abacha, Sadiq, has disclosed how the family relates with President Muhammadu Buhari.  Sadiq said his family relates fine with President Buhari’s family. Speaking with BBC Hausa service on Wednesday, the son of the late dictator said his family also relates well […]

Abacha’s son cries over airport scrutiny

…says “we are delisted from the black book” Alleges late father’s friends abandoned them By Ibrahim Hassan Son of former Nigerian military ruler, Sadiq Abacha, has alleged that even though a travel ban on the Abachas has been lifted since during the Yar’adua era, members of the late General Sani Abacha family were still harassed […]

Nigeria shames itself by posthumously honouring Abacha

Gen. Sani Abacha By Olu Fasan Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s kleptomaniac and despotic former dictator died in office in 1998. But if anything reminds us of him, it is Shakespeare’s famous words: “The evil that men do lives after them.” For 22 years after Abacha’s demise, he is still talked about in local and international media. […]

US warns FG against diversion of $308m Abacha loot

Ejiofor Alike with agency reports The United States thursday warned the federal government to be prepared to “replace” the $308 million to be repatriated from funds looted by a former military ruler, the late General Sani Abacha, if it failed to expend the cash on public projects agreed upon. The United States and the British […]

Maltreatment of Nigerians in China: Why I like Sani Abacha – Fani-Kayode

Abacha and Fani-Kayode …………….. Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed reason he liked late Nigeria’s despotic leader, Gen. Sani Abacha, in view of the maltreatment of Nigerians in China. He said he liked the despotic leader because he would have acted and sent Chinese out of the country in the midst of alleged inhuman treatment meted […]

Fresh controversy trails $322m Abacha loot

-Sun — 11th April 2018 •Adeosun admits FG’s receipt of money from Switzerland in December, denies writing President on lawyers’ fee Godwin Tsa,  Abuja More controversies have continued to trail the Federal Government’s handling of the $322.51 million Abacha loot repatriated to the country by the Swiss government in December 2017. The new twist to the recovery […]

Why we couldn’t audit Abacha’s loot under Obasanjo -W’Bank

The World Bank says it played a limited role in the spending of loots recovered from Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s military head of state from 1993 to 1998. The bank stated that it could not comprehensively audit how the money was spent, due to the structure of the programme adopted by the government at the time. […]

June 12, 1997 ‘phantom’ Coup, Abacha years: Everybody has his own blame – Diya

By Bashir Adefaka Chief of General Staff (Vice President) under the Abacha regime, Lieutenant General Oladipo  Diya, says  every citizen has a  role to play  to make the country great  as Nigeria celebrated its 56th independence anniversary, yesterday. Diya also speaks on the Abacha regime’s handling of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, the […]

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