The pro-democracy group, which was in the vanguard of the clamour for the rebirth of democracy in Nigeria during the military regime of late General Sani Abacha, leading to the return to civil rule in 1999, in an open letter to the President, pressed for the suspension of further elections until the country gets a new constitution.
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Al Mustapha, who was a former Chief Security Officer to late General Sani Abacha, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday.
Al Mustapha said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday.
Al Mustapha said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
He died around 3am in Jos, the Plateau State capital, after a protracted illness.
Fatima Fanta, mother of Sen. Basheer Mohammed (Lado), Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), lived to the age of 75.
The former Minister served in the Administration of late General Sani Abacha.
Decrying what he termed lack of transparency in the Nigerian Government’s handling of the funds, Mayoraz said the Swiss Government insisted on the involvement of the World Bank in the management of the $322.5 million to ensure that money was spent to alleviate the sufferings of the poor
Soyinka spoke on Friday at a dinner organised by the International Press Institute at its ongoing Congress in Abuja
President Buhari had on June 12 conferred Nigeria’s second highest award, Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, on Kingibe as Abiola’s running mate
Whether before or during his incarceration, leading to his eventual death, the late Chief MKO Abiola was unrelenting in his struggle for the restoration of the June 12 mandate freely given to him by Nigerians.
Keyamo’s tweet on his Twitter handle came just after Fani-Kayode released a terse statement alluding to the indictment of Buhari by a report, which he said was in the possession of former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Fani-Kayode, in a terse statement he sent to The Eagle Online on Tuesday, spoke a day after President Buhari took a jab at Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, accusing him of having spent $15 billion on power with nothing to show for it
Adeosun’s position was contained in a statement by her media aide, Oluyinka Akintunde
The highly authoritative newspaper said the letter summoning Okonjo-Iweala was approved by the Acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu
Speaking at the 20th memorial anniversary of Yar’Adua’s death in Abuja on Friday, Obasanjo said he was in South Africa when he received news of Yar’Adua’s first arrest by the Abacha junta
The agreement spelt out the roadmap for the return of the looted fund
Apart from the failed attempt made by General Sani Abacha to take over the company when he was the military head of state, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo also tried to close the company when he was the President and this coincided with the time he had a frosty relationship with his deputy, Atiku Abubakar. Obasanjo felt that the best way to cripple Atiku was to close down Intels and he pushed so hard but had to stop when relevant agencies drew his attention to the security implications of his order if it is implemented. That security implication of crippling the company still has not changed.
Abacha in March 1995 had arrested former President Olusegun Obasanjo with some other military officers in connection with what has come to be known as a phatom coup plot.
The Bank was responding SERAP’s letter dated April 28 2017, seeking clarifications on its role in the spending of recovered funds stolen by General Sani Abacha.