A former Chairman of Board of trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, has said that the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, kept the leadership of the party in the dark when he entered an agreement with then Secretary of Defence, General Sani Abacha to overthrow the Interim National Government headed by Chief Ernest Shonekan on November 17, 1993.
Chief Anenih, who made this known in his book, […]
Late General Sanni Abacha’s regime was controversial, although it saw dramatic economic growth, today, June 8 marks the 18th anniversary of his death.
General Sani Abacha, born on September 20, 1943, was Nigeria’s military head of state from November 17, 1993 to June 8, 1998 when he died suddenly.
It is exactly 18 years since he died, but how much of his history do you still remember? Below are 20 things to remember about the former head of state.
1. A Kanuri originally […]