Douye Diri, the governor of Bayelsa State, has described former military head of state Sani Abacha as a hero to the people of the state. The Peoples Democratic Party Governor stated this while referring to the dictator's creation of the state on October 1, 1996.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri has expressed appreciation to former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha, over the creation of the state 25 years ago on October 1, 1996. The governor said that the people of Ijaw remain grateful to the late Nigerian leader for that singular decision regardless of factors that could have hindered the state’s creation.
How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military Head-of-state
It is a well-known fact that the constitution of the Third Republic was made in 1989 through Babangida's effort to restore democratic rule in Nigeria. General Ibrahim Babangida endorsed political activities in the mid-year of 1989 and he created two political parties named: National Republic Convention (NRC) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni was often described as Abacha's alter ego, his most intimate and trusted friend with whom he ruled Nigeria with an iron grip. Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni in an exclusive interview with Arise TV on Thursday cleared people on some misconceptions they had about Abacha.
A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), Jeremiah Timbut Useni, has claimed that General Sani Abacha (late) was not a criminal. Useni was a Lt. General in the Nigerian Army and the Minister responsible for the administration of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, under the administration of Sani Abacha.
Many great Presidents have ruled Nigeria and these Presidents did their best during their time. Some of Nigeria's past Presidents are dead while some are still alive. However, here are 4 past Presidents of Nigeria that are still alive: 1. Abdulsalami Abubakar Abdulsalami Abubakar is a Nigerian statesman and retired Nigerian Army general who served as the de facto President of Nigeria from 1998 to 1999.
According to Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation, President Muhammadu Buhari is utilizing the $311 million recovered from the late Nigerian dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, to build the Second Niger Bridge, Abuja-Kano, and Lagos-Ibadan expressways. “So I think we're doing a fantastic job in terms of recovering plundered assets and putting them into programs that have a beneficial impact on people's lives,” he said.
Beauty, is not about how good looking you appear to be in your dressing. It has to do with your heart as a human being. There are so many people today, who are beautiful, but their way of life is saying something different about them.
Today's Headlines: FG Using Abacha Loot To Build Second Niger Bridge-Malami; Rotimi Accuses El-Rufai
FG Using Abacha Loot To Build Second Niger Bridge, Others- Malami. President Muhammadu Buhari is using the recovered $311 million stolen by the late Nigerian dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, to construct the Second Niger Bridge, Abuja-Kano, and Lagos-Ibadan expressways, Abubakar Malami, the attorney general of the federation reveals.
If you are counting one of the popular figures in Nigeria history without mentioning General Sani Abacha, then you would be making a mistake. Despite the fact that he is no more, General Sani Abacha has been cleverly depicted as one of the ancestors of Nigeria who has been donating money liberally to progressive governments from the land of the dead.
Nigeria have had many Presidents and heads of states since it independence in 1960. Many of those presidents were killed during the Nigerian military regime. Such presidents includes Aguiyi Ironsi, Tafawa Balewa, Sani Abacha and others. One died of natural causes (YarAdua)and was buried according to Muslim rites.
The year 1998 was a symbolic year in the history of Nigeria. Nigerians who are old enough would remember the schocking things that happened in the year. Events that happened in 1998 was tragic and cannot be easily forgotten. Below are the highlights of the shocking events that happened in 1998:
Dressing decent is supposed to be one of the priorities of a decent lady. Quote by Bianca Frazier: “Dress how you want to be addressed.” Have seen a lot of ladies complain that, they are being harassed by young men and it baffles me.
Africa is the centrepiece of Nigeria foreign relations. Nigeria South-African relations dated back to the independence period. At the period and after, Nigeria engineered international pressure to end racial discrimination and apartheid in South Africa. However, the independent South African under President Nelson Mandela was not happy about the situation in Nigeria.
Twenty five years after late General Sani Abacha announced the creation of six more states to make up for the present 36 states in the country, again, information gathered has revealed that some new additional states may emerge from within the country in no distant time, if the proposal for such scale through the necessary constitutional stages.
Politics is a career that is opened to people from different walks of life. Doctors, engineers, lawyers, and people from many other profession comes into politics and make a name for themselves. In Nigerian politics, there have been situations where retired army generals also come into politics and make it big by becoming a senator, and below are two retired army generals that later became a senator.
Buhari has failed woefully – Maikatako Photo credit: Daily Post News A political analyst, Alhaji Usman Maikatako, has lamented that the rate of terrorism has gone above the power of the Zamfara State government, saying that both the federal and state government should explain why banditry persists in the state.
According to a report reaching us from a reliable source, Alhaji Ahmed Bakare, a public commentator, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is to blame for the banditry in the country, claiming that many Nigerians cannot afford to feed themselves. He referenced former Head of State General Sani Abacha as saying that if a crisis lasts more than 24 hours in a community, the government is implicated in the crisis.
Adedoyin Ajibike Okupe better known as Dr. Doyin Okupe. He is a Nigerian physician and politician who co-founded Royal Cross Medical Centre and was the National Publicity Secretary of National Republican Convention (NRC). He was born on the 22nd of March 1952 he's now 60 years old.
Senate Proposes 20 New States To Be Added To The Already Existing 36 States --Check Out The Full List
Owing to numerous agitations for the creation of new states in the nation, the Senate committee on constitution review in Nigeria has recommended that 20 new states be created. This decision was reached after the committee considered various factors, including the ability of civilian administration to create states.