Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "General Sani Abacha"

    I couldn’t mourn my father until 10 years after his execution, says Zina Saro-Wiwa

I couldn’t mourn my father until 10 years after his execution, says Zina Saro-Wiwa

Zina Saro-Wiwa says she was unable to mourn her father, Ken Saro-Wiwa, a playwright and Ogoni activist, until 10 years after his execution.The New York-based artist disclosed this in an interview with Frieze, a UK magazine.Saro-Wiwa was hanged in 1995 for his alleged involvement in the murder of four Ogoni chiefs under the regime of Sani Abachi, late military dictator.According [...]

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    [OBITUARY] Religious leader, seller of Gammalin 20, philantropist ─ and friend of Abacha

[OBITUARY] Religious leader, seller of Gammalin 20, philantropist ─ and friend of Abacha

This hilarious story is told of the late strongman of Ibadan politics, Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu. A devout Muslim, he was observing his ṣalāt al-maġrib (the fourth prayer of the day) when Aare AbdulAzeez Arisekola-Alao came calling. Adedibu, it was said, was visibly divided between completing his prayer and attending to the important personality.He reportedly decided to cut short his prayer [...]

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