Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo

Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo

[Reading] ➸ Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo Years By Max Siollun – Areyoubetteroff.co In the cataclysmic decade that is the focus of this book Nigeria was subject to several near death experiences These began when the country nearly tore itself apart after the northern led military govIn the cataclysmic decade that is the focus of this book Nigeria was subject to several near death experiences These began when the country nearly tore itself apart after the northern led military government annulled the results of a 1993 presidential election won by the southerner Moshood Abiola and ended with former military ruler General Olusegun Obasanjo being the unlikely conduit of democracy This mini history of a nation’s life also reflects on three mesmerising protagonists who personified that era First up is Abiola the multi billionaire businessman who had his election victory voided by the generals who made him rich and who was later assassinated General Sani Abacha was the mysterious reclusive ruler under whose watch Abiola was arrested and pro democracy activists including Abiola’s wife were murdered He also oversaw a terrifying Orwellian state security operation Although Abacha is today reviled as a tyrant the author eschews selective amnesia reminding Nigerians that they goaded him into seizing power The third protagonist is Obasanjo who emerged from prison to return to power as an elected civilian leader The penumbra of military rule still looms over Nigeria nearly twenty years after the soldiers departed and key personalities featured in this book remain in government including the current president.

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In the cataclysmic decade that is the focus of this book Nigeria was subject to several near death experiences These began when the country nearly tore itself apart after the northern led military government annulled the results of a 1993 presidential election won by the southerner Moshood Abiola and ended with former military ruler General Olusegun Obasanjo being the unlikely conduit of democracy This mini history of a nation’s life also reflects on three mesmerising protagonists who personified that era First up is Abiola the multi billionaire businessman who had his election victory voided by the generals who made him rich and who was later assassinated General Sani Abacha was the mysterious reclusive ruler under whose watch Abiola was arrested and pro democracy activists including Abiola’s wife were murdered He also oversaw a terrifying Orwellian state security operation Although Abacha is today reviled as a tyrant the author eschews selective amnesia reminding Nigerians that they goaded him into seizing power The third protagonist is Obasanjo who emerged from prison to return to power as an elected civilian leader The penumbra of military rule still looms over Nigeria nearly twenty years after the soldiers departed and key personalities featured in this book remain in government including the current president.

Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo

Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo

4 thoughts on “Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo Years

  1. Ola S Ola S says:

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  2. Tolu Oshea Tolu Oshea says:

    Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo nigeria's epub, soldiers kindle, fortune ebok, abacha kindle, obasanjo pdf, years ebok, Nigeria's Soldiers free, of Fortune mobile, of Fortune The Abacha pdf, Soldiers of Fortune mobile, Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha book, Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo Years MOBIAnother interesting read on the political history of Nigeria from Max Siollun although this one seems to suffer from the curse of being third in a trilogy a la “the Godfather” part 3My real disappointment is that parts of it reads like a PRlegacy burnishing


  3. Jahilci67 Jahilci67 says:

    Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo nigeria's epub, soldiers kindle, fortune ebok, abacha kindle, obasanjo pdf, years ebok, Nigeria's Soldiers free, of Fortune mobile, of Fortune The Abacha pdf, Soldiers of Fortune mobile, Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha book, Nigeria's Soldiers of Fortune The Abacha and Obasanjo Years MOBIMax has done it again A very compelling exposition of recent Nigerian history The named protagonists are vividly portrayed in a richly contextualised narrative that engages informs and clarifies previously baffling political happenings A must read for anyone interested in the geo political conundrum known as Nigeria


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