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Sani Abacha

(1943—1998)

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African Nations Cup

African Nations Cup  

A football (soccer) tournament played every two years between national sides of the Confédération Africaine de Football.
Ibrahim Gbadamosi Babangida

Ibrahim Gbadamosi Babangida  

1941–President of Nigeria.Ibrahim Gbadamosi Babangida, born to Muslim parents in northern Nigeria, received an education that eventually placed him among the country’s military elite. After primary ...
Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola  

(b. 24 Aug. 1937, d. 7 July 1998).Nigerian politician Born in Abeokuta of the Yoruba people, he studied at the University of Glasgow (1961–3) before becoming a business manager, advancing to become ...
Nigeria

Nigeria  

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Nigeria's democratic government is struggling to reverse decades of economic and social declineNigeria can be divided into four main regions. The humid coastal belt includes extensive swamplands and ...
Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo  

(b. Abeokuta, Nigeria, 5 Mar. 1937)Nigerian; Military ruler 1976–9, President 1999–2007 Obasanjo, a Christian from the Yoruba-speaking south-west of Nigeria, joined the Nigerian army in 1958, ...

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