TITLE

Nigerian roulette

AUTHOR(S)
Mabry, Marcus; Hammer, Joshua; Breslau, Karen
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek;6/22/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 25, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the June 8, 1998 death of Nigerian dictator General Sani Abacha. The brief celebratory response of Nigerians to the news; Installation of Major General Abdulsalam Abubakar, Abacha's chief of the defense staff, as head of state by Nigeria's Provisional Ruling Council; Overview of Abacha's rule; Hopes for reform of Nigerian politics.
ACCESSION #
714062

 

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