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Nigeria during the Abacha Years (1993-1998)

The Domestic and International Politics of Democratization

The autocratic regime of Sani Abacha (1993-1998) stands out as a watershed in the history of independent Nigeria. Nigeria’s darkest years since the civil war resulted from his unrestrained personal rule; very close to the features associated with warlordism. Nepotism, corruption, violation of human rights, procrastination over the implementation of a democratic transition, and the exploitation of ethnic, cultural or religious identities, also resulted in the accumulation of harshly repress...

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  • Publisher : IFRA-Nigeria
  • Serie : African Dynamics
  • Place of publication : Ibadan
  • Year of publication : 2001
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 04 avril 2013
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789788025009
  • Electronic EAN : 9791092312089
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifra.623
  • Number of pages : vii-395 p.

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