Example sentences for: abacha

How can you use “abacha” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (The story is flagged on the Wall Street Journal front and runs inside at the Washington Post and the New York Times .) The heart attack death of Nigerian dictator, Sani Abacha, leads the NYT and is also the top non-local story at the WP . (Abacha also gets front-page space at the Los Angeles Times .) The $32 billion bank merger of Wells Fargo and Norwest leads at the LAT , which also features top of the page pictures of the three remaining Beatles together in London at the Linda McCartney memorial service.

  • The NYT says the death of Nigeria's Abacha, whose five-year reign was marked by his brutal suppression of political opponents and who had no designated successor, initially prompted hopes among Nigerian political exiles and some world leaders that Nigeria, which had a flourishing democracy briefly in the early 1980s, might restore civilian government.

  • Sani Abacha.

  • Sani Abacha fell afoul of a fatal heart attack--one key element, apparently, in his nation's constitutional system of checks and balances.

  • He said that if Abacha were to contest the elections, "he would not be violating any known Nigerian law or international norm."


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