Chideraa in Nigeria’s History 7


Story Seven: Chideraa in Insecure Nigeria

Part Three

“Despite the clamour about a corrupt government, President Obasanjo has clearly achieved some level of stability in the economy. Also, in 2001, he brought in MTN, a telecom company, into the country and that is why you are enjoying GSM now.” Obierika’s friend, Maduka, a staunch supporter of President Obasanjo and a PDP member was trying to convince Obierika to vote for Obasanjo in the forthcoming election polls. Continue reading

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Chideraa in Nigeria’s History 7


Story Seven: Chideraa in Insecure Nigeria

Part One

“Daddy, is it true that MKO Abiola is in prison?” Chideraa asked in shock.

“Hmmm” His father exhaled “Abacha is a monster my son. He has placed top Nigerians like MKO Abiola, Olusegun Obasanjo and so many others in jail without a fair trial.”

Chideraa felt very bad at the news of Abiola’s imprisonment. They all wanted him to be President and he had already declared himself President of the country. That was why Gen. Sani Abacha, the Head of State of the country imprisoned him. His father continued “if Abacha could imprison Abiola just like that, then nobody is safe in this country again. That man called Abacha is as bad as the devil himself.” Continue reading