WATCHING THE WORLD NIGERIA'S REVAMPED LNG VENTURE
With David Knott from London Nigeria's latest flirtation with democracy came to a halt Nov. 17. When the new ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha, seized power he announced his intention to set up a strict military regime to restore stability. Abacha had been defense minister in the previous military regime, led by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida whom he helped overthrow. Babangida had arranged a general election in June but declared the result invalid.