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October 9, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Five leading Nigerian political exiles have returned to Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, from Britain to demand checks on police power and an inquiry into late dictator Gen. Sani Abacha's fortune, a newspaper reported. However, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, Nigeria's most influential and best-known exile, was not among the returnees. Many believe that Soyinka will return soon.
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August 12, 2003 | Ann M. Simmons, Times Staff Writer
Charles Taylor, an indicted war crimes suspect and onetime warlord, resigned Monday as Liberia's president and went into exile, raising hopes for an end to the West African nation's violent rebellion. Waving a white handkerchief to onlookers and accompanied by his wife, two children and several close aides, Taylor boarded a chartered jet bound for Nigeria, which had offered him asylum.
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August 12, 2003 | Ann M. Simmons, Times Staff Writer
Charles Taylor, an indicted war crimes suspect and onetime warlord, resigned Monday as Liberia's president and went into exile, raising hopes for an end to the West African nation's violent rebellion. Waving a white handkerchief to onlookers and accompanied by his wife, two children and several close aides, Taylor boarded a chartered jet bound for Nigeria, which had offered him asylum.
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October 9, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Five leading Nigerian political exiles have returned to Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, from Britain to demand checks on police power and an inquiry into late dictator Gen. Sani Abacha's fortune, a newspaper reported. However, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, Nigeria's most influential and best-known exile, was not among the returnees. Many believe that Soyinka will return soon.
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