46 minutes | Aug 14, 2022

The family that went to war with a military dictatorship

Hafsat Abiola Costello's dad was nearly Nigeria's president - but he had powerful enemies His name was Moshood Abiola, also known as MKO, and he was one of Africa's richest men before turning to politics. He was the presumed winner of a 1993 Presidential election, but the incumbent military regime annulled the result and had him arrested. Hafsat and her mother fought for his release, but the family paid a high price for taking on the generals.. Presenter: Emily Webb Producer: Harry Graham Editor: Munazza Khan Sound design: Joel Cox
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