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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua
Nigeria

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Date of Birth: 16/08/1951
Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
Died: 05/05/2010


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Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

PAP and patronageUnder pressure to deliver benefits to his home region, President Jonathan has greatly expanded the amnesty and training programmes launched by his predecessor, President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (AC Vol 50 No 22, Abuja buys a Delta amnesty)...


Party rivalries grow as Sata ails

As with several other presidents, including Nigeria's Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, Mwanawasa's death became the subject of an unedifying public argument between political parties...


After the amnesty, more amnesty

In May 2013, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, then Central Bank Governor, reported that the programme had cost US$1 billion since it was launched in 2009 under President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua...


Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

The amnesty that he and his late predecessor, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, secured in the Niger Delta is coming apart; oil production and state revenues are falling (AC Vol 51 No 21 & AC Vol 52 No 23)...

In 2007, President Obasanjo's control of the Forum was critical in winning support for Umaru Yar'Adua's nomination...


All the President's militias

Jonathan continued the amnesty policy initiated by his predecessor, the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, and has been widely criticised for not consolidating it but exploiting the state patronage of former commanders in the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)...


Goodluck with the numbers

Six months ago when President Umaru Yar'Adua was fighting for life, most of the South-South governors refused to back Jonathan's claim for a formal elevation from Vice-President to Acting President...


Jonathan and the securocrats

By most measures, the list is an improvement on the cabinet appointed by President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, who remains medically incapacitated (AC Vol 51 No 5)...


The nearly man

His many supporters across the country say it's not before time: they are frustrated by the refusal of ailing President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and his aides to transfer full executive powers to Jonathan during the President's prolonged medical treatment...


Beijing gazumps New Delhi

Asian interests grew under President Obasanjo (1999-2007), then waned under Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (2007-2010), and are now in the ascendant again...


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