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Admiral Murtala  Nyako
Nigeria

Admiral Murtala Nyako

Date of Birth: 27/08/1943
Place of Birth: Mayo-Belwa


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Oil, the political lubricant

This is organised by the PDP's canny new National Chairman, Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu, and involves a hugely expensive governorship campaign in Ekiti State and the impeachment of Admiral (Retired) Murtala Nyako, the APC Governor of Adamawa State (AC Vol 55 No 15, The Jonathan surge)...


The Jonathan surge

The first target was Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa, who had defected to the opposition APC last year...


Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

The next day, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano State), Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) and Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) assembled at Kwankwaso’s house in Abuja and announced they would join the opposition All Progressives’ Congress (APC, AC Vol 54 No 23, Politics versus the budget & Anambra kicks off the race)...

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Jonathan’s dialogue plan outflanks rebels

Almost all the seven rebel governors – Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger State), Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano), Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) and Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) – want to take a run at the presidency...

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Punching out the PDP

They bring with them the political firepower of the original breakaway governors from northern states – Sule Lamido (Jigawa State), Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano) and Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) – as well as influential former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


Cracks widen in the PDP

This rebellion was swelled by two more governors, Admiral Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) and Amaechi, who were barred from attending the convention due to long-standing disputes with Tukur...


Amaechi takes on Jonathan

After clashes between supporters of Jonathan and Amaechi in Port Harcourt in mid-July, governors Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) and Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger) visited Rivers to show solidarity...


The governors and the insurgency

The other northern PDP governors – Ibrahim Shema (Katsina), Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (Sokoto), Isa Yuguda (Bauchi) and Admiral (Retired) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) – are equally clear that Jonathan should not run in 2015 but less confident of their own chances of winning the PDP nomination...


The field gets more crowded

In attendance were Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of the General’s home state of Niger, Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, former Rivers State Governor Peter Odili and a former Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba...


Reformers, politicians and generals

Meanwhile, in Adamawa, his home state, Atiku is being barracked by Governor Murtala Nyako, who is close to Obasanjo; Nyako maintains that Atiku brandishes a fake party membership card...


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