Mr Ibrahim  Shema

Mr Ibrahim Shema

People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Governor of Katsina State

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Vol 54 N0 14


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...

Vol 54 N0 5


No visible means of support

Just five of the 36 state governors clearly back Jonathan’s second-term bid: Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, Ibrahim Shema of Katsina, Chief Theodore Ahamefule Orji of Abia and Gabriel Suswam of Benue...

Vol 52 N0 9


Governors, godfathers and guts

Defeated presidential contender Major General Muhammadu Buhari and his Congress for Progressive Change rejected within minutes INEC’s announcement that the PDP candidates Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu and Ibrahim Shema had won in Niger and Katsina states respectively...

Vol 51 N0 16


Goodluck with the numbers

We hear that those northern governors with the best chance of launching a credible presidential campaign voted against Jonathan's candidacy: Abubakar Bukola Saraki, one of the wealthiest contenders (Kwara State); Sule Lamido, another ally of Obasanjo (Jigawa); and Ibrahim Shema, who had a difficult relationship with Yar'Adua (Katsina)...

Vol 51 N0 5


Yar'Adua goes into extra time

We hear Governors Isa Yuguda (Bauchi State), Bukola Saraki (Kwara), Usman Sa’idu Dakingari (Kebbi), Ibrahim Shema (Katsina) and Mohammed Danjuma Goje (Gombe) met Yar’Adua’s group to warn of the heightening political tension over the power vacuum...

Vol 51 N0 4


Acting President Jonathan sets out his plans

The possible candidates for Vice-President remain pretty much the same: state governors Abubakar Bukola Saraki (Kwara), Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Isa Yuguda (Bauchi), Ibrahim Shema (Katsina), as well as former director of military intelligence Aliyu Mohammed Gusau (AC Vol 50 No 25)...

Vol 51 N0 1


The elite scrambles for cover

Turai and her allies – Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema, Bauchi Governor Isa Yuguda, Presidential Economic Advisor Tanimu Yakubu and Agriculture Minister Abba Sayyadi Ruma – hoped to assuage Delta militants with an allocation of 114 bn...

Vol 50 N0 25


Yar'Adua's cardiac crisis encourages Abuja plotters

Two other main contenders - Katsina Governor Ibrahim Shema and Bauchi Governor Isa Yuguda - probably have too many enemies to succeed...

Vol 50 N0 25


Nigeria's succession: the candidates

Ibrahim Shema, Governor of Katsina State...

Vol 48 N0 3


Party pieces

In Katsina, there is fierce opposition to the choice for gubernatorial candidate, PDP Deputy Chairman Ibrahim Shema; Katsina is the home State both of Yar'Adua and of his rival, General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Nigeria People's Party...

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