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Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Date of Birth: 29/03/1952
Place of Birth: Lagos


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Railroading senators

There is a split in APC ranks between backers of Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senate President and ex-Governor of Kwara State, and of Bola Tinubu, Lagos State ex-Governor and veteran political kingpin in the south-west...


Big tests beckon for Buhari

Another figure to watch in the APC constellation will be former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, who is still the party's godfather in the south-west...

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Fighting graft, Buhari-style

Political critics say that in the absence of a new government, power over the EFCC has been ceded to the APC, especially to former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who is said to be extremely close to the Director of Operations, Olaolu Adegbite, a former Chief Superintendent of Police...

The allegation that it was Bola Ahmed Tinubu that instigated this EFCC issue with Saraki’s wife carries weight...


A nation in waiting

Other cabinet candidates, including nominees of Bola Tinubu, godfather of the victorious All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south-west, are being screened for corruption links...


Rising hopes, falling revenues

Part of that will be reward for the national role of Lagos, and that of its political chieftain and former state Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in underpinning the south-north alliance that was the backbone of the APC's national campaign...

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'No condition is permanent'

The APC party machine, led by former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, signally failed to deliver a huge vote, with only 1...

That's all the more remarkable, given that supporters of Bola Tinubu – a ruthless deal-maker ranking with the likes of Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley – claim he was the presiding genius behind the APC alliance...

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Welcome back, General

Buhari's entourage, which included Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and ex-Governor of Lagos Bola Tinubu, were surprised at the warmth of Hammond's welcome...


After the bombing, Jonathan declares

Behind them all stands Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor of Lagos State in 1999-2007 and the acknowledged godfather of the APC...

Sceptics about Bola Tinubu's alignment suggest he may hesitate to promote a top figure in the south-west as candidate for the vice-presidency, because it could undercut his own regional authority in the area...

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