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Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos State (1999-2007)

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


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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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How terror twists the vote

Political gain He adds that its 'likely presidential and vice-presidential candidates, Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Ahmed Tinubu, would constitute what many Nigerians consider to be a pro-Sharia Law 'Muslim-Muslim'...

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Oil, the political lubricant

Much cloudier are the relations between Oando, run by Wale Tinubu, and the former Lagos State Governor and now opposition godfather, Bola Tinubu...

In 2011, many believed that Bola Tinubu made a closed-doors agreement with the PDP...


Honour among presidents

Konteh says he was involved in the award by Njala University of an honorary doctorate to Bola Tinubu, one of the leaders of the Nigerian opposition All Progressives Congress...


Poison politics

The contest for the governorship in Ekiti State on 21 June is heating up, with the APC chieftains – former military leader Muhammadu Buhari, ex-Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi – pitching up in Edo Ekiti on 21 May to support Governor Kayode Fayemi's campaign for re-election...


Anambra kicks off the race

Although the PDP sees Anambra and the south-east as its political heartland under the presidency of Goodluck Jonathan, the APC has mobilised its leading lights, such as former military leader General Muhammadu Buhari and the ex-Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu...


Jonathan’s dialogue plan outflanks rebels

Although the opposition All Progressives’ Congress (APC) and its éminence grise, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, dismiss the dialogue as a distraction, other politicians are not so sure (AC Vol 54 No 14, The governors and the insurgency)...

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