Nigeria

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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Vol 55 N0 23

NIGERIA

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...

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SIERRA LEONE

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...

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NIGERIA

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...

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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...

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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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Inside the presidential fight

The key architects of the APC have been Buhari and the ACN leader, former Lagos Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu...

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NIGERIA

No visible means of support

The two main candidates – Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ACN and General Muhammadu Buhari of the CPC – are prickly characters and their last cooperation talks fell apart just before the 2011 polls amid claims of double-dealing and betrayal (AC Vol 52 No 1, Electric elections)...

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NIGERIA

Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

However, the brothers are back in Nigeria, welcomed as legitimate investors by former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu (see Feature, No visible means of support) and current Governor Babatunde Fashola...

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