General (Rtd) Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma

General (Rtd) Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma

Former Minister of Defence

Education: Mons Officers Cadet Training School, Aldershot, United Kingdom; United States Special Welfare Centre, Fort Bragg, US; British Army Staff College, Camberley, UK.

Career: Chief of Army Staff, 1978-79; Minister of Defence, 1999-2003; Chairman, South Atlantic Petroleum Ltd (SAPETRO), 2007 to date.

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Vol 54 N0 25


Presidential letter bombs

Obasanjo informs Jonathan that he has discussed his concern about current developments with his fellow retired generals Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar (both former heads of state) and Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma...

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Goodluck with the numbers

So far he has managed to rely on a diverse team of advisors - former Inspector General of Police Muhammadu Dikko Yusufu and businessman Bamanga Tukur from the north, General Theophilus Danjuma from the Middle Belt and former Commonwealth Secretary General Emeka Anyaoku - without alienating important constituencies...

Vol 51 N0 11


Reformers, politicians and generals

Wealthy, retired General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee, is said to be a sponsor...

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Jonathan and the securocrats

That explains his reliance on three veteran generals: Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma, former Chief of Defence Staff Gen...

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Yar'Adua goes into extra time

Chaired by the former Defence Minister, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma, the Advisory Council’s members include Ben Nwanbueze as Deputy Chairman, banker Fola Adeola, oil expert Basil Omiyi, former Inspector General of Police Muhammadu Yusufu, former Commonwealth Secretary General Emeka Anyaoku, businessman Kase Lawal, Mohammed Hayatudden, Justice Salihu Modibo Alfa Belgore, businessman Bamanga Tukur and Ismaila Isa...

Vol 48 N0 3


Party pieces

For now, political grandees such as Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, Ibrahim Babangida and Theophilus Danjuma are holding fire; the first two had presidential ambitions - although the PDP can hardly change its ticket, with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for candidates in mid-February...

Vol 47 N0 11


Pop goes the third term balloon

Theophilus Danjuma's oil deal with the China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC), make them both major political financiers...

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The Sino-Shango pact

Theophilus Danjuma, who negotiated rights to the block personally with Abacha in February 1998...

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Reforms, risks and rumblings

Theophilus Danjuma, also warned that a cabal around Obasanjo was dominating government and had prevented investment in military welfare...

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Generals on the hill

Theophilus Danjuma, Major Gen...

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