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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Date of Birth: 16/08/1951
Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
Died: 05/05/2010


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Executive exerts its privilege

First Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) an Irish-based company founded by Brendan Cahill and Michael Quinn which won a power sector contract in the final days of the Umaru Yar'Adua administration has secured a judgement debt in the United States against the government that with daily interest is pushing US$10 billion over 2...


Oando chief takes on his foes

Dahiru Mangal leading shareholder in Oando PLCA close friend of the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Mangal was said to be one of his main financial backers...


Sharks in an oily soup

The corrosive qualities of the OPL 245 saga dripped across three People's Democratic Party administrations from Olusegun Obasanjo through Umaru Musa Yar'Adua – who was lukewarm on all the proposed resolutions – and Goodluck Jonathan...


Now the race looks serious

Before his struggle with Obasanjo Atiku led the influential People's Democratic Movement (PDM) which was originally built by Shehu Musa Yar'Adua President Umaru Yar'Adua's elder brother who was murdered by General Sani Abacha's assassins in prison in 1997 (AC Vol 38 No 25 After Yar'Adua)...

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Politics of patronage

A draft was finished in 2008 under his successor the late Umaru Yar'Adua setting out a new tax and regulation framework for the sector Nigeria's only major source of exports and government revenue...

Oando's management are in dispute with the minority shareholders Gabriele Volpi the Italian owner of leading oil service company Intels and Dahiru Mangal one of the wealthiest businessmen in the north who was close to the late President Umaru Yar'Adua...


The probity contest

Reappointed in 2007 and simultaneously promoted by Obasanjo to Assistant Inspector General of Police – three weeks before the President's successor the late Umaru Yar'Adua was sworn in – Ribadu was instantly demoted by the then Inspector General of Police Mike Okiro on a flimsy excuse concerning a training course...


All about votes and the naira

The question is whether Atiku from Adamawa State in the north-east and a veteran ally of Umaru Yar'Adua's north-western political dynasty can rejuvenate the north-south axis which with the help of a formidable rigging machine secured four presidential election victories for the PDP...


Health checks

Unlike the power vacuum that ensued in 2010 when President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua left the country for medical treatment Osinbajo has been given full decision-making powers as Buhari has followed the constitution keeping the Senate and its leadership informed...


The great militant chase

It also led to the formation of the PAP by Jonathan's predecessor the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua an arrangement which Buhari has conceded – provisionally – that he'll continue with for now...

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