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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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A Katsina man in New York

Nigeria's President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's maiden voyage to New York to speak at the United Nations General Assembly was choreographed by an improbable band of bankers publishers itinerant politicians and veteran diplomats...


A tale of two cities

It has been the worst of times in the oil capital of Port Harcourt in the 100 days since President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua was elected...


Old timers and first timers

The most important African newcomer should be President Umaru Yar'Adua of Nigeria whose predecessor Olusegun Obasanjo hosted the CHOGM four years ago...


Making haste slowly

President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua appointed his cabinet on 26 July and followed this four days later with a sweeping shake-up of the military...


Nkrumah's second coming

Although most of the member states sided with South African President Thabo Mbeki Museveni Kibaki and Nigeria's President Umaru Yar'Adua many are frustrated by the slow place of economic integration as well as the slow development of the AU...


The new man in Abuja

At a subdued and well guarded inauguration ceremony in Abuja's Eagle Square parade ground on 29 May President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua talked about reforming Nigeria's rotten political system...


Champagne in the Delta

Omehia also travelled to Abuja on 4 June with Bayelsa Governor Timire Sylva and Delta Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to petition President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua to release the gaoled militant Mujahid Dokubo-Asari on health grounds...


From Blair to Brown

Whitehall's froideur towards Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's government in the wake of the flawed elections is likely to thaw fairly quickly following some bilateral meetings at the G8 meeting on 6-8 June in Heiligendamm Germany...


Russian roulette

Gusau is proposed as Defence Minister in President Umaru Yar'Adua's new government...


A troubled transition

The gulf between the aspirations of the new political team under President-elect Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and the consequences of last month's disastrous elections is widening dangerously...


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