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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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Giant steps

El-Rufai's career is about to take another perhaps giant step forward under President-elect Umaru Musa Yar'Adua...


The dealmaking begins

Time is pressing President-elect Umaru Yar'Adua ahead of the planned inauguration on 29 May...

South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki who knew the Yar'Adua family when he lived in Nigeria in the 1970s sent a formal note of congratulation to Umaru Yar'Adua on 25 April...


The men from the south

The northern politicians around President-elect Umaru Yar'Adua who will be influential in the new government have long resisted more increases in the Delta's share of federal oil revenues...


Yar'Adua prepares for power

Opinion polls financed by the United States Embassy and discreetly circulated last month suggested that Buhari had a seven point lead over Katsina State Governor Umaru Yar'Adua his rival candidate from the PDP...


The grudge match goes on

Let him stand Aides to PDP presidential candidate Umaru Yar'Adua are not worried about Abubakar: 'He should be allowed to stand...


Party pieces

PDP candidate Umaru Yar'Adua is narrowly favoured to win the presidency with his running mate Goodluck Jonathan the Governor of Bayelsa State (AC Vol 47 No 25)...


What future for the reform team?

Both the leading candidates Umaru Yar'Adua and Muhammadu Buhari harbour doubts about the primacy given to market-oriented policies by the Obasanjo government...


Tafidan's ghost

Umaru Yar'Adua candidate of the governing People's Democratic Party (PDP) is Shehu's younger brother...

Both Umaru Yar'Adua and Atiku acknowledge the debt they owe to the late Gen...

' Umaru Yar'Adua comes from distinguished political stock...


New Year election blues

The campaign of the People's Democratic Party's candidate Katsina State Governor Umaru Yar'Adua got off to a stuttering start amid speculation that he lacks the support of key presidential aides and party stalwarts...


Atiku again

Most recently Obasano has denied backing Umaru Yar'Adua (AC Vol 47 No 23) the Katsina Governor - in the presence of the same state Governor who claims that he was asked to raise the 3 million naira (US$23 000) fee for Yar Adua's nomination papers...


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