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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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How the big projects fell short

In April 2008 President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's government boasted that China's Sinosure the state export credit guarantee agency would extend $50 bn...


More dam delays

President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua put an end to that and similar deals after he came to power in May 2007...


Star-struck James Ibori

Yet the man who was the principal financial backer of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua becomes eligible for parole after four and a half years...


The unprosecutables

He in turn was a man who did little to deflect the impression that his job was to shield from prosecution James Ibori ex-Governor of Delta State and a major contributor to President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s presidential campaign...


Play the game

Ribadu gave Ambassador Robin Sanders a lengthy exposition on corrupt politicians expounding on the careers of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Obasanjo former Delta State Governor James Ibori and several others...


The strange case of the ex-Governors

Sir Peter Odili ex-Governor (1999-2007) of Rivers another oil-rich state was moments away from being nominated as a vice-presidential candidate when (insiders say) outgoing President Olusegun Obasanjo struck his name out of the acceptance speech prepared for Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who went on to win the governing party’s presidential primary in December 2006...


Boko Haram declares war

It is said that the Okah family has detested Jonathan ever since he worked for the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua visiting MEND leader Henry Okah in South Africa to urge him into the official amnesty programme in July 2009 only months before his arrest in Angola on arms-trafficking charges...


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