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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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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...


Governors, godfathers and guts

The most celebrated godfather and Governor James Ibori of Delta State won a privileged position for bankrolling Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s presidential victory in 2007 but fled to Dubai when Goodluck Jonathan took over the presidency last May...


A trap for the juggernaut

Maryam Yar’Adua daughter of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua lost her House of Representatives contest for Katsina to the CPC candidate Mohammed Tukur...


So where did the money go?

Opposition parties claim that over US$27 billion is missing from state accounts managed by the People’s Democratic Party government under President Goodluck Jonathan and his late predecessor Umaru Musa Yar’Adua...


Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

The amnesty that he and his late predecessor Umaru Musa Yar'Adua secured in the Niger Delta is coming apart; oil production and state revenues are falling (AC Vol 51 No 21 & AC Vol 52 No 23)...

In 2007 President Obasanjo's control of the Forum was critical in winning support for Umaru Yar'Adua's nomination...


All the President's militias

Jonathan continued the amnesty policy initiated by his predecessor the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and has been widely criticised for not consolidating it but exploiting the state patronage of former commanders in the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

Under an amnesty during the presidency of the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua he was released in July 2009 and took refuge in South Africa...


The politics takes over again

Both ideas started under the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's presidency then ran into opposition from vested interests...


Goodluck with the numbers

Six months ago when President Umaru Yar'Adua was fighting for life most of the South-South governors refused to back Jonathan's claim for a formal elevation from Vice-President to Acting President...


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