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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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Into the unknown

Given that the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua from the north-west served barely three-quarters of a term the logic is that a candidate from the north should succeed him in 2011...


A government in a hurry

This sent a strong signal to Abuja of American support for Jonathan’s new government after two years of poor relations with President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s team...


Jonathan and the securocrats

By most measures the list is an improvement on the cabinet appointed by President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua who remains medically incapacitated (AC Vol 51 No 5)...


Yar'Adua goes into extra time

On 3 March the state governors decided to block a vote that could have set in motion President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s enforced resignation on medical grounds...


The nearly man

His many supporters across the country say it's not before time: they are frustrated by the refusal of ailing President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and his aides to transfer full executive powers to Jonathan during the President's prolonged medical treatment...


A slow return to growth

Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's long stay in Saudi Arabia has delayed the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill a radical attempt to rewrite Nigeria's relationships with the international oil companies...


The elite scrambles for cover

Instead they argue that a strong delegation of senior PDP officials should propose a lucrative package under which Jonathan would agree to stand aside to allow a northern candidate to replace Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in the presidency...


Beijing gazumps New Delhi

Asian interests grew under President Obasanjo (1999-2007) then waned under Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (2007-2010) and are now in the ascendant again...


Beijing's builders are back

Vice-President Goodluck Jonathan has had to fight attempts by People’s Deomocratic Party barons in President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s government to block him from filling the constitutional role left vacant by the ailing leader...


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