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Nigeria

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Date of Birth: 16/08/1951
Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
Died: 05/05/2010


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Deconstructing Chindia

Projects like that are likely to meet a good reception when they match domestic political goals: ailing Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has failed to deliver on his promise to produce 6 000 MW by the end of 2009...


A useful deal in the Delta

South Korea's state-run Land and Housing Corporation is offering investments and technical cooperation in the oil-rich Niger Delta a move that might help the ambitions of Seoul's energy companies and appeal to President Umaru Yar'Adua's efforts to win hearts and minds following his amnesty offer to Delta militants in October...


Seoul brothers

In August the Nigerian courts annulled President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s revocation of the Korea National Oil Corporation’s rights to the licences on blocks 321 and 323 (AAC Vol 2 No 10)...


Yar'Adua's cardiac crisis encourages Abuja plotters

Every day Nigeria's feistier newspapers remind their readers how long - more than three weeks so far - that President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has been out of Nigeria and receiving cardiac treatment at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia...


Nigeria's succession: the candidates

Should President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's health problems cause him to withdraw from office a number of People's Democratic Party (PDP) notables are poised to ascend...


The biggest reform of all

The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) which President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s supporters are trying to steer through the National Assembly is meeting massive opposition from the major oil companies their political lobbyists and the Niger Delta militants who resent the lack of concessions offered...


Big oil and small print

Shell's Chief Executive Peter Voser has visited President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and Shell has promised to cooperate with the government's post-amnesty programme...


Abuja buys a Delta amnesty

5 million barrels per day President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua signed an amnesty on 25 October with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)...


Why the banks stay optimistic

To secure a second term President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua must persuade state governors to stick together and back the ruling People’s Democratic Party again...


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