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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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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...


Remaking an old relationship

South Africa takes that place now but 22% of Franco-African trade is with Nigeria; in 2008 when President Umaru Yar'Adua visited Paris Franco-Nigerian trade passed E4 bn...


After the boom, a purge

As those caught in Sanusi's net try to fight back using their political protectors the stage is set for the most important battle of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's presidency: if he backs Sanusi then some of the key financiers of the ruling People's Democratic Party could fall from grace...


Islamists raise the stakes as they take on Yar'Adua

Although not directly related the continuing crises in the most economically marginalised areas - the Niger Delta where the oil industry has destroyed the local economy and the north where traditional agriculture is failing to sustain the people - mean that President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua is fighting a war on two fronts (AC Vol 50 No 14)...


Amnesty not honesty

This encouraged President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's government to offer an amnesty to the militants which might cost some N50 bn...


Fifteen years of one-man rule

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo would occasionally pull rank on Jammeh whom he regarded as a very junior officer he mediated in judiciary problems in 2005 but President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has shown little interest...


Half-time for Yar'Adua

After two years of drift President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and his government seem to be trying to arrest the slide...


The hunt for Tompolo

President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s government looks determined to face down the militants despite the human cost...


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