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Muhammadu Buhari

Date of Birth: 17 December 1942
Place of Birth: Katsina State


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What will Truss mean for Africa?

Her new Foreign Secretary James Cleverly then Deputy Chair of the Conservative party tabled questions about alleged vote rigging in Nigeria's elections by President Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives' Congress in 2019...

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Osinbajo pushes green debt forgiveness plan

In June Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari accused the EU of 'hypocrisy' and 'inconsistency and contradiction' for not investing in a gas pipeline to Morocco while continuing to spend money on some gas projects for their own benefit...

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Attacks shatter Abuja’s complacency

As Islamist militants launch deadly assaults on the outskirts of Abuja and the country groans under a hydra-headed security crisis enraged opposition senators have issued an ultimatum to a seemingly insouciant President Muhammadu Buhari: sort out this dangerous mess in six weeks or face impeachment...


Atiku and Tinubu clash on the economy

Some insiders claim that Emefiele could be pushed out should he not adjust his policy stance away from the foreign exchange market and real economy interventionism favoured by President Muhammadu Buhari (AC Vol 63 No 8 How the Central Bank could win next year's election)...


Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy

That as well as Muhammadu Buhari's decision not to name a preferred successor killed off the party's flirtation with jettisoning its unwritten convention of rotating the presidency between north and south...


Rival parties set up a battle of the oligarchs

But Tinubu's feat was the more remarkable given that he prevailed – against the opposition of President Muhammadu Buhari Vice-President Osinbajo Senate President Ahmad Lawan and APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu (AC Vol 63 No 8 Vice-President Osinbajo's bid challenges APC leader Tinubu and bank governor Emefiele)...

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Fayemi and Osinbajo emerge as frontrunners for APC ticket as Tinubu stumbles

Or will they be called simply to ratify a candidate agreed in a meeting between the 22 APC state governors and President Muhammadu Buhari...

After he helped run Muhammadu Buhari's victorious presidential election campaign in 2015 Amaechi was given the transport portfolio one of the key posts in terms of political influence and patronage...

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Contenders in last-minute negotiations for presidential nominations as deadline extended

Emefiele pulled out of the race once it was made it clear that he would have to quit his post at the central bank before formally putting his name forward (AC Vol 63 No 11 President Buhari's edict shakes up presidential race) Jonathan is still in the race backed by some of President Muhammadu Buhari's close advisors in the villa at Aso Rock for reasons yet to be explained...

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