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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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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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President Buhari's edict shakes up presidential race

On 12 May President Muhammadu Buhari called on political appointees – including ministers heads of state-owned companies as well as the Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele – to resign by 16 May if they intend to contest for elected office next year...


Oil spills and theft spike as big oil goes offshore

' Shell's licence to produce oil in Ogoni – where it hasn't run oil wells since 1993 – has been revoked and handed by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which is now able to seek foreign venture partners under the new rules...


How the Central Bank could win next year's election

When it comes to economic and financial strategy Emefiele is in the driving seat and enjoys the robust support of President Muhammadu Buhari and his colleagues in the Villa at Aso Rock...

During his campaign for re-election in 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari pushed for the establishment of another state development vehicle the Entrepreneur Bank...

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Looking for funds as war disrupts trade

After sucessive promises of reform outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari came down in favour of subsidies some of the biggest in the world (Dispatches 14/2/22 Row over adulterated fuel deepens)...


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