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Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari

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


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Oil behaving badly

As oil prices crash to an 18-year low in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic weakening global demand and a price war President Muhammadu Buhari's spending plans are being torn up...


Lagos takes the lead

After speculation about his health and whether he was even in the country President Muhammadu Buhari gave a belated televised address on 29 March announcing a lockdown of Abuja Lagos and its neighbouring Ogun and Osun states...

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The Emir exits

Despite this mockery of the government's anti-corruption claims Ganduje won President Muhammadu Buhari's endorsement...


Aides leak, north-east burns

Officials in President Muhammadu Buhari's government blame one another for the administration's failings especially in areas such as security...


Generals on the run

Since he assumed office in 2015 the retired general President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a hands-off approach to the conflict deferring to his trusted army chief Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai...

A parade of generals President Muhammadu Buhari – President and Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces since May 2015...


'Eco'-logical concerns

But the neat Cartesian logic of this Francophone reform had paid little heed to the sensitive realities of West African intergovernmental politics particularly in the region's biggest economy and most populous nation led by a president Muhammadu Buhari whose first reflex is a defensive economic nationalism illustrated by the five-month closure of all its land borders (AC Vol 60 No 20 Protectionism and patronage & Vol 60 No 24 Hard economics meets political pageantry)...


King for a year

As he wrestles with mutually reinforcing economic and security problems President Muhammadu Buhari can no longer blame an uncooperative national assembly or opposition state governors if his planned reforms stall again...

Facing urgent economic and security demands President Muhammadu Buhari's team team will need far more political will to fight vested interests in the bureaucracy and business...


Not yet, Generalissimo

It was Muhammadu Buhari's military credentials that persuaded many Nigerians to trust him on security issues in 2015 at a time when insurgents had taken over more than 20 local government areas in the north-east gangs of kidnappers were terrorising communities across the country and the senior ranks of the security services were mired in corruption...

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECURITY YUSUF BICHI Kano-born Bichi was appointed Director General of the Department of State Security in September 2018 replacing Matthew Seiyefa from the South-South who had been appointed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo while President Muhammadu Buhari was on leave in London...


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