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Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari

Date of Birth: 17/12/1942
Place of Birth: Katsina State


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Election credibility on trial

Promising to call evidence from forensic scientists statisticians and psephologists the People's Democratic Party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar filed his petition challenging the official results of the 23 February election that gave Muhammadu Buhari another term in the presidency (AC Vol 60 No 5 The stayaway election)...


The stayaway election

Although Muhammadu Buhari comfortably defeated his main challenger Atiku Abubakar in presidential elections on 23 February voter turnout was just 35...


Drama in the delay

Having said he was deeply disappointed by the postponement President Muhammadu Buhari later let fly threats against would-be vote riggers saying that he had instructed the security forces to deal harshly with them warning it would be their ‘last act on earth'...


Errors of judgement

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari on 25 January is fighting for his professional life in a partisan battle that casts a shadow over presidential elections due on 16 February and state elections next month...


A poll without passion

Some of the blame lies with the septuagenarian front-runners: incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and challenger and ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


Sharks in an oily soup

President Muhammadu Buhari's government has taken an ambivalent line towards the scandal despite trumpeting its own anti-corruption credentials...


Election bored game

As political leaders loudly debate the ethics of signing up to a code of conduct and President Muhammadu Buhari throws back for the fourth time an electoral reform bill to the National Assembly there is a marked lack of enthusiasm in the electorate...


Clean-up gets murky

The programme is fast becoming a hot potato in the presidential election contest especially for President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress...


Promises, promises

In the 2015 elections he turned from the PDP of which he was a co-founder and backed his former military comrade Muhammadu Buhari...


The Brexit connection

Apart from his refusal to sign a trade treaty with the EU President Muhammadu Buhari has not made clear his position either on Brexit or the EU's mooted new policy of a 'partnership of equals' with Africa (AC Vol 59 No 19 Brussels bridles Beijing)...


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