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Nigeria

Peter Gregory Onwubuasi Obi

Date of Birth: 19 July 1961
Place of Birth: Onitsha


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Economic woes test voter loyalties

Ignoring exchange rate fluctuations Buhari's successor – whether Bola Tinubu (APC) Atiku Abubakar (People's Democratic Party) or Peter Obi (Labour Party) – could inherit an official debt stock more than double – in nominal terms – the N35...


Obi rules at Chatham House

Of Nigeria's presidential candidates so far to set out their stall at London's Chatham House think tank the Labour Party's Peter Obi easily won on points on 16 January...


Election noise louder but signals weaker

Restrictions on vote buying could benefit the Labour Party's Peter Obi the least pecunious of the top three candidates...

Obi reckoned to have a substantial lead over Tinubu and Atiku by a slew of local and international opinion polls has much going for him (AC Vol 63 No 15 Peter Obi shakes up the political class)...


An election umpire besieged on all sides

Their supporters worry about the adulation lavished on Peter Obi the Labour Party (LP) flagbearer who has seen a surge in support and is the candidate of choice for many particularly among young people (AC Vol 63 No 13 Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy)...

Some critics argued that Nwafor was whisked away from the main engine room because he might object to attempts to sideline Peter Obi because he like Obi is Igbo...

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Opposition fall-out shakes up election plans

Wike has also received overtures from Peter Obi presidential candidate for the small Labour Party who is holding fundraising rallies in the United States this month (AC Vol 63 No 15 Peter Obi shakes up the political class)...

He has met with Peter Obi as well as the APC's presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Nigeria and in Europe...

A third option for Wike would be Peter Obi and the Labour Party...


Peter Obi shakes up the political class

But Peter Obi the geeky former governor of Anambra state is upending the political establishment's complacency about next year's presidential elections...


Presidential race tightens after flagbearers pick running mates

The longest-ever presidential election campaign in Nigerian history is into its next more intense phase after the three leading candidates – Atiku Abubakar Peter Obi and Bola Ahmed Tinubu – have named their running mates...

The only significant defection from the PDP so far has been Peter Obi the multi-millionaire banker and former governor of Anambra state who is now running an insurgent-style campaign on the platform of the Labour Party...


Atiku and Tinubu clash on the economy

Both of them could feel the heat from Peter Obi the former governor of Anambra State who is standing for the presidency on the ticket of the Labour Party and promises a mix of competent economic management targeted social programmes and to fight corruption seriously...


Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy

How Peter Obi could shake up the system When the two main parties chose septuagenarian oligarchs for their presidential candidates they prepared the ground for an insurgent campaign for the top job by Peter Obi who has won the nomination of the Labour Party a small trade union-based party...


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