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Peter Gregory Onwubuasi Obi

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


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Tinubu's last trick: from godfather to Kabiyesi

At one end of the stage stands the official winner Bola Ahmed Tinubu whose victory was announced in the darkest hour before dawn on 1 March; at the other the thwarted opposition candidates Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi who are railing against systemic electoral fraud and threaten legal appeals to the Supreme Court (Dispatches 28/2/23 Tinubu edges to Presidential win as opposition and activists dispute the results)...


A high turnout will shake up national politics

If many of the local and international opinion polls on Nigeria's presidential elections on 25 February prove accurate then Peter Obi the multi-millionaire banker standing on the Labour Party ticket should be coasting to victory...


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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