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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

Date of Birth: 29 March 1952
Place of Birth: Lagos


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Rage at the gates

TriggerNews of the shootings on the morning of 21 October triggered a wave of attacks on police stations and public buildings across the commercial capital including several banks the Lekki Toll Gates and headquarters of TVC News owned by Continental Broadcasting Services a company linked to former governor of Lagos Bola Tinubu...

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States carry on regardless

Fayemi stayed loyal to Akeredolu after backing his emergence in the 2016 primaries against the wishes of APC national leader and former governor of Lagos Bola Tinubu...


Edo's not so merry-go-round

Oshiomhole's looming demise is a blow to the ambitions of one of his patrons former governor of Lagos and APC baron Bola Tinubu who has been eyeing a presidential run in 2023...


All power to the governors

Subsequently Amotekun won the reluctant backing of APC national leader Bola Tinubu who is running for the presidency in 2023 (AC Vol 59 No 7 Return of the Jagaban)...


In Edo, all politics is national

It was a script borrowed from APC national leader Bola Tinubu who pushed out incumbent Lagos governor Akinwunmi Ambode ahead of the 2019 elections leaving the path clear for a more pliable candidate (AC Vol 60 No 4 Governors get set)...

Bola Tinubu: The de facto national leader of the APC has not been able to score victories as often as he used to...


Fight in the last chance saloon

Specifically rival factions have been trying to weaken party godfather and presidential contender Ahmed Bola Tinubu seen as close to Magu (AC Vol 61 No 14 Divided we stand)...


Divided we stand

Public complaints from his foes in the party of an abrasive and abrupt style of management masked more private concerns that he was too close to Buhari's then Chief of Staff Abba Kyari and more significantly to Bola Tinubu Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 and one of the richest men in the country with a formidable real estate portfolio in the commercial capital...


Back to the scene of the crime

That is pitting a faction led by former governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi and sitting governor of Kaduna Nasir el Rufai against the national leader of the APC Bola Tinubu a former governor of Lagos and Adams Oshiomhole a former governor of Edo whose abrasive style has led to his suspension as national chairman of the APC...

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The Emir exits

That might worry politicians such as Bola Tinubu national leader of the APC and its chairman Adams Oshiomhole who are embroiled in a power struggle to control the party ahead of the elections (AC Vol 60 No 17 Executive exerts its privilege)...


King for a year

The frontrunners from the south-west are: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; national leader of the APC Bola Tinubu; Chairman of the governors' forum Kayode Fayemi; and as a long shot Buhari's running mate of a decade ago Reverend Tunde Bakare...


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