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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

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


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Consensus candidate plan upsets the frontrunners

On that basis party veterans point to two frontrunners – ex-governor of Lagos Bola Tinubu for the APC and ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (AC Vol 63 No 8 Vice-President Osinbajo's bid challenges APC leader Tinubu and bank governor Emefiele)...


Vice-President Osinbajo's bid challenges APC leader Tinubu and bank governor Emefiele

This sets up a clash with some of the leading barons in the party who are backing ex-governor of Lagos and consummate political deal-maker Bola Ahmed Tinubu Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and those some of whom are close to Buhari who are backing an unorthodox campaign by central bank governor Godwin Emefiele for the party nomination...

Here Osinbajo might benefit from the weaknesses of his main rivals: Bola Tinubu Rotimi Amaechi and Godwin Emefiele...


New bankers' ramp

They reserve a particular contempt for the campaign of the former governor of Lagos State Bola Ahmed Tinubu...


Bankers circle the presidency

That did not stop contenders such as Bola Ahmed Tinubu from rushing to the Presidential Villa at Aso Rock to announce his presidential ambitions to Buhari in front of a phalanx of television cameras...


In search of flagbearers

The first name on that list is Bola Ahmed Tinubu elected as one of Lagos's three senators in 1993 then emerging as an activist in the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) that challenged Babangida's successor Gen Sani Abacha as he stepped up repression and grand corruption...


Contenders fill the stage

This has left the door open for APC national leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu who has the money name recognition and grassroots organisation to kickstart his presidential campaign (AC Vol 62 No 25 Tinubu fights for his legacy)...

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Costly U-turn on killings

Earlier this year Bola Tinubu the billionaire national leader of the ruling party spent weeks away in London recovering from knee surgery by undergoing 'rigorous post-surgery physiotherapy' as a statement from his office put it...


Tinubu fights for his legacy

That could derail the chances of the south-west's political godfather Bola Tinubu in the race for the presidency in 2023...


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