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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

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


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Battle for presidency splits the Kano emirate

While Sanusi Lamido Sanusi – 14th Emir of Kano – is being supported by the state government his younger cousin Emir Aminu Ado Bayero has the backing of agents of the central government under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and is being guarded by soldiers...


Patrice Talon tests strength of General Tiani’s junta

The Nigérien and Nigerian Hausa business elite as influential in Niamey and Maradi as in Kano and Abuja were frustrated by the confrontation between the junta and the initially hawkish posture of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu pressuring both sides to soften...


Tinubu weighs politics vs competence

As he prepares to mark a year in office President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has received a scorecard from his Political Advisor Hadiza Bala Usman which contains an evaluation of 45 ministers in his cabinet (AC Vol 65 No 3 Shock therapy keeps the people waiting)...


Faye's diplomatic rounds

And on Thursday Faye was in Abuja to meet the incumbent Ecowas chair Nigeria's Bola Ahmed Tinubu before talks with Ghanaian counterpart Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Accra the next day...


Crypto cross words

' Many bankers and economists expressed concern over the vulnerability of Nigeria's economy after President Bola Tinubu used his inauguration speech on 29 May last year to announce a liberalisation programme long championed by the World Bank IMF and international financial media...

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President Mahamat considers the Russian bear hug

The Chadian and Nigerien military are close but relations were dented when Nigerian President Bola Tinubu succeeded in persuading Kaka to ask the junta in Niamey to release President Mohamed Bazoum from his detention since 26 July...

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Cardoso plans a brave new banking world

The CBN circular restated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's aspiration for Nigeria to become a trillion-dollar economy – a plan that has taken a beating due to the precipitate fall of the naira exchange rate over the past nine months...


Abacha consigliere in storm over $11 billion superhighway linking Lagos and Calabar

Once convicted in Geneva for laundering money stolen by military leader Sani Abacha and in the United States for illegal political contributions these days Chagoury is feted by France's President Emmanuel Macron and ex-US President Bill Clinton and most of all by Nigeria's Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a philanthropist (AC Vol 65 No 13 Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy)...

' TINUBU'S FRENCH CONNECTION President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's relationship with Gilbert Chagoury started on a chilly note after the demise of General Sani Abacha in June 1998...

But the victory of his friend and business partner Bola Ahmed Tinubu in last year's presidential elections brought him back centre stage...


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