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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

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


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Economic woes test voter loyalties

The roots of this emergency – zero per capita growth massive unemployment major revenue losses from oil theft the hefty cost of fuel subsidies above-20% inflation and a fast-growing debt burden – should logically weaken the chances of the ruling All Progressives Congress's (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu...

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

The other two Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) speaking last month and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNNP) on 18 January failed to match Obi's spark...


Grim outlook for the new president

Billionaire businessman Bola Tinubu the candidate for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to promise exchange rate reform and to eliminate the costly fuel subsidy...

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Questions abound over state oil company's bidding round for seven deep water blocks

The location of the fields on offer deep offshore and south of the commercial capital is being promoted by the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission as ideal for the Lagos export-free zone a project closely linked to former governor of Lagos state Bola Tinubu who is now standing as presidential candidate for the ruling All Progressives' Congress...

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Presidential candidates launch uncosted manifestos to boost economy

The multi-billion dollar campaign platforms launched in the week-ending 22 October of the presidential candidates from the two biggest parties Bola Tinubu for the ruling All Progressives' Congress and Atiku Abubakar for the People's Democratic Party have met with widespread scepticism from voters and civil society organisations...

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Peter Obi shakes up the political class

The establishment insists that Obi stands no chance against the two main parties' septuagenarian candidates Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar veteran politicians who each have at least a hundred times more wealth at their disposal than Obi (AC Vol 63 No 15 Presidential race tightens after flagbearers pick running mates)...


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