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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

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


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Poison politics

The contest for the governorship in Ekiti State on 21 June is heating up with the APC chieftains – former military leader Muhammadu Buhari ex-Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi – pitching up in Edo Ekiti on 21 May to support Governor Kayode Fayemi's campaign for re-election...


Anambra kicks off the race

Although the PDP sees Anambra and the south-east as its political heartland under the presidency of Goodluck Jonathan the APC has mobilised its leading lights such as former military leader General Muhammadu Buhari and the ex-Governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu...


Jonathan’s dialogue plan outflanks rebels

Although the opposition All Progressives' Congress (APC) and its éminence grise Bola Ahmed Tinubu dismiss the dialogue as a distraction other politicians are not so sure (AC Vol 54 No 14 The governors and the insurgency)...

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No visible means of support

The two main candidates – Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ACN and General Muhammadu Buhari of the CPC – are prickly characters and their last cooperation talks fell apart just before the 2011 polls amid claims of double-dealing and betrayal (AC Vol 52 No 1 Electric elections)...


Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

However the brothers are back in Nigeria welcomed as legitimate investors by former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu (see Feature No visible means of support) and current Governor Babatunde Fashola...


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Bola Ahmed Tinubu former Lagos State Governor is close enough to President John Mahama to have invited him as guest of honour to his star-studded 60th birthday party in Lagos in April...


The $100 billion bash

Ribadu says his campaign was undermined by a back-room deal between Jonathan and the ACN eminence grise Bola Tinubu...


The people who run the PDP show

His brief is to rally support in his Yoruba-speaking region and regain ground taken by the Action Congress of Nigeria led by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu...


How the fuel row caught fire

ACN leader Bola Tinubu – whose relations with Bakare have been tense since the presidential election when talks for an ACN-CPC coalition fell through – stayed away from the fuel subsidy protests and maintained an unusually low profile during the period...


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