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Nigeria

Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Date of Birth: 29/03/1952
Place of Birth: Lagos


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A showdown is expected in the Lagos Central senatorial race between Oluremi Tinubu wife of ACN baron Bola Tinubu and Yemisi Ransome-Kuti the late Fela Kuti’s cousin and matriarch of the Kuti family who is standing on the ticket of the Social Democratic Mega Party...


Watch the south-west

The ACN in the south-west is the party of Bola Tinubu the former Governor of Lagos State who handed power to his cousin Fashola...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Both sides would have to take into account the views of Bola Ahmed Tinubu an unpredictable operator who remains a key financier and powerbroker in the ACN...


Ailing president, procrastinating politics

Its political heavyweights include Bola Ahmed Tinubu ex-Governor of Lagos and chief of the AC; Ghali Na'abba ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives; John Oyegun ex-Governor of Edo State; and Ben Obi the AC's 2007 vice-presidential candidate...


Recycled activists, new tactics

The second the Coalition of Democrats for Election Reforms (CODER) is led by Bola Ahmed Tinubu former Governor of Lagos State and Action Congress chief and Femi Falana prominent lawyer and civil rights activist...

Bola Tinubu a key opposition figure has not yet declared his attitude towards the Mega Party...


Votes that don't add up

For the PDP militants their problem is that the AC is funded by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu a former Lagos State Governor who wants to build a voting block in the south-west to boost his vice-presidential ambition in 2011...


The Beijing development plan

Lekki Free Trade Zone pushed by former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu is being built with the help of the China Railway Construction Corporation and the Nanjing Jiangning Development Zone...


Annivesaries and elections

All three will have southern running mates: Yar’Adua has chosen Bayelsa Governor Goodluck Jonathan (who replaced the hapless Diepreye Alamieyeseigha now facing charges of grand corruption); Buhari has chosen veteran Igbo politician Ume Ezeoke; and Abubakar is set to choose Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu despite his reported distrust of Yoruba politicians...


All for one, not yet

Governors under EFCC scrutiny include: James Ibori (Delta); Lucky Igbinedion (Edo); Ayo Fayose (Ekiti); Bonnie Haruna (Adamawa); Gbenga Daniel (Ogun); Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Osun); Adamu Aleiro (Kebbi); Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto); Saminu Ibrahim Turaki (Jigawa); Ahmad Makarfi (Kaduna); Goodluck Jonathan (Bayelsa); Chimaraoke Nnamani (Enugu); Achike Udenwa (Imo); Sam Egwu (Ebonyi); and Bola Tinubu (Lagos)...


Pots, kettles and corruption

Recently launched in Abuja the AC brings together factions of the Advanced Congress of Democrats (AC Vol 47 No 9) Bola Tinubu's Alliance for Democracy Chekwas Okorie's All Progressive Grand Alliance faction and factions of the All Nigeria People's Party thus isolating Muhammadu Buhari who was opening a dialogue of sorts with Obasanjo...


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