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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

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


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Fighting graft, Buhari-style

Political critics say that in the absence of a new government power over the EFCC has been ceded to the APC especially to former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is said to be extremely close to the Director of Operations Olaolu Adegbite a former Chief Superintendent of Police...

The allegation that it was Bola Ahmed Tinubu that instigated this EFCC issue with Saraki's wife carries weight...


A nation in waiting

Other cabinet candidates including nominees of Bola Tinubu godfather of the victorious All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south-west are being screened for corruption links...


Rising hopes, falling revenues

Part of that will be reward for the national role of Lagos and that of its political chieftain and former state Governor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in underpinning the south-north alliance that was the backbone of the APC's national campaign...

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'No condition is permanent'

The APC party machine led by former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu signally failed to deliver a huge vote with only 1...

That's all the more remarkable given that supporters of Bola Tinubu – a ruthless deal-maker ranking with the likes of Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley – claim he was the presiding genius behind the APC alliance...

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Welcome back, General

Buhari's entourage which included Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and ex-Governor of Lagos Bola Tinubu were surprised at the warmth of Hammond's welcome...


Political storm warning

The APC's two main components are Buhari's faction with substantial grassroots support in the north and Lagos ex-Governor Bola Tinubu's faction in the south-west which controls most state governments in the region...

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After the bombing, Jonathan declares

Behind them all stands Bola Ahmed Tinubu Governor of Lagos State in 1999-2007 and the acknowledged godfather of the APC...

Sceptics about Bola Tinubu's alignment suggest he may hesitate to promote a top figure in the south-west as candidate for the vice-presidency because it could undercut his own regional authority in the area...

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How terror twists the vote

Political gain He adds that its 'likely presidential and vice-presidential candidates Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Ahmed Tinubu would constitute what many Nigerians consider to be a pro-Sharia Law 'Muslim-Muslim'...

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