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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

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


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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...


Veteran rebels

Others associated with the ACD include Bola Tinubu Lagos State Governor and chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy and Chekwas Okorie who leads a faction of the All Progressive Grand Alliance...


Political petroleum Inc.

Oando isn't monolithic Wale Tinubu's uncle Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu is close to the company but from the rival Alliance for Democracy...


Talking it over

The 'half' is the maverick Alliance for Democracy Governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu who is serving out his last term but maintains an alliance with Abubakar which could become significant in next year's gubernatorial primaries ahead of the 2007 elections...


Outgunning the opposition

Particularly in the spotlight are the AD Governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu and the PDP Governor of Delta State James Ibori - both of whom are accused of benefiting from drug trafficking...


The battle in the states

Nigeria: 2003 Governorship race Abia Orji Uzor Kalu PDP Yes Strong Adamawa Bonnie Haruna PDP Weak Akwa Ibom Victor Attah PDP Yes Even Anambra Chinwoke Mbadinuju PDP Yes Weak Bauchi Adamu Muazu PDP Yes Even Bayelsa Diepreye Alamieyeseigha PDP Yes Weak Benue George Akume PDP Weak Borno Mala Kachalla ANPP Weak Cross River Donald Duke PDP Strong Delta James Ibori PDP Strong Ebonyi Sam Egwu PDP Even Edo Lucky Igbinedion PDP Yes Strong Ekiti Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo AD Strong Enugu Chimaroke Nnamani PDP Yes Even Gombe Abubakar Hashidu ANPP Even Imo Achike Udenwa PDP Even Jigawa Ibrahim Saminu Turaki ANPP Weak Kaduna Ahmed Makarfi PDP Yes Even Kano Rabiu Kwankwaso PDP Yes Weak Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'Adua PDP Even Kebbi Adamu Aliero ANPP Strong Kogi Abubakar Audu ANPP Even Kwara Mohammed Lawal ANPP Weak Lagos Bola Tinubu AD Yes Even Nassarawa Abdullahi Adamu PDP Yes Weak Niger Abdukadir Kure PDP Yes Weak Ogun Olusegun Osoba AD Strong Ondo Adebayo Adefarati AD Strong Osun Adebisi Akande AD Strong Oyo Lam Adesina AD Strong Plateau Joshua Dariye PDP Weak Rivers Peter Odili PDP Strong Sokoto Attahiru Bafarawa ANPP Strong Taraba Jolly Ngame PDP Strong Yobe Bukar Abba Ibrahim ANPP Strong Zamfara Ahmed Sani Yerima ANPP Yes Even * Petition submitted to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ANPP ambitions Buhari and the ANPP also hope to make big gains in the south-east where the Igbo (the third biggest ethnic group) believe they have been sidelined by Obasanjo's government...


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