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Nigeria

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Date of Birth: 10 January 1966
Place of Birth: Sokoto State


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Governors get set

In Sokoto incumbent governor Aminu Tambuwal is seeking a second term after failing to win nomination as a presidential candidate (AC Vol 59 No 25 Election bored game)...


A poll without passion

Although the ruling party has broadly united behind Buhari's candidacy – all the serious challengers such as Sokoto governor Aminu Tambuwal and the former state governors Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) and Bukola Saraki (Kwara) have defected to the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) – there are big political fights at state level...


Election bored game

A few hundred turned up for Atiku's launch rally on 3 December in Sokoto where incumbent governor Aminu Tambuwal had been one the leading contenders for the PDP's presidential ticket...


Now the race looks serious

However Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto and former Kano governor Rabiu Kwankwaso have defected to the PDP and although they probably will not deliver a win for Atiku in their states they may well keep the APC machine from inflating the numbers and deliver the 25% that Atiku needs as well as possibly winning gubernatorial races there...

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Blame game scuppers reform

The field is already crowded with other defectors: former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (1999-2007) is now back in the PDP for a third time while Aminu Tambuwal Sokoto Governor who has also flirted between rival parties said on 16 August that he was 'under intense pressure from various quarters' to stand for the presidency...


Barbarians at the gate

Aminu Tambuwal Governor of Sokoto joined the defectors to the People's Democratic Party (PDP); the deputy governor of Kano followed suit as did lawmakers in both states...


A split by any other name

Wike recently hosted Atiku and Aminu Tambuwal the APC governor of Sokoto State and once a possible successor to Buhari in Rivers State...


An election on autopilot

Others in the frame are Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso ex-governor of Kano and Aminu Tambuwal governor of Sokoto...


Who goes first?

That party explains why many think that some other top APC politicians such as former governor of Kano State Rabiu Kwankwaso and the speaker of the national House of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal might be tempted to defect to the PDP where they think they could more easily pick up the presidential nomination...


All about votes and the naira

All the likely successors to Buhari – Senate President Bukola Saraki former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai – will bide their time in 2018...


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