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Abba Kyari

Date of Birth: 23 September 1952
Place of Birth: Bama, Borno
Died: 17 April 2020


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Into the land of empty

His Chief of Staff Abba Kyari who died in April of complications arising from Covid-19 said it was not a question of if Nigeria changed but only of how: a process of effective and planned reform or something much more explosive (AC Vol 61 No 9 Abba Kyari 1952-2020)...


Kudos to the health-workers

The death of Abba Kyari chief of staff to the President on 17 April of organ failure after contracting coronavirus has heightened concerns (See Obituary)...

In part that will be determined by the President who has been hit hard by the death from Covid-19 of his chief of staff Abba Kyari on 17 April...


Lagos takes the lead

Already it has cut through the country's political class with the President's Chief of Staff Abba Kyari Kaduna State governor Nasir el Rufai and Bauchi governor Bala Mohammed all testing positive...

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Aides leak, north-east burns

After a week in which suspected insurgents burnt dozens of civilians alive in their vehicles outside of Maiduguri two memos from the National Security Advisor retired General Babagana Monguno accused Abba Kyari Buhari's Chief of Staff of hampering the security effort meddling in procurement and interfering in military operational matters...


Hard economics meets political pageantry

That band is said to include Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari and the former governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu who masterminded Buhari's ascent to the presidency in 2015 and proposed that Osinbajo should be his running mate...

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Command economics on trial

Politicians bankers and wonks Personnel matter as much as policy when it comes to results in Nigeria and there are at least five centres of power when it comes to the economy whose influence can shift according to politics and business interests: The Presidency at Aso Rock: President Muhammadu Buhari Chief of Staff Abba Kyari Secretary to the Government Boss Gidahyelda Mustapha and a coterie of advisors including veteran businessman Mamman Daura...


Executive exerts its privilege

Buhari's closest advisers will again be chief of staff Abba Kyari Secretary to the Federation Boss Mustapha and his nephew Mamman Daura...

Close relations between the managing director of the state Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari and presidential chief of staff Abba Kyari (no relation) who also sits on the company's board might bolster reform prospects...

Incumbent Babagana Monguno a former intelligence chief and Brigade of Guards commander has feuded with several senior government aides and Buhari supporters and was neither reinstated nor replaced when Boss Mustapha and Abba Kyari the two other key appointments were retained on 5 July...


The rise of Godwin Emefiele

Kyari who is well known to Buhari but not related to his chief of staff Abba Kyari will lead that tougher stance on investment terms...


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