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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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Hedge fund-backed firm loses bet against Abuja

Until Buhari's astute chief of staff Abba Kyari examined the P&ID case it seemed to be Malami's view that it should be settled out of court – perhaps for a few hundred million dollars...

When the English courts agreed in 2019 that P&ID could seize Nigeria's assets President Muhammadu Buhari's government changed tack: after years of leaving the matter with Abubakar Malami his son-in-law and Attorney General Buhari told Abba Kyari his chief of staff who died of Covid-19 the following year to find new lawyers in London and better evidence to contest the award...

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How the Central Bank could win next year's election

Starting out cautiously as bank governor in 2014 after a career in commercial banking Emefiele has become the second most influential person in the current government since the passing of Abba Kyari Buhari's long-time trusted advisor two years ago...

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Energy law unsettles rentiers

Buhari's late chief of staff Abba Kyari championed the reform initiative as a blueprint both to take on corruption in oil and gas but also to trigger change in other sectors of the economy such as power manufacturing and agriculture...


A last bid for oil investors

Ripple effectAbba Kyari who served as Buhari's Chief of Staff until his death from coronavirus in April 2020 argued that value of the reforms went far beyond an oil sector that for 50 years has generated more than 90% of Nigeria's foreign exchange earnings (AC Vol 61 No 9 Abba Kyari 1952-2020)...


Ready to rumble

The death from complications arising from coronavirus in April of Abba Kyari the President's chief of staff created a vacuum that has been filled slowly and inconsistently...

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Generals tighten their grip

Slowing reformThis year Buhari has lost his closest confidant Chief of Staff Abba Kyari and businessman publisher Ismai'la Isa Funtua...


Buhari goes to the market

With a new team of advisors under Chief of Staff Ibrahim Gambari who stepped into the role after Covid-19 claimed the life of Abba Kyari in April Buhari appears to be revising key aspects of policy (AC Vol 61 No 12 New chief old battles)...


Building back bigger

That is why President Buhari despatched his late chief of staff Abba Kyari to negotiate the Siemens deal at the company's headquarters in Germany...


Groaning about zoning

The programme has been hit this year by the multiple challenges of the international health emergency and the death in April from Covid-19 of Abba Kyari who had been Buhari's Chief of Staff since 2015 (AC Vol 61 No 9 Abba Kyari 1952-2020)...


The shake-up that didn’t happen

After the death of his chief of staff Abba Kyari in April a central figure and workaholic on policy and process in the executive another of Buhari'slong-time associates businessman and publisher Ismai'la Isa Funtua died on 20 July (AC Vol 61 No 9 Abba Kyari 1952-2020)...


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