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Abdullahi Adamu

Date of Birth: 23 July 1946
Place of Birth: Keffi, Nigeria

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Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy

This didn't stop APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu from launching a last-ditch attempt to impose Senate President Ahmad Lawan a Muslim from the north-east on the party as a 'consensus candidate' (AC Vol 63 No 10 Consensus candidate plan upsets the frontrunners)...

Rival parties set up a battle of the oligarchs

But Tinubu's feat was the more remarkable given that he prevailed – against the opposition of President Muhammadu Buhari Vice-President Osinbajo Senate President Ahmad Lawan and APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu (AC Vol 63 No 8 Vice-President Osinbajo's bid challenges APC leader Tinubu and bank governor Emefiele)...



Ahead of key convention, Buhari's allies reassert control of the ruling party

Ahead of the convention three leading candidates for the chairmanship have emerged: Senator Abdullahi Adamu an ex-governor of Nasarawa State whom Buhari is said to favour; Senator Mohammed Sani Musa (Niger State) who has popular support within the party; Senator Umaru Al Makura (Nasarawa State) who is liked by many of the current state governors a key constituency at the convention...


Ambitions in the north

Also invited are several governors with presidential ambitions who are seen as close to Obasanjo: Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa); Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi (Kaduna); Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi); Umaru Musa Yar'adua (Katsina)...

Monster party

Nassarawa's Governor Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu sees himself as vice-president to Odili (a combination that some find scary)...

Third term unlucky

Nassarawa: Abdullahi Adamu (PDP) coordinating third-term lobbying in north...

Players on parade

Behind him come less prominent northern candidates including Obasanjo loyalists such as Kaduna State Governor Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi (who helped out in the constitutuonal conference) the more sycophantic Abdullahi Adamu of Nassarawa and Abdulkadir Kure of Niger State (who might be seen as too close to Babangida)...

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