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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Date of Birth: 16/08/1951
Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
Died: 05/05/2010


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Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

PAP and patronageUnder pressure to deliver benefits to his home region President Jonathan has greatly expanded the amnesty and training programmes launched by his predecessor President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (AC Vol 50 No 22 Abuja buys a Delta amnesty)...


Party rivalries grow as Sata ails

As with several other presidents including Nigeria's Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Mwanawasa's death became the subject of an unedifying public argument between political parties...


After the amnesty, more amnesty

In May 2013 Sanusi Lamido Sanusi then Central Bank Governor reported that the programme had cost US$1 billion since it was launched in 2009 under President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua...


There will be blood... and oil

The deal came just seven days before President Jonathan who had taken office because of the incapacity and then death of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua won the general elections...


Punching out the PDP

Wilson and his associates have benefited massively from the amnesty agreement launched in 2009 by the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and continued by Jonathan...


Reshuffle may not help Jonathan's chances

The independent-minded Usman is best known for effective stints as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and as President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's Finance Minister...


Blocking the great reform bill

Jonathan’s predecessor the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua made her Minister of Works in 2007 then Minister of Solid Minerals before she took the Oil portfolio in 2010...


No visible means of support

Pushed out of the centre during the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s brief presidential tenure Dangote is now the business favourite at Aso Rock...


Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

Also at the ceremony was a flotilla of directors from the biggest indigenous oil company Afren whose founder and former Chairman Rilwanu Lukman was Oil Minister under President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua...


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