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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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Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

The amnesty that he and his late predecessor, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, secured in the Niger Delta is coming apart; oil production and state revenues are falling (AC Vol 51 No 21 & AC Vol 52 No 23)...

In 2007, President Obasanjo's control of the Forum was critical in winning support for Umaru Yar'Adua's nomination...


All the President's militias

Jonathan continued the amnesty policy initiated by his predecessor, the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, and has been widely criticised for not consolidating it but exploiting the state patronage of former commanders in the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)...


The politics takes over again

Both ideas started under the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's presidency, then ran into opposition from vested interests...


Goodluck with the numbers

Six months ago when President Umaru Yar'Adua was fighting for life, most of the South-South governors refused to back Jonathan's claim for a formal elevation from Vice-President to Acting President...


Jonathan and the securocrats

By most measures, the list is an improvement on the cabinet appointed by President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, who remains medically incapacitated (AC Vol 51 No 5)...


The nearly man

His many supporters across the country say it's not before time: they are frustrated by the refusal of ailing President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and his aides to transfer full executive powers to Jonathan during the President's prolonged medical treatment...


A slow return to growth

Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's long stay in Saudi Arabia has delayed the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, a radical attempt to rewrite Nigeria's relationships with the international oil companies...


Beijing gazumps New Delhi

Asian interests grew under President Obasanjo (1999-2007), then waned under Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (2007-2010), and are now in the ascendant again...


A useful deal in the Delta

South Korea's state-run Land and Housing Corporation is offering investments and technical cooperation in the oil-rich Niger Delta, a move that might help the ambitions of Seoul's energy companies and appeal to President Umaru Yar'Adua's efforts to win hearts and minds following his amnesty offer to Delta militants in October...


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