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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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Delhi defies the downturn

Emmanuel Egbogah Special Energy Advisor to Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua announced in January that ONGC-Mittal Energy will be unable to access new oil blocks because it has failed to deliver on its $6 bn...


Seoul search in Africa

President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's government is reviewing the award to Korean National Oil Company of Oil Prospecting Licences 321 and 323 in a bid to wipe out controversial contracts signed under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo...


The waiting game

All stand ready to make their bid should President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua relinquish power before 2011 as many of the capital's pundits confidently predict...


Among the survivors

After months of speculation President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has sacked half his cabinet but retained several of his old associates and surprisingly kept on a few of the worst-performing ministers presumably for political reasons...


Wasteful wars, foreign friends

Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua reacted a little more diplomatically and thanked Sarkozy and Brown for their concern...


Service shuffle

President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's appointment of new service chiefs and a new Chief of Defence Staff on 20 August will further reduce the political power of former President Olusegun Obasanjo...


Yar'Adua's judges on trial

Since President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua came to power after a widely-criticised election and started extolling the rule of law much has changed...


Bogged down

In a letter to Cameroonian daily Le Messager the rebels said that they want Presidents Paul Biya of Cameroon and Umaru Yar'Adua of Nigeria to discuss Bakassi's future...


Slaughter on the border

In the year since the election of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua in Nigeria there have been two deadly clashes that could have a bearing on whether Nigeria goes ahead with the handover on 14 August...


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