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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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Cementing new relations

Abuja political insiders have suggested that President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has distanced himself from Dangote who was seen as too close to his predecessor Obasanjo...


West Africa looks east

This week sources in Abuja argued that President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's government was likely to pull out of the US$10 billion project due to concerns about its future viability and reports that 6...


See you in court

The paradox at the heart of Nigeria's latest political drama is that President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua credibly presents himself as a politician who is serious about reinstating the rule of law...


The oil governor under arrest

Along with Ibori some of those threatened with prosecution by the EFCC such as ex-Governor of Rivers State Peter Odili also claim to have contributed to the election funds of the PDP and to the campaign of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua...


A peninsula war

The Nigerian authorities denied involvement and President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua sent his Foreign Minister Alhaji Tijjani Yahaya Kaura and a delegation to pay condolences to Biya and to repeat that the Nigerian army was in no way responsible for the soldiers' deaths...


Friendly in Kampala

The Nigerian delegation drew attention to the statement on Zimbabwe made in October by President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua at a German-African summit in Wiesbaden...


Secretarial duties

Presidents Umaru Yar'Adua of Nigeria and Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone were warmly welcomed to their first CHOGM...


A Katsina man in New York

Nigeria's President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's maiden voyage to New York to speak at the United Nations General Assembly was choreographed by an improbable band of bankers publishers itinerant politicians and veteran diplomats...


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