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Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari

Date of Birth: 17/12/1942
Place of Birth: Katsina State


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High risks, low politics

Of the myriad security threats in Nigeria herder-farmer clashes which have killed more than 4 000 people and seen at least 250 000 chased from their homes in the past three years are the most personal for President Muhammadu Buhari...


The Gang of 43 breaks cover

With an extra five members stuffed with party loyalists and an average age of 60 President Muhammadu Buhari's new ministerial team cannot be accused of exuding dynamism or imagination...

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False starts for the clean-up

Royal Dutch Shell was the dominant presence here after oil was first discovered in 1956 but since President Muhammadu Buhari won re-election he has handed the operating licence for Ogoni's 96 oil-wells and 9 oil-fields OML11 to NNPC...

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The rise of Godwin Emefiele

The importance of Godwin Emefiele governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria to President Muhammadu Buhari's plans was clear as he set out his agenda for the next five years in Abuja on 24 June...

NNPC chance for reform President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of Mele Kyari petroleum engineer and former head of marketing as group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is his second major economic appointment a month into his second term...


Oando chief takes on his foes

President Muhammadu Buhari who controlled the oil portfolio in his first term alongside the deputy minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu is due to announce a new cabinet for his second term in the coming weeks...

He is also from Katsina State home state of Yar'Adua and President Muhammadu Buhari...

Outgoing Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara who both crossed over to the opposition halfway into their tenure were at constant loggerheads with the APC leadership and President Muhammadu Buhari who tried but failed to remove them...


Troubles mount for Buhari

It may have been lack-lustre economy or the deepening national security crisis but President Muhammadu Buhari's swearing-in on 29 May was a morose affair...


OPL245: Fight or flight

A new claim for damages by the Federal Republic of Nigeria linked to a historic scandal over the controversial award of the OPL 245 oil licence is set to further embarrass two high-profile ministers as President Muhammadu Buhari ponders a reshuffle ahead of his inauguration for a second four-year term on 29 May...


Slowing down but borrowing more

Nigeria's economic policies are unlikely to change significantly in the short term following the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in February even with likely ministerial changes and the anticipated exit of Central Bank of Nigeria governor Godwin Emefiele...

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Atiku takes his beef to DC

He is spending $30 000 on Washington DC lobbyists Fein and DelValle to try to persuade United States President Donald Trump's administration and the US Congress not to recognise President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election victory...


Clean-up or cover-up?

Re-elected as President last month Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress has now ordered the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to take over Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 in Ogoni from Shell Petroleum Development Company no later than 30 April...


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