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Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari

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


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Democracy delayed

Opposition politicians and civil activists see this as a reaction to a perceived groundswell of support in the north Middle Belt and south-west for the All Progressives Congress and the APC presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari...

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Policing the vote

The defeated APC Governor in Ekiti Kayode Fayemi is now a leading figure on the policy and strategy side in Muhammadu Buhari's campaign (AC Vol 50 No 10 Votes that don't add up)...


Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

Yet many voters in the Delta cannot bring themselves to vote against Jonathan the first President from the region and in favour of the APC's presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari who hails from the north which has enjoyed decades in power...


Elections face new risks

More difficult still would be getting the two parties – President Goodluck Jonathan's governing People's Democratic Party (PDP) and presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari's opposition All Progressives Congress – to agree on a postponement and put their combined pressure on the INEC...

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Danger looms as piracy booms

If it's a victory for the likely opposition presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari any form of amnesty – north or south – looks more unlikely...


After the bombing, Jonathan declares

Supporters of Major General Muhammadu Buhari military ruler in 1983-85 and three times the losing candidate in elections since 2003 say no other candidate enjoys his popular appeal in the north...

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How terror twists the vote

Indeed an attempt to set a car bomb near Muhammadu Buhari the APC's probable presidential candidate in Kaduna in July was blamed on Boko Haram...

Political gain He adds that its 'likely presidential and vice-presidential candidates Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Ahmed Tinubu would constitute what many Nigerians consider to be a pro-Sharia Law 'Muslim-Muslim'...

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Oil, the political lubricant

Muhammadu Buhari who is likely to emerge as its presidential candidate at its party primaries in October is seen as one of Nigeria's most credible campaigners against political and business corruption...


The Jonathan surge

APC leader Muhammadu Buhari an austere and disciplined politician has described Boko Haram as un-Islamic and as a band of criminals...


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