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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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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...


Ekiti, the shape of things to come

Both parties sent their top leaders to Ekiti to boost their candidates and largesse was duly dispensed but there is no question that Jonathan would outbid APC leader Muhammadu Buhari on that score...

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The trade-off

Abacha had been a stalwart of the opposition Congress for Progressive Change in Kano but had defected to the PDP after he was snubbed by Muhammadu Buhari...


Poison politics

The contest for the governorship in Ekiti State on 21 June is heating up with the APC chieftains – former military leader Muhammadu Buhari ex-Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi – pitching up in Edo Ekiti on 21 May to support Governor Kayode Fayemi's campaign for re-election...


Everyone loses

Under these conditions the APC faces a tricky choice for its presidential candidate next year: the favourite remains General Muhammadu Buhari a devout and modest Muslim who ran a stern military regime in the 1980s...


Anambra kicks off the race

Although the PDP sees Anambra and the south-east as its political heartland under the presidency of Goodluck Jonathan the APC has mobilised its leading lights such as former military leader General Muhammadu Buhari and the ex-Governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu...


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