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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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Inside the presidential fight

The APC, however, is a credible merger into a single party, formed from the south-west’s Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN); the small northern-based All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP, AC Vol 44 No 8, North-south divide); the leading party in the south-east, the All Progressives’ Grand Alliance (APGA AC Vol 48 No 8, Too many parties spoil the polls); and Major General Muhammadu Buhari’s Congress for Progressive Change...

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The governors and the insurgency

The party is increasingly seen in the north as Jonathan’s party: its governors face rising anger from the grassroots, which in 2011 voted heavily for opposition leader and former military ruler Major General Muhammadu Buhari...


Opposition on all fronts

Muhammadu Buhari, a former military leader and the CPC’s presidential candidate in 2011 with a strong northern following, also called the operation a ‘massacre’ and his new allies in the ACN said it showed Nigeria’s military as having ‘little or no respect for human rights and the sanctity of lives...


No visible means of support

The two main candidates – Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ACN and General Muhammadu Buhari of the CPC – are prickly characters and their last cooperation talks fell apart just before the 2011 polls amid claims of double-dealing and betrayal (AC Vol 52 No 1, Electric elections)...


How terror came to Kano

The shortcomings of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government have been pointed out by northern grandees, such as Generals Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, and civilian politicians such as Atiku Abubakar...


The business of terror

Some in the governing People's Democratic Party accuse their political foes in the Congress for Progressive Change of former military leader General Muhammadu Buhari of conniving with elements in Boko Haram to make northern Nigeria ungovernable...


Boko Haram declares war

President Jonathan’s election victory on 16 April over three northern candidates, including opposition frontrunner General Muhammadu Buhari, prompted widespread clashes in Kaduna, Kano and Bauchi states...


Governors, godfathers and guts

Defeated presidential contender Major General Muhammadu Buhari and his Congress for Progressive Change rejected within minutes INEC’s announcement that the PDP candidates Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu and Ibrahim Shema had won in Niger and Katsina states respectively...


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