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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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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...


On a wing and a prayer

Muhammadu Buhari Babangida's predecessor and now one of Jonathan's most serious rivals for the presidency led a military regime in 1984 that hired ex-Mossad agents to kidnap a former civilian politician Umaru Dikko from exile in London and return him to Nigeria to face corruption charges (AC Vol 50 No 19 A business and strategic foray)...


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...


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