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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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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...


A trap for the juggernaut

His probable second-round opponent would be the CPC’s candidate the former military leader Major General Muhammadu Buhari with strong support from the ACN...


Results that are fit to print

The most business-minded of the southern elite generally back President Goodluck Jonathan from the Niger Delta; their northern counterparts generally back ex-military leader General Muhammadu Buhari from Katsina in the far north; and the more reform-minded back the former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu...


So where did the money go?

Running for the Congress for Progressive Change are Muhammadu Buhari the austere former army general and Tunde Bakare a pastor and political activist...


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