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Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari

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


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The new man in Abuja

Yet many other ex-military politicians such as former generals Ibrahim Babangida and Muhammadu Buhari are far from reconciled to his presidency...


A troubled transition

The opposition All Nigeria People's Party candidate General Muhammadu Buhari was particularly embittered because he had received personal assurances from Obasanjo that the elections would be free and the electoral commission properly accountable...


Yar'Adua prepares for power

General Muhammadu Buhari presidential candidate of the All Nigeria People's Party is widely regarded as a competent and responsible if austere candidate after his stint as military leader from 1983-85...


Party pieces

In Katsina there is fierce opposition to the choice for gubernatorial candidate PDP Deputy Chairman Ibrahim Shema; Katsina is the home State both of Yar'Adua and of his rival General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Nigeria People's Party...


What future for the reform team?

Both the leading candidates Umaru Yar'Adua and Muhammadu Buhari harbour doubts about the primacy given to market-oriented policies by the Obasanjo government...


Tafidan's ghost

Muhammadu Buhari standing for the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) was Shehu's best friend at school and joined the army with him in 1962...


New Year election blues

' Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari (1983-85) standing for the All Nigeria People's Party has put in a strong early showing and is understood to have opened a dialogue with his former nemesis but key power broker Ibrahim Babangida (1985-93) who toppled him in 1985...


Annivesaries and elections

Yet the key focus will be on the presidency with three leading contenders: from Katsina in the far north Umaru Yar’Adua who stands for the governing People’s Democratic Party; Muhammadu Buhari for the All Nigeria People’s Party; Atiku Abubakar President Olusegun Obasanjo’s estranged deputy and like his rivals a Muslim northerner picked up the Action Congress nomination in late December...


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