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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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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...


Leaving it late

Another ex-military leader General Muhammadu Buhari (1983-85) who has significant support in the north and ran against Obasanjo in 2003 has indicated he is ready to contest...


Pots, kettles and corruption

Recently launched in Abuja the AC brings together factions of the Advanced Congress of Democrats (AC Vol 47 No 9) Bola Tinubu's Alliance for Democracy Chekwas Okorie's All Progressive Grand Alliance faction and factions of the All Nigeria People's Party thus isolating Muhammadu Buhari who was opening a dialogue of sorts with Obasanjo...


Ambitions in the north

Muhammadu Buhari the main opposition leader and presidential candidate of the opposition All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) in the 2003 election...


Pop goes the third term balloon

He buried his differences with the other main northern candidates Babangida and Muhammadu Buhari (both former military rulers) to block a third term for Obasanjo...


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