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Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari

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


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The other General

President Olusegun Obasanjo's rival in last year's contest retired general and former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari (1983-85) was in London last week for medical treatment and to drum up international support for his continued rejection of last year's elections...


Reforms, risks and rumblings

Since returning to power as civilian President in 1999 Obasanjo has overhauled the military dismissing any officers who had held political postings in the military regimes led by Generals Sani Abacha Ibrahim Babangida and Muhammadu Buhari...


The naira republic wins again

Western leaders were divided on the relative merits of Obasanjo and opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari...

The heaviest criticism was from opposition All Nigeria People's Party presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari who told loyalists and journalists in Abuja that the 19 April presidential poll was the most fraudulent in Nigeria's history and urged foreign governments not to recognise the Obasanjo government after its current mandate expires on 29 May...


The big issues

Both Obasanjo and his main opponent Muhammadu Buhari will have to trim their economic nationalism...


North-south divide

Nigeria's elections were pulled back from the brink of collapse on 16 April when leading opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari insisted he would not join a boycott of presidential polls due on 19 April despite claims of massive fraud by supporters of incumbent President Olusegun Obasanjo in legislative elections on 12 April...


Outgunning the opposition

Harry had been organising an election rally for the opposition presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari in Rivers State on 8 March...


From crisis to crisis

His main opponent the northern former military ruler Major General Muhammadu Buhari from the All Nigeria People's Party crucially lacks the support of powerful former President Ibrahim Babangida...


Beware false profits

General Muhammadu Buhari the former military ruler seeking the presidential nomination of the All People's Party (AC Vol 43 No 9) backs the Sharia criminal code and calls on states with substantial Muslim populations to implement it...


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