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Muhammadu Buhari

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


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Cleared by cash

On 8 March in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari's Attorney General and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, and the head of the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs, Didier Burkalter, signed a non-legally-binding letter of intent to repatriate US$321 million of Abacha family loot so long as the World Bank monitors how the funds are spent...


The great militant chase

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), led by President Muhammadu Buhari's new anti-corruption chief Ibrahim Magu, accuses Tompolo and his associates of siphoning away 34...

Twelve angry militants 'With oil prices slipping below 40 dollars a barrel, if the government of President Buhari is willing, we will help to reduce its price of barrel to 15 dollars […] Nigeria will collapse under the watch of All Progressive Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari as we will do everything necessary to actualize the American prediction', thundered twelve 'retired' Delta fighters as they warned the government off arresting their comrade, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo...

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The long arm of Al Qaida

Accompanied by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at a memorial service for the Kenyan troops on 27 January, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed to keep his forces under the AU flag in Somalia...


The logic of naira nationalism

However, Nigeria's demanding business class has wasted no time in pressuring President Muhammadu Buhari's government to change tack economically and is now predicting doom unless the naira is sharply devalued and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) lifts its current array of curbs on foreign exchange trading (AC Vol 57 No 1, Big tests beckon for Buhari)...

INSIDE THE WAR ON GRAFT When President Muhammadu Buhari told Nigerians shortly after his inauguration that ending corruption was his government's most critical task, there was quiet scepticism that the campaign would peter out after a few leading politicians and business people were prosecuted...


Intervention that never was

As the AU summit ended, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Chadian President Idris Déby Itno, the new AU Chairperson, made it clear that Burundi was under 'tight surveillance'...


After the 'rising' – now reform and realism

Take Nigeria, where President Muhammadu Buhari's government says it is determined to combat the falling oil prices with an expansionist or Keynesian programme of capital investment and to restructure the economy to end its chronic dependence on oil exports...

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Currency crunch

This is most evident in Nigeria, where President Muhammadu Buhari has resolutely rejected pressure for a substantive devaluation of the naira (AC Vol 57 No 1, Big tests beckon for Buhari)...


Big tests beckon for Buhari

Fortunately for Muhammadu Buhari, who still harbours deep frustration with partisan politicking, his agenda in 2016 will be dominated by the issues on which he is most engaged – economic policy and security strategy...

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Taking down Tompolo

Given President Muhammadu Buhari's determination to end the still thriving piracy, oil theft and sabotage rackets, his officials will need either to cooperate with Tompolo or to confront him...


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