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Rumblings in the regions

In August that year, Babangida led a palace coup against Buhari with the help of General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, a military intelligence officer (AC Vol 55 No 5, A sage from Zamfara)...

Of the other political generals, Aliyu Gusau has launched his own foundation and is contesting for the presidential nomination of the PDP in the party's primaries this year...


A sage from Zamfara

To those who know both men, President Goodluck Jonathan's appointment of veteran spymaster General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau as Defence Minister on 5 March may be a case of 'my enemy's enemy is my friend'...


Inside the presidential fight

Many leaders – even retired military officers such as Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau – who have crossed Buhari, worry that they would still remain targets...

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Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

After Abacha’s death in June 1998, Nigerian security began an intensive investigation into Chagoury’s business dealings, culminating in face-to-face negotiations between him and General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, then National Security Advisor to President Olusegun Obasanjo...


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

Kaduna conclusions Hardline allies of Jonathan's have gone further, suggesting that northern rivals within the PDP – such as Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau – may have covert ties to Boko Haram...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Despite their promises, northern PDP heavyweights such as Ibrahim Babangida, Aliyu Mohammed Gusau and Abubakar Bukola Saraki failed to back Atiku...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

On paper, that could favour any of the northern contenders for the PDP’s nomination: ex-military leader Babangida, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and former head of military intelligence Aliyu Mohammed Gusau...


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