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Dr Tanimu Yakubu


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Goodluck with the numbers

The turfing out of Yar'Adua apparatchiks such as economic advisor Tanimu Yakubu and national security advisor Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar rang a few alarms in the north although few seem concerned about the arrest warrants for lacklustre Attorney General Michael Aondoakaa and former Delta State governor James Ibori, currently in Dubai and facing extradition to Britain...


On her Majesty's Secret Service

* The Executive Council of the Federation: Chief Economic Advisor to the President Tanimu Yakubu; Minister for the Federal Capital Territory Muhammadu Adamu Aliero; National Security Advisor Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar...


The nearly man

Commentators denounce a web of intrigue and deception orchestrated by Yar'Adua's wife and his Economic Advisor, Tanimu Yakubu, with Agriculture Minister Sayyadi Abba Ruma, James Ibori and David Edevbie, the President's Principal Secretary...


The elite scrambles for cover

Turai and her allies – Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema, Bauchi Governor Isa Yuguda, Presidential Economic Advisor Tanimu Yakubu and Agriculture Minister Abba Sayyadi Ruma – hoped to assuage Delta militants with an allocation of 114 bn...


Homemade toxic assets

Tanimu Yakubu, as YarA’dua’s leading economic advisor, may be reluctant to move to the Central Bank of Nigeria from his current influential and powerful job at Aso Rock...


Abuja writes the playbook, Beijing brings the players

According to Tanimu Yakubu, Chief Economic Adviser to the President: 'Even at this early stage, where nothing has been agreed, it is clear that the Chinese are ready to pay very, very much more for some of these licences than the existing operators...


The honeymoon is over

On 20 November, Tanimu Yakubu, Chief Economic Advisor to Nigeria’s President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, announced the government may cancel an $8...


A message from our sponsors

All the key policymakers seem to advocate a different path, whether it is Usman, Soludo, Director of the Budget Office Bright Okongwu or Yar’Adua’s financial advisor, Tanimu Yakubu Kurfi...


Among the survivors

Yet on many day-to-day decisions, Usman is outflanked by the President's Economic Advisor, Tanimu Yakubu Kurfi, who was Finance Commissioner of Katsina State when Yar'Adua was State Governor...


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