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Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Date of Birth: 19/12/1962


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Ministers old and new

* Bolaji Abdullahi (Kwara): nominated by Bukola Saraki, showing that Saraki is firmly in the control of the party in his state and has presidential ambitions for 2015...


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...


A false start

The best hope for the other two candidates, Kwara State Governor Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the former National Security Advisor, Lieutenant Gen...


The field gets more crowded

The three other competitors for the PDP ticket are former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Kwara State Governor Abubakar Bukola Saraki and retired Lieutenant General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, now a former National Security Advisor...

Few rate the chances of Kwara’s Bukola Saraki for the nomination, although he served as Chairman of the Governors’ Forum and should have been able to mobilise the all-important governors’ support for the contest...


Goodluck with the numbers

We hear that those northern governors with the best chance of launching a credible presidential campaign voted against Jonathan's candidacy: Abubakar Bukola Saraki, one of the wealthiest contenders (Kwara State); Sule Lamido, another ally of Obasanjo (Jigawa); and Ibrahim Shema, who had a difficult relationship with Yar'Adua (Katsina)...


Into the unknown

The presidential ambitions of Bukola Saraki, Chairman of the Governors’ Forum, are as strong as ever...


Reformers, politicians and generals

* The Governors’ Forum, headed by Kwara State Governor Bukola Saraki, insists that the PDP’s presidential candidate be a northerner...


Jonathan and the securocrats

The most likely candidates include Kwara State Governor Abubakar Bukola Saraki (who has cleverly distanced himself from Yar'Adua), Jigawa State Governor Suleu Lamido, Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda and Ribadu as a long shot...


Yar'Adua goes into extra time

After months of inaction, the Chairman of the Governors’ Forum and Kwara State Governor Abubakar Bukola Saraki in February backed a formal transfer of authority from the ailing Yar’Adua to Jonathan...

We hear Governors Isa Yuguda (Bauchi State), Bukola Saraki (Kwara), Usman Sa’idu Dakingari (Kebbi), Ibrahim Shema (Katsina) and Mohammed Danjuma Goje (Gombe) met Yar’Adua’s group to warn of the heightening political tension over the power vacuum...


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