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Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Date of Birth: 19/12/1962


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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...


Acting President Jonathan sets out his plans

The possible candidates for Vice-President remain pretty much the same: state governors Abubakar Bukola Saraki (Kwara) Sule Lamido (Jigawa) Isa Yuguda (Bauchi) Ibrahim Shema (Katsina) as well as former director of military intelligence Aliyu Mohammed Gusau (AC Vol 50 No 25)...

On 4 February all 36 governors led by Kwara State Governor Bukola Saraki agreed to urge the National Assembly to pass a motion recognising Jonathan as Acting President...


Yar'Adua's cardiac crisis encourages Abuja plotters

The established front-runners are Kwara State Governor Abubakar Bukola Saraki (who would have Yar'Adua's blessing) and Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido (who would have the still-important backing of ex-President Obasanjo)...


Nigeria's succession: the candidates

Abubakar Bukola Saraki Governor of Kwara State...

Born 19 December 1962 Bukola Saraki grew up in Nigeria but left for Britain in 1978 to read medicine in London...


The storm before the storm

The magic circle also includes the people around Kwara State Governor Bukola Saraki and ex-Delta State Governor James Ibori who faces money-laundering charges in Britain...


Quiet President, worried country

’ Others think the President prone to the influence of wealthy but controversial state governors and former governors principally Bukola Saraki of Kwara State and James Ibori former Governor of Delta who faces over 100 corruption charges (AC Vol 49 No 11)...


The new man in Abuja

For five weeks after the vote he was based at Aguda House receiving delegations led by state governors such as Segun Oni (Ekiti State) Segun Agagu (Ondo) Bukola Saraki (Kwara) and George Akume (Benue) who have all been accused of gross electoral abuses...


Third term unlucky

Kwara: Bukola Saraki (PDP) was for but moved against; under EFCC investigation...


The battle in the states

He defected in 2002 to the PDP and his son Bukola Saraki has been nominated as the state's PDP governorship candidate...


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