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Nigeria

Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa

Date of Birth: 04/10/1954


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The opposition frontrunners

In October Atiku Buhari Attahiru Bafarawa and others - known as the G-23 - announced a new party whose presidential candidate would be decided in a 'free and fair' primary...

Comparing himself favourably to the cumulative efforts of leaders from the North Attahiru Bafarawa summed up his achievements as Governor of Sokoto State (1999-2007): 'Our government constructed over 1 000 kilometres of roads produced over 50 medical students built a time-tested media house and hooked our people to the national grid...


Recycled activists, new tactics

The first component the National Democratic Initiative (NDI) was started by Muhammadu Buhari Atiku Abubakar and Attahiru Bafarawa...


Too many parties spoil the polls

The Democratic People's Party (DPP) led by Attahiru Bafarawa includes AD PDP and ANPP dissidents and stands a good chance of holding Bafarawa's home state of Sokoto...


All for one, not yet

Governors under EFCC scrutiny include: James Ibori (Delta); Lucky Igbinedion (Edo); Ayo Fayose (Ekiti); Bonnie Haruna (Adamawa); Gbenga Daniel (Ogun); Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Osun); Adamu Aleiro (Kebbi); Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto); Saminu Ibrahim Turaki (Jigawa); Ahmad Makarfi (Kaduna); Goodluck Jonathan (Bayelsa); Chimaraoke Nnamani (Enugu); Achike Udenwa (Imo); Sam Egwu (Ebonyi); and Bola Tinubu (Lagos)...


The battle in the states

Nigeria: 2003 Governorship race Abia Orji Uzor Kalu PDP Yes Strong Adamawa Bonnie Haruna PDP Weak Akwa Ibom Victor Attah PDP Yes Even Anambra Chinwoke Mbadinuju PDP Yes Weak Bauchi Adamu Muazu PDP Yes Even Bayelsa Diepreye Alamieyeseigha PDP Yes Weak Benue George Akume PDP Weak Borno Mala Kachalla ANPP Weak Cross River Donald Duke PDP Strong Delta James Ibori PDP Strong Ebonyi Sam Egwu PDP Even Edo Lucky Igbinedion PDP Yes Strong Ekiti Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo AD Strong Enugu Chimaroke Nnamani PDP Yes Even Gombe Abubakar Hashidu ANPP Even Imo Achike Udenwa PDP Even Jigawa Ibrahim Saminu Turaki ANPP Weak Kaduna Ahmed Makarfi PDP Yes Even Kano Rabiu Kwankwaso PDP Yes Weak Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'Adua PDP Even Kebbi Adamu Aliero ANPP Strong Kogi Abubakar Audu ANPP Even Kwara Mohammed Lawal ANPP Weak Lagos Bola Tinubu AD Yes Even Nassarawa Abdullahi Adamu PDP Yes Weak Niger Abdukadir Kure PDP Yes Weak Ogun Olusegun Osoba AD Strong Ondo Adebayo Adefarati AD Strong Osun Adebisi Akande AD Strong Oyo Lam Adesina AD Strong Plateau Joshua Dariye PDP Weak Rivers Peter Odili PDP Strong Sokoto Attahiru Bafarawa ANPP Strong Taraba Jolly Ngame PDP Strong Yobe Bukar Abba Ibrahim ANPP Strong Zamfara Ahmed Sani Yerima ANPP Yes Even * Petition submitted to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ANPP ambitions Buhari and the ANPP also hope to make big gains in the south-east where the Igbo (the third biggest ethnic group) believe they have been sidelined by Obasanjo's government...


The Generals' election

They include the Speaker of the House of Representatives Ghali Na'Abba; Kano's political chieftain businessman Abubakar Rimi; former Biafran leader Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu; Sokoto State Governor Attahiru Bafarawa; and the Chairman of the trustees of the northern-based Arewa Consultative Forum Sunday Awoniyi...


How Sharia spread

Governors Umar Yar'Adua (Katsina) Ibrahim Saminu Turaki (Jigawa) and Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto) balanced local pressure to extend Sharia against federal inducements not to and chose Sharia...


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