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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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