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Bolanle Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (Bola Tinubu)

Date of Birth: 29 March 1952
Place of Birth: Lagos


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Tinubu's last trick: from godfather to Kabiyesi

At one end of the stage stands the official winner Bola Ahmed Tinubu whose victory was announced in the darkest hour before dawn on 1 March; at the other the thwarted opposition candidates Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi who are railing against systemic electoral fraud and threaten legal appeals to the Supreme Court (Dispatches 28/2/23 Tinubu edges to Presidential win as opposition and activists dispute the results)...


A high turnout will shake up national politics

Older and more conservative voters are said to favour the veteran candidates Bola Ahmed Tinubu whose official age is 70 of the ruling All Progressives' Congress or Atiku Abubakar 76 of the opposition People's Democratic Party...


The naira republic's banknote crisis hurts (almost) everyone

Whatever the merits of his eight-year rule President Muhammadu Buhari had seemed emotionally disengaged from the election and unconcerned about whether his All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu emerge victorious (AC Vol 64 No 3 Economic woes test voter loyalties)...

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Economic woes test voter loyalties

The roots of this emergency – zero per capita growth massive unemployment major revenue losses from oil theft the hefty cost of fuel subsidies above-20% inflation and a fast-growing debt burden – should logically weaken the chances of the ruling All Progressives Congress's (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu...

Ignoring exchange rate fluctuations Buhari's successor – whether Bola Tinubu (APC) Atiku Abubakar (People's Democratic Party) or Peter Obi (Labour Party) – could inherit an official debt stock more than double – in nominal terms – the N35...


Obi rules at Chatham House

The other two Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) speaking last month and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNNP) on 18 January failed to match Obi's spark...


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