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Nigeria

Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Date of Birth: 29/03/1952
Place of Birth: Lagos


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Buhari opens the war chest

Its success relied on backing from the south-western bloc of six Yoruba states led by Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the former Lagos Governor...


A date with destiny

He is waging an epic battle for survival with Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who was Lagos State Governor from 1999 to 2007...

As national leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu added his weight to Buratai's speech, telling the Lagos State Assembly on 23 May that any attempt at a coup would meet mass civilian opposition...

Saraki has retained London communications consultants Aequitas, which helped Britain's Labour Party to remake its image under Tony Blair in the mid-1990s, but he has to overcome not only his feud with Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the unproven perceptions of corruption and elite entitlement, but also the challenge of Kwara, a state too 'south' for the north and too 'north' for the south...

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Bitter pills for the politicians

These include Osinbajo's old patron, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State; Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice-President; Bukola Saraki, Senate President; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor; and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, ex-Governor of Kano...

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Ambition and ethics

This is partly because three of the main contenders – Bukola Saraki, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Lagos State ex-Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu – have been the subject of detailed corruption investigations...


Health checks

There are some sceptics who question the level of trust between the two men, not least because Osinbajo, a former Attorney General in Lagos State, was the choice of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the mercurial godfather of south-western politics and a former Governor of Lagos State...


Jammeh's long goodbye

The Nigerian newspaper The Nation claimed the aircraft belongs to Bola Tinubu, a leader of the governing All Progressives' Congress, a former Governor of Lagos state – and owner of The Nation...


Grandees test the water

The victory of Rotimi Akeredolu, candidate of the governing All Progressives' Congress (APC) in the Ondo State governorship election on 26 November, has strong national resonance in the battle of wills between President Muhammadu Buhari and the south-west region's godfather, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu...

Bola Tinubu backed Chief Olusola Oke, who had defected from the APC to contest for the Alliance for Democracy, a party with which Tinubu has historic links...


Political schisms hit recovery and reform

Businessmen in Lagos who are close to Bola Tinubu, the redoubtable political godfather and the APC's Chairman in the south-west, complain that Buhari gives priority to fighting corruption and to economic nationalism over the need for urgent measures to revive the economy...

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Buhari's kitchen cabinet

Newspapers linked to Bola Tinubu, a leading figure in the ruling All Progressives' Congress, have been in the forefront of the media plugging the 'cabal' narrative...


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