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Bola Ahmed Tinubu

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


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Ailing president, procrastinating politics

Its political heavyweights include Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ex-Governor of Lagos and chief of the AC; Ghali Na'abba, ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives; John Oyegun, ex-Governor of Edo State; and Ben Obi, the AC's 2007 vice-presidential candidate...


Recycled activists, new tactics

The second, the Coalition of Democrats for Election Reforms (CODER), is led by Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State and Action Congress chief, and Femi Falana, prominent lawyer and civil rights activist...

Bola Tinubu, a key opposition figure, has not yet declared his attitude towards the Mega Party...


Votes that don't add up

For the PDP militants, their problem is that the AC is funded by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor, who wants to build a voting block in the south-west to boost his vice-presidential ambition in 2011...


The Beijing development plan

Lekki Free Trade Zone pushed by former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu is being built with the help of the China Railway Construction Corporation and the Nanjing Jiangning Development Zone...


Annivesaries and elections

All three will have southern running mates: Yar’Adua has chosen Bayelsa Governor Goodluck Jonathan (who replaced the hapless Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, now facing charges of grand corruption); Buhari has chosen veteran Igbo politician Ume Ezeoke; and Abubakar is set to choose Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, despite his reported distrust of Yoruba politicians...


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)...


Pots, kettles and corruption

Recently launched in Abuja, the AC brings together factions of the Advanced Congress of Democrats (AC Vol 47 No 9), Bola Tinubu's Alliance for Democracy, Chekwas Okorie's All Progressive Grand Alliance faction and factions of the All Nigeria People's Party, thus isolating Muhammadu Buhari, who was opening a dialogue of sorts with Obasanjo...


Veteran rebels

Others associated with the ACD include Bola Tinubu, Lagos State Governor and chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy, and Chekwas Okorie, who leads a faction of the All Progressive Grand Alliance...


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