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Donald Duke

Date of Birth: 30 September 1961
Place of Birth: Calabar


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A split by any other name

Another contender for the alliance's presidential ticket is former governor of Cross River, Donald Duke...


Friends with benefits

' Saraki and Kwankwaso are seen as presidential contenders – as is Donald Duke, a southerner who was also a governor under Obasanjo...


An election on autopilot

There was a buzz that they could present the suave Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River as a presidential candidate...


Rumblings in the regions

That was the nub of Obasanjo's call for a 'Coalition for Nigeria', a political movement that was launched on 31 January by Donald Duke, a former PDP governor of Cross River State, and Olagunsoye Oyinlola, a former PDP governor of Osun State...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Bakare is eyeing a group he terms the ‘best of the north and south’: Buhari, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Nuhu Ribadu, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, Pat Utomi and Donald Duke...


The storm before the storm

Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State, and Donald Duke, former Governor of Cross River State, were in Obasanjo’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) but they were frustrated out of the race...


Pop goes the third term balloon

Among the state governors, his favoured candidates include: Peter Odili (Rivers State); Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi); Donald Duke (Cross River); and Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna)...


Players on parade

The vice-presidency is being eyed by southern governors, notably Obasanjo acolytes, the governors of Rivers State Peter Odili and Cross River, Donald Duke...


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...


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