Umaru Yar Adua

 
Chibok girls release is good news, just when Buhari needs it most
Chibok girls release is good news, just when Buhari needs it most
On Sunday, an unwell Muhammadu Buhari roused himself from his sickbed to make a rare public appearance. The Nigerian President has been in...
Nigeria to vote for president in bid for true democracy
Nigeria to vote for president in bid for true democracy
Nigeria votes for a president on Saturday in what may be a historic moment for Africa's most populous nation as it bids to end years of rigging and...
Jonathan sworn in after death of president
Jonathan sworn in after death of president
Nigeria's Acting President Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in as head of state on Thursday following the death of President Umaru Yar'Adua and will...
Yar'Adua's oil reforms run into troubled waters
Yar'Adua's oil reforms run into troubled waters
The death of Nigeria's president Umaru Yar'Adua jeopardises long-awaited reforms of the nation's decrepit and corruption-ridden oil sector,...
Nigerian president dies, acting leader to take over
Nigerian president dies, acting leader to take over
Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua died late on Wednesday, aged 58, after a long battle with kidney and heart ailments, paving the way for the most...
Nigerian leader Yar'Adua dies
Nigerian leader Yar'Adua dies
Nigeria president Umaru Yar'Adua has died, an official at his office confirmed late on Wednesday.
Nigerians get wired over Cabinet nominees
Nigerians get wired over Cabinet nominees
They say the quickest way to know your family history is to run for office in Nigeria. Or have your name forwarded to the Senate as a ministerial...
Explosions hit amnesty talks in Nigeria's oil delta
Explosions hit amnesty talks in Nigeria's oil delta
Two explosions shook the state governor's office in Nigeria's southern oil city of Warri on Monday where amnesty talks were being held, minutes...
Nigeria's powerful state governors back acting leader
Nigeria's powerful state governors back acting leader
Nigeria's powerful state governors pledged their support for Acting President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday, saying he should continue to lead...
Nigerian president returns from Saudi hospital
Nigerian president returns from Saudi hospital
Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua arrived back in Abuja on Wednesday after three months in a Saudi Arabian hospital, renewing uncertainty over the...
Doctors block access to ailing Nigerian president
Doctors block access to ailing Nigerian president
Ailing Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua's doctors are refusing to allow visitors from Abuja to see him in his Jeddah hospital, Nigeria's ambassador to Saudi Arabia said on Monday....
Nigeria power transfer 'is needed political tonic'
Nigeria power transfer 'is needed political tonic'
The transfer of power to Goodluck Jonathan as Nigeria's acting president in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua is the tonic needed to revive...

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