Tag: Umaru Musa Yar’adua

Breaking: Late Nigerian President Yar’Adua’s son, remanded in prison for killing 4 people

A Magistrate’s Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has remanded Aminu Yar’Adua, 36, the son of late former President Musa Yar’Adua, in prison for allegedly killing four people in an auto crash in Yola. Yar’Adua, a student of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, was charged to court for allegedly[Read More…]

“You Helped Bring Peace to the Niger Delta” – 7Years After, Ex-President Jonathan Pays Tribute To Late Yar’adua

Nigeria’s immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan has paid tribute to his former boss, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Nigeria’s ex-President, has described his former boss and predecessor, the late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua as a great gift to the nation and people of Nigeria. He made the[Read More…]

Yar’Adua Is Never To Be Forgotten – Ex-President Jonathan

The immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has recounted fond memories he shared with his former boss and predecessor, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who died in the year 2010. In a tribute published on his Facebook page on Thursday, Jonathan wrote: “Six years ago, I lost a dear friend and partner[Read More…]

Reuben Abati: From Obasanjo’s Third Term Agenda To Yar’adua Demise, Six Lessons We Have Learnt

The democratic experience in Nigeria has definitely been a continuing learning curve, and the more lessons we learn at various active centres: people, platforms and processes, the richer our democracy, the stronger the society evolves to deliver a brighter future for the sovereign. The greatest residue of our democracy in[Read More…]

Senate Begins Probe Of Obasanjo, Yar’adua, Others Over Funds Mismanagement In The Power Sector

The Senate will today begin an inquest into alleged mismanagement of funds appropriated to the power sector from the Olusegun Obasanjo civilian administration to date In a statement, yesterday, by the Clerk of Senate ad hoc Committee on Power, Cletus Ojabo, the power sector probe will be in the form[Read More…]

Buhari Names 13-Man Panel Composed Of Mostly Retired Military Officials To Probe Yar’Adua & Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, set up a 13-member panel to probe two of his predecessors, late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on procurement of arms and ammunition for the Armed Forces. The investigative committee’s mandate is to identify irregularities and make recommendations for streamlining the procurement process in[Read More…]

‘Yar’adua & Jonathan Never Wanted To Be President/Vice But Obasanjo Forced It On Them’ Donald Duke Reveals

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, says former President Goodluck Jonathan told his benefactor, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, that he did not want to be vice-president in 2007. Obasanjo had, at the end of his eight-year tenure, endorsed Umaru Musa Yar’Aadua as his successor, pairing him with Jonathan[Read More…]

Obasanjo Blasts Late Umaru Yar’adua For Cancelling The Sale Of Kaduna & Port Harcourt Refineries To Dangote, Slams Jonathan

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that late President Yar’Adua was wrong for cancelling the sale of the Kaduna and Port Harcourt refineries to a Dangote-led consortium by his administration . In the second part of an interview granted a private television station, Channels TV, Obasanjo accused Yar’Adua of sacrificing[Read More…]

Obasanjo Says Late Musa Yar’Adua Deceived Him About His Health In New Book #MyWatch

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in his yet-to-be-released three-part memoirs titled My Watch, accused late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adau of deceiving him about how serious his health issues were before he became the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2007. Obasanjo surprisingly helped Yar’Adua to pick PDP’s ticket[Read More…]

Tunde Leye: The President And His Networth

In 2007, Umaru Musa Yar’adua, UMYA as the press labelled him, was elected the president of Nigeria. He made adherence to the rule of law one of the oft repeated mantras of his government, as each successive government in Nigeria is wont to do. One of the key stipulations of[Read More…]