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Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
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Position: President of Nigeria

Status: In Office

Muhammadu Buhari (born December 17, 1942) was a Major General in the Nigerian Army and a former military ruler of Nigeria from December 31, 1983 to August 27, 1985. He also ran unsuccessfully for the office of the President of Nigeria in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 elections. He is the current president of Nigeria. His ethnic background is Fulani, and his faith is Islam; he is a native of Daura in Katsina State of Nigeria.

Minister of Petroleum

Having joined the army in 1962, Buhari first came to widespread public attention in 1976 when he became the Minister (or "Federal Commissioner") for Petroleum and Natural Resources under then-Head of State General Olusegun Obasanjo. Before then he served as Governor of the newly created North-Eastern State during the regime of Murtala Mohammed. He later became head of the newly created Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation[2] in 1977.[3]
[edit]Buhari government

Major-General Buhari was selected to lead the country by middle and high-ranking military officers after a successful military coup d'etat that overthrew civilian President Shehu Shagari on December 31, 1983. At the time, Buhari was head of the Third Armored Division of Jos.[4] Buhari was appointed Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, and Tunde Idiagbon was appointed Chief of General Staff (the de facto No. 2 in the administration).

Buhari justified the military's seizure of power by castigating the civilian government as hopelessly corrupt, and his administration subsequently initiated a public campaign against indiscipline known as "War Against Indiscipline" (WAI). Aspects of this campaign included public humiliation of civil servants who arrived late for work whilst guards were armed with whips to ensure orderly queues at bus stops.[5]

Gen Muhammed Buhari was sworn into office today May 29th, 2015 as the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)'s recently reviewed promises

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Maintain sound Micro and macro economic policy environment, and run an efficient government and preserve the independence of the Central Bank

Maintain sound Micro and macro economic policy environment, and run an efficient government and preserve the independence of the Central Bank; read more

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Restore financial confidence in the citizens and the world, by putting in place a more robust monitoring

Restore financial confidence in the citizens and the world, by putting in place a more robust monitoring, supervising, and regulating of the financial institutions; read more

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Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
Make our economy one of the fastest growing emerging economies in the world with a real GDP growth averaging at least 10-12% annually

Make our economy one of the fastest growing emerging economies in the world with a real GDP growth averaging at least 10-12% annually. read more

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Use Small Business Loan Guarantee Scheme to create at least 5 million new jobs by 2019

As at 1999, Nigerian rate of unemployment stood at about 8%, today it is estimated from official statistics to be close to 30%. I will embark on vocational training, entrepreneurial and... read more

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Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
Integrate the informal economy into the mainstream and prioritize the full implementation of the National Identification Scheme

Integrate the informal economy into the mainstream and prioritize the full implementation of the National Identification Scheme to generate the relevant data; read more

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Expand domestic demand and will undertake associated public works programmes to achieve this goal

Expand domestic demand and will undertake associated public works programmes to achieve this goal; read more

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Embark on export and production diversification including investment in infrastructure; promote manufacturing, through Agro Based industries

Embark on export and production diversification including investment in infrastructure; promote manufacturing, through Agro Based industries; and expand and promote sub regional trade through ECOWAS and AU; read more

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Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
Make Information Technology, Manufacturing, Agriculture and Entertainment key drivers of our economy

Make Information Technology, Manufacturing, Agriculture and Entertainment key drivers of our economy, by reviewing the present reward system, which is based on certification, to that based on skills, competencies, and performances;... read more

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Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
Balance the Nigerian economy across regions by the creation of 6 Regional Economic Development Agencies

Balance the Nigerian economy across regions by the creation of 6 Regional Economic Development Agencies (REDAs) to act as sub regional hubs in order to promote healthy regional competitiveness; read more

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Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
Put in place a N300bn Regional Growth Fund with an average of N50bn in each geo political region

Put in place a N300bn Regional Growth Fund with an average of N50bn in each geo political region; to be managed by the REDAs, to encourage private sector enterprise and to... read more

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Boko Haram is a mindless, godless group who are as far away from Islam as you can think of

Boko Haram is a mindless, godless group who are as far away from Islam as you can think of read more

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Nigerians shouldn't expect miracles, fair position....

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How can I promise miracles when I come?

“Boko Haram by the 14th of February at the elections that was postponed, were according to government calculations were in charge of fourteen local governments. These are 14 local governments out... read more

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The statement was made by Gen...

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Clampdown on Boko Haram injustice to the North

Gen Buhari has faulted the federal government’s clampdown on Boko Haram Islamic insurgents. He accused the government of killing and destroying their houses while the Niger Delta militants were given special... read more

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US froze $458m traced to Abacha...

Gen Muhammed Buhari (Rtd)
Gen Abacha was not a corrupt man

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, who ruled Nigeria between 1983 and 1985, and his successor, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, gave Abacha the clean bill in Kano after the remembrance prayers marking 10 years of... read more

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Considering what became of Nigeria's economy...

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The task of this administration is how to persuade Nigerians to understand that for a number of years to come, we would be paying debts

The task of this administration is how to persuade Nigerians to understand that for a number of years to come, we would be paying debts, the roads may be long and... read more

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Nigeria is indeed blessed with abundant...

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Yes, you are right, I broke down. I could only recall that it was the only time I ever broke down.

“Yes, you are right, I broke down. I could only recall that it was the only time I ever broke down. I wept because I saw how rich this country is... read more


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