Bola Tinubu

Bola Tinubu was born on 29 March 1952 in Lagos to the illustrious Tinubu family. He attended St. John's Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children's Home School in Ibadan.

In 1975, Bola left Nigeria for the United States of America in search of the proverbial Golden Fleece with a heart brimming with unrelenting determination to achieve his visions. There he studied first at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois and then at Chicago State University. He graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Tinubu worked for American companies Arthur Andersen, Deloitte, Haskins, & Sells, and GTE Services Corporation. When he returned to Nigeria in 1983, he obtained work with Mobil Oil Nigeria, becoming an executive of the company.

In 1992, he was elected to the Nigerian Senate representing the Lagos West constituency in the short-lived Nigerian Third Republic. In 1993, after the results of the presidential elections were annulled, Tinubu became a founding member of the pro-democracy National Democratic Coalition (NADECO).

In 1998, after the death of military dictator Sani Abacha, he returned to Nigeria to heed a call for all Nigerians to join in the National Reconciliation and Development.

During the 1999 elections, Bola Tinubu was a protégé of Alliance for Democracy (AD) leaders Abraham Adesanya and Ayo Adebanjo. He won the AD primaries for the Lagos State gubernatorial elections and later was elected Executive Governor of Lagos State.

During his eight-year period of office, he made large investments in education as well as he initiated new road construction, required to meet the needs of the fast-growing population of the state.

In April 2003, Tinubu was re-elected as Governor. In 2007, the Federal Government brought Asiwaju Bola Tinubu before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for trial over alleged illegal operation of 16 separate foreign accounts. Two years later, he and governors James Ibori of Delta State and Obong Victor Attah of Akwa Ibom State were cleared of charges by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Tinubu received several awards: Best Governor in Nigeria for Y2000 by the Nigerian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce; Y2002 Best Practices Prize in improving the living environment, awarded by the Federal Ministry of Works and the UN Habitat Group; Y2000 Best Computerized Government in Nigeria Award by the Computer Association of Nigeria.

Tinubu is married to Oluremi Tinubu, the current Senator of central Lagos State. His youngest daughter, Abibat Tinubu, graduated from a Music college in Boston, Massachusetts, US in 2013.

Excitement as Lagos governor Ambode opens ultra-modern park with free wi-fi (photos)

Excitement as Lagos governor Ambode opens ultra-modern park with free wi-fi (photos)

Excitement as Lagos governor Ambode opens ultra-modern park with free wi-fi (photos)
Tafiya Kwadebuwa: Dangantaka tsakanin Buhari da Tinubu ta ɗauki sabon salo

Tafiya Kwadebuwa: Dangantaka tsakanin Buhari da Tinubu ta ɗauki sabon salo

Shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari ya bayyana cewa jagoran jam’iyyar APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu ya bashi labari akan wani muhummin lamari, wanda yace bai sani.

Tafiya Kwadebuwa: Dangantaka tsakanin Buhari da Tinubu ta ɗauki sabon salo
Tinubu ya fada mun abun da bani da masaniya a kai - Buhari

Tinubu ya fada mun abun da bani da masaniya a kai - Buhari

Shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari yace jigon jam’iyyar, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu ya sanar da shi wani “labari mai kyau” da bai sani ba.

Tinubu ya fada mun abun da bani da masaniya a kai - Buhari
Gwamnoni 2, tare da Bola Tinubu sun take ma Buhari baya zuwa Abidjan (Hotuna)

Gwamnoni 2, tare da Bola Tinubu sun take ma Buhari baya zuwa Abidjan (Hotuna)

Shugaban kasar Najeriya Muhammadu Buhari ya kama hanyarsa ta zuwa kasar Kwatdebuwa don halartan taron kasashen Afirka da na kasashen Turai, karo na biyar.

Gwamnoni 2, tare da Bola Tinubu sun take ma Buhari baya zuwa Abidjan (Hotuna)
Tinubu ya kasance nagartaccen dan siyasan Najeriya a raye – Inji Obanikoro bayan komawarsa APC

Tinubu ya kasance nagartaccen dan siyasan Najeriya a raye – Inji Obanikoro bayan komawarsa APC

Sanata Musuliu Obanikoro, ya bayyana babban jigon jam’iyyar APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a matsayin muhimmin dan siyasan Najeriya dake raye a wannan lokaci.

Tinubu ya kasance nagartaccen dan siyasan Najeriya a raye – Inji Obanikoro bayan komawarsa APC
Obanikoro sings Tinubu’s praises after defection to APC, says he is the 'greatest politician of our time’

Obanikoro sings Tinubu’s praises after defection to APC, says he is the 'greatest politician of our time’

Sen Musiliu Obanikoro has described the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the greatest Nigerian politician of our time.

Obanikoro sings Tinubu’s praises after defection to APC, says he is the 'greatest politician of our time’
Tinubu's visit was not political - Afenifere declares

Tinubu's visit was not political - Afenifere declares

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has broken silence about Tinubu's visit to its leader Fasoranti. The group said his was not political.

Tinubu's visit was not political - Afenifere declares
Kungiyar Afenifere ta yi magana akan zargin da ake ma Tinubu na yunkurin tsayawa takara a zaben 2019

Kungiyar Afenifere ta yi magana akan zargin da ake ma Tinubu na yunkurin tsayawa takara a zaben 2019

Kungiyar yarbawan Najeriya na Afenifere, ta ce bata da wata masaniya akan kudirin takarar jagorar jam’iyyar APC Bola Ahmed Tinubu a zaben 2019 da za a gudanar

Kungiyar Afenifere ta yi magana akan zargin da ake ma Tinubu na yunkurin tsayawa takara a zaben 2019
2019: Shehu Sani backs Tinubu, says no automatic for President Buhari in APC

2019: Shehu Sani backs Tinubu, says no automatic for President Buhari in APC

The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has said President Muhammadu Buhari would not get an automatic ticket for 2019.

2019: Shehu Sani backs Tinubu, says no automatic for President Buhari in APC
Atiku confirms exit from APC, lists 4 key sins of ruling party

Atiku confirms exit from APC, lists 4 key sins of ruling party

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has confirmed his exit from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) via his Facebook page and listed some of the party's sins.

Atiku confirms exit from APC, lists 4 key sins of ruling party
2019: Sai Buhari yayi da gaske zai samu tikitin Jam’iyyar APC Inji Tinubu

2019: Sai Buhari yayi da gaske zai samu tikitin Jam’iyyar APC Inji Tinubu

Shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari sai yayi da gaske kafin 2019 don kuwa Tinubu fa yace neman tazarce ba zai zo wa Shugaban Kasa da sauki ba kamar yadda ake fada.

2019: Sai Buhari yayi da gaske zai samu tikitin Jam’iyyar APC Inji Tinubu
2019 presidency: Tinubu reveals what he discussed with Afenifere leader about Buhari

2019 presidency: Tinubu reveals what he discussed with Afenifere leader about Buhari

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has revealed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will follow due democratic process in selecting its presidential candidate.

2019 presidency: Tinubu reveals what he discussed with Afenifere leader about Buhari
Breaking: Tinubu, Akande reportedly in secret meeting with Fasoranti

Breaking: Tinubu, Akande reportedly in secret meeting with Fasoranti

Governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is currently holding a closed door meeting with the leader of pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere.

Breaking: Tinubu, Akande reportedly in secret meeting with Fasoranti
Tinubu is very stubborn - Oba Akiolu of Lagos makes critical decision on 2019 election

Tinubu is very stubborn - Oba Akiolu of Lagos makes critical decision on 2019 election

The first class traditional ruler in Lagos, therefore, urged Nigerians to continue to work towards its success as the ruling party cannot be eased out so soon.

Tinubu is very stubborn - Oba Akiolu of Lagos makes critical decision on 2019 election
Nigerians are still suffering, Tinubu tells President Buhari - Newspaper review

Nigerians are still suffering, Tinubu tells President Buhari - Newspaper review

The headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers for November 17, are focused on APC chieftain, Bola Tinubu's message on President Buhari's anti-graft war.

Nigerians are still suffering, Tinubu tells President Buhari - Newspaper review
Anyone who steals money will face the law - President Buhari warns

Anyone who steals money will face the law - President Buhari warns

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has warned that anyone who embezzles money will be dealt with according to the law by the current administration.

Anyone who steals money will face the law - President Buhari warns
Ka kara kokari domin kawo karshen wahalar da talakan Najeriya ke sha - Tinubu ya shawar ci Buhari

Ka kara kokari domin kawo karshen wahalar da talakan Najeriya ke sha - Tinubu ya shawar ci Buhari

Jigo a jam'iyyar APC kuma tsohon gwamnan jihar Legas, Bola Tinubu, ya shawar ci shugaba Buhari da yayi amfani da ragowar lokacin da ya rage ma sa a karagar mulk

Ka kara kokari domin kawo karshen wahalar da talakan Najeriya ke sha - Tinubu ya shawar ci Buhari
Buhari considers proposal to restructure 8 ministries

Buhari considers proposal to restructure 8 ministries

President Muhammadu Buhari is considering a proposal to restructure some of the ministries and appoint eight new ministers to reshuffle his government.

Buhari considers proposal to restructure 8 ministries
Africa’s 9 richest families revealed

Africa’s 9 richest families revealed

Africa's wealthiest families own businesses across the continent and some even overseas. Others are associated with powerful political dynasties. Who are they?

Africa’s 9 richest families revealed
Nigeria is cursed because of Tafawa Balewa - Primate Ayodele

Nigeria is cursed because of Tafawa Balewa - Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele has said that Nigeria will never know peace due to the gruesome murder of ex-prime minister Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

Nigeria is cursed because of Tafawa Balewa - Primate Ayodele
We cannot question Allah in his decision any time - IBB commiserates with Tinubu over son's death

We cannot question Allah in his decision any time - IBB commiserates with Tinubu over son's death

Ibrahim Babangida has described the death of Jide Tinubu as an irredeemable loss, while praying for Almighty Allah to comfort and console Tinubu and his family.

We cannot question Allah in his decision any time - IBB commiserates with Tinubu over son's death
Finally, Tinubu breaks silence over son's death, reveals what killed him

Finally, Tinubu breaks silence over son's death, reveals what killed him

All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who lost his first son, Jide, on Tuesday, October 31, has revealed what killed him.

Finally, Tinubu breaks silence over son's death, reveals what killed him
Family member reveals how Jide Tinubu died

Family member reveals how Jide Tinubu died

A member of the Tinubu family has revealed the manner in which Jide Tinubu, first son of the All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Tinubu, died.

Family member reveals how Jide Tinubu died
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