by spyder880(m): 6:59pm On Jan 15, 2013 He died 3 and half hours before NTA and Radio Nigeria carried the news, that is … Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please turn on JavaScript. Umaru Yar'Adua's death is announced on state TV. Nigeria is mourning the death of president Umaru Yar'Adua who died late Wednesday night following a long illness. President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua died Wednesday night at age 58 in the presidential villa in the capital, Abuja. A presidential spokesman said at the time that he was being treated for acute pericarditis, an inflammation of the lining around the heart. Sein Vater, Musa YarAdua, war zur Zeit nach der Unabhängigkeit Minister für die damalige Hauptstadt Lagos und bekleidete auch das Ehrenamt des Schatzmeisters (Mutawallen) von Katsina. Mr Musa was the press secretary to Mr Yar’adua when he was the governor of Katsina State. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University. But this does cause difficulties because there is a convention that this was the turn of the Nigerian Muslims from the north to control Nigeria and Goodluck Jonathan is from the south. Umaru YarAduas Bruder, General Shehu Musa YarAdua, der unter der Militärdiktatur Sani Abachas verurteilt wurde und 1997 im Gefängnis verstarb, war von 1… A presidential spokesman told … I really sad and shocked on hearing this piece of news! Former Nigerian president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has remembered his boss and ex-president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who died 10 years ago. Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, in his tribute, wrote, “What passes for the Nigerian nation is nothing more than a tragic arena, and Yar’adua is only the latest tragic figure. The uncertainty at the heart of Nigeria has been tremendously destabilising. Today exactly 9years with out you Mr President Umar Musa yar 'adua! The True Cause of Sani Abacha & Umaru Yar’Adua’s Death. US President Barack Obama led tributes from world leaders. Umaru YarAdua entstammte einer bekannten Fulbe-Familie aus Nordnigeria. The late president has been ill for some time." Published March 4, 2020 March 3, 2020. He was the 13th president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Goodluck Jonathan is already exercising control. Mr Yar'Adua will be buried in a Muslim ceremony later on Thursday in his home state of Katsina, in the north of the country. Yar’Adua married two women in the duration of his life.His first marriage was in 1975 to a woman named Turai who is a native of Katsina.The couple had 7 children together which consists of 2 sons and 5 daughters. Personal Relationships. His long absence and the lack of detailed information about his health led to a political limbo in Nigeria that was only filled when Mr Jonathan was named acting president. He was declared the winner of the controversial Nigerian presidential election held on 21 April 2007, and was sworn in on 29 May 2007. Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua was buried in his home state of Katsina Thursday, less than a day after he died in the capital, Abuja. Popularly remembered for his Seven-Point Agenda, he showed exemplary leadership in being Nigeria’s first sitting president to declare his assets. Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (1951-2010) President of Nigeria – Umaru Musa Yar'Adua was born in Katsina (local government area in Nigeria) on August 16th, 1951 and died in Nigerian Presidential Complex (building in Nigeria) on May 5th, 2010 at the age of 58. Nigeria's president Umaru Yar'Adua has died after more than five months of battling with a heart condition. Mr Yar'Adua, 58, came to power in 2007 promising many reforms. He was aged 60. The DJ and author Charlie Gillett was diagnosed with Churg Strauss in 2006; he died four years later. After Umaru Musa Yar'Adua became ill and left Nigeria for medical treatment, the National Assembly declared Goodluck Jonathan Acting President on February 9, 2010. Presidential aides and state television announced yesterday that the Nigerian president, Umaru Yar'Adua , died. President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua became the first civilian leader in Nigeria to take over from another after winning controversial polls in 2007. He will be taking over during the turn of the Nigerian northerners, the Muslims, to control Nigeria. Re: Umaru Musa Yaradua Died In Office 8th Years Ago by pawesome ( m ): 10:09am On May 05 , 2018 He further claimed that the late President Yar’Adua died as a result of brain damage caused by severe asphyxia to ignorance and poor management. Major General Shehu Musa Yar'Adua (March 5, 1943 – December 8, 1997) was a Nigerian businessman, soldier, and politician. ©2020 - All Right Reserved. Designed and Developed by NaijaKOKO Tech Team, ©2020 - All Right Reserved. It was not until after his death that Jonathan was able to see him. He was the older brother of former Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua. The government announced seven days of national mourning and said the president would be buried on Thursday. Yar’adua died on May 5, 2010 at Aso Rock Presidential Villa. An Islamic burial took place on May 6 in his hometown. There had been tension between the two men's supporters and in March Mr Jonathan dissolved the cabinet and later put his own team in place. The True Cause of Sani Abacha & Umaru Yar’Adua’s Death. Kindly Share This Story. Today Umaru Musa Yar'Adua would be … His family and closest political advisers had faced severe criticism and were accused of using him to hold on to power, says our correspondent. Editor Posted On Jun 22, 2013 0. After battling ill‐health for about six months, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua died on May 5th at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to Nigeria's constitution, Mr Jonathan is to choose a deputy with whom he will serve out the remainder of the presidential term until elections, due next year. Analysts say he made the most progress in tackling unrest in the oil-rich Niger Delta. Nigerian TV interrupted normal programming to announce the news in a brief statement early on Thursday. Today Marks A Decade Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Died. Re: When Did Umaru Musa Yaradua Really Die ? The first democratic change of civilian power in West Africa's giant at a general election earlier in the year had been a sham, widely dismissed as a ruling-regime fix by international election observers. He was the first elected President to die in office and the second Head-of-State to die in Aso Rock after General Sani Abacha. Umaru Musa Yaradua Died Mysteriously in Saudi Arabia 8 Years Ago It is 8years today, Former President Umaru Musa Yaradua Died Mysteriously On This Day (May 5th) In 2010 May. Most Popular Now | 56,514 people are reading stories on the site right now. The former chemistry teacher was also the first Nigerian leader for 40 years to be university educated. The announcer said: "The president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, died a few hours ago at the presidential villa. He was born into a titled Fulani family in Katsina. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua served as the 13th president of the Republic of Nigeria.He served office for 3 years starting on May 29, 2007, until May 5, 2010. Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010), also known as Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'adua...should be changed to... Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010)...if Alhaji means what I surmise it means. Rabiu Musa, the chief press secretary to former President Umaru Yar’adua, is dead. President Umaru Yar'Adua, who returned to Nigeria in February after months of medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, has died at the age of 58. When Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, who died on Wednesday at age 58, took power in May 2007, he did not look like the most promising of leaders. Re: President Umaru Yar'adua Is Dead « #354 on: Today at 11:46:27 AM » -----Fast forward 12 months from now!! Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, the president of Nigeria from 2007-2010, reportedly suffered from Churg Strauss syndrome and died in office of complications of the disease. "; University chemistry professor before entering politics, Elected president in 2007 promising reforms, How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire, Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit, BBC News Updated every minute of every day, Goodluck Jonathan sworn in after president's death - 3 hrs ago, Nigeria faces power struggle - 17 hrs ago, Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as Nigerian president just hours after Umaru Yar'Adua dies aged 58 - 20 hrs ago, The death of Nigeria's president : So who will really take charge? Umar Yar’Adua served as the 13th President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010.. Umaru Yar'Adua at the 2008 World Economic Forum Image: World Economic Forum . Musa, aged 60, was the press secretary to Yar’adua when he was the governor of Katsina State. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, the president of Nigeria from 2007-2010, reportedly suffered from Churg Strauss syndrome and died in office of complications of the disease. - 24 hrs ago, Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as Nigerian President - 26 hrs ago, President's death highlights shady politics, Guns handed in but future still murky in Nigeria's oil region, Tourists flock to 'Jesus's tomb' in Kashmir. Before his death he was the head of communication at UNICEF’s office in Kano. Whenever there’s a discussion on why the Boko Haram’s violent campaign persisted beyond the year 2009 when its leader, Muhammad Yusuf, was killed, there are many who are ready to find a ready-made scapegoat in late Mallam Umaru Musa Yar’adua, the Nigeria’s president who approved the military action to crush … Media requires JavaScript to play. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, (born Aug. 16, 1951, Katsina, Nigeria—died May 5, 2010, Abuja), Nigerian politician who served as president of Nigeria (2007–10). He declared Thursday a holiday as part of the seven days of mourning. May his perfect soul continually rest in peace. Birthday: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Turns 68 Today! ... Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. According to information gathered by NaijaKOKO; Today marks a decade Umaru Musa Yar’Adua died. NIGERIA PRESIDENT IBB HAS JUST MARRIED TURAI, WIFE OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT MUSA YAR' ADUA (LATE). It will be recalled that Yar’Adua passed on to the great beyond on May 5, 2010, exactly 10 years ago after a protracted illness, paving way for Jonathan’s presidency. His Mysteriously death is somehow linked to Ajaokuta Steel industry and Rosatom He died on May 5, 2010. May his perfect soul continually rest in peace. The DJ and author Charlie Gillett was diagnosed with Churg Strauss in 2006; he died four years later. Did late President Yar’adua mismanage Boko Haram crisis? The announcer said: "The president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, died a few hours ago at the presidential villa. Rest On Baba! The late president has been ill for some time.". Umaru Musa Yar'Adua would have been 58 years old at the time of death or 63 years old today. Re: Umaru Musa Yaradua Died In Office 8th Years Ago by hucienda: 10:08am On May 05, 2018 Rest well, President Yar'Adua. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was born on 16th August, 1951. Government spokesman Olusegun Adeniyi said President Yar'Adua died with his wife, Turai, at his side. BREAKING NEWS!!!!! His inauguration marked the first time in the country’s history that an elected civilian head of state had transferred power to another. Shares . 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NIGERIA: Yar’Adua Dies NIGERIA: Yar’Adua Dies 2010-06-01 00:00:00 The ailing President succumbs after a long battle with his health. Education: Ahmadu Bello University (1972–1975), Barewa College (1971), Ahmadu Bello University, Children: Zainab Yar’Adua Dakingari, Nafisat Yar’Adua Yuguda. Share On Facebook; Tweet It; Brigadier-General Otu Oviemo Ovadje (rtd), a former Medical Director of the Military Hospital, Lagos has finally given insights into the demise of former head of state, General Sani Abacha and former President, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Editor Posted On Jun 22, 2013 0. His father, Musa Yar’Adua, was a Minister for Lagos in the First Republic and held the chieftaincy title of Matawalle (or custodian of the royal treasury) of the Katsina Emirate, a title which Yar’Adua inherited. President Umaru Musa Yar’adua died on this day nine years ago.He was a honest man,a true democrat,respecter of the rule of law and a humble visionary.May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Aljanna Firdausi.Amin. Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has died at his presidential villa following a long illness. The death, which occurred at 9 pm local time (2000 GMT) according to Adenyini, follows a long illness that was surrounded by secrecy and intrigue. But in his last months, it was clear he was too ill to take decisions himself. His death was confirmed by presidential spokesman Olusegun Adeniyi, according to the Associated Press. There has been considerable unrest in the central state of Jos recently with clashes between Muslims and Christians, and people put this down partly at least to the fact that there was not a firm hand at the centre of power. 56,514 people are reading stories on the site right now. Umaru Musa Yar'Adua was born on August 16, 1951 and died on May 5, 2010. Following his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Sandhurst, England, Yar'Adua participated in the Nigerian Civil War. The BBC's Caroline Duffield, in Jos, central Nigeria, says President Yar'Adua will be fondly remembered as a quiet and softly-spoken man whose integrity was respected. He came to power promising a long list of reforms, including tackling corruption and reforming the inadequate power sector and the flawed electoral system. 0. In November, Mr Yar'Adua went to a hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for several months, during which time he was not heard from, apart from a BBC interview. Obama tribute. He attended prestigious schools and was well-educated. He told the BBC by telephone in January that he was recovering and hoped with "tremendous progress" to resume his duties. He attended Rafukka Primary School in 1958 from where he changed to Dutsinma Boarding Primary School in 1962. 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