Bola Tinubu

President of Nigeria

Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born 29 March 1952) is a Nigerian politician who is the 16th and current President of Nigeria.[1] He was the governor of Lagos State .[2] He served as a senator for Lagos West in the Third Republic.

Bola Tinubu
Tinubu in 2023
16th President of Nigeria
Assumed office
29 May 2023
Vice PresidentKashim Shettima
Preceded byMuhammadu Buhari
12th Governor of Lagos State
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
DeputyKofoworola Bucknor
Femi Pedro
Preceded byBuba Marwa
Succeeded byBabatunde Fashola
Personal details
Born (1952-03-29) 29 March 1952 (age 72)
Lagos, Nigeria
Political partyAll Progressives Congress
(2013 to present)
Other political
Social Democratic Party
Alliance for Democracy
Action Congress of Nigeria
(2006 to 2013)
Spouse(s)Oluremi Tinubu
OccupationAccountant, politician



Tinubu was born on 29 March 1952 in Osun State, Nigeria. He did his first school at St. John's Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children's Home School in Ibadan. He studied at Richard J.Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, he was also at Chicago State University in 1975 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1979.[3] On June 8, 2022, Tinubu won the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressive Congress scoring 1271, to defeat Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Rotimi Amaechi who scored 235 and 316 respectively.[4]


  1. Times, Premium (2023-03-01). "BREAKING: INEC declares APC's Bola Tinubu winner of Nigeria's presidential election". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved 2023-03-01.
  2. "2023: Tinubu Allies Inaugurate Presidential Campaign Movement in Ibadan". THISDAYLIVE. 2020-12-16. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. ReDahlia (2019-08-08). "Bola Tinubu: Biography, Net Worth, Investments and Life Story of Jagaban". Entrepreneurs. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. Essein, Hillary (June 8, 2022). "BREAKING: Bola Tinubu, Jagaban of Borgu, clinches APC presidential ticket". Peoples Gazette. Retrieved 8 June 2022.