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How Atiku ‘SavedAtiku From Near Bankruptcy’ Before He Emerged President

Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice-President of Nigeria, reportedly saved ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo from near bankruptcy before he emerged president in 1999. According to a new book titled ‘Too Good to Die: Third Term and the Myth of the Indispensable Man in Africa’, Atiku made all his resources available for Obasanjo’s presidential campaign. The

Atiku Petitions Buhari Over Threat To His Life & Family Members

Influential politician and former Nigeria's Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, over alleged threats to his life and those of his family members following his decision to contest the 2019 Presidential election. According to Vanguard, Atiku, who is one of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the

2019 Election: Atiku Begs Lamido To Step Down For Him

Former Vice-President and PDP presidential aspirant Atiku Abubakar is pleading with former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido to step down for him in the party’s presidential primary, according to a report by TheNation. The report revealed that Atiku made the plea yesterday at the Jigawa State PDP secretariat. He was in

Saraki, Atiku, Kwankwaso Disagree Over Presidential Ticket

The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party has set up a committee to liaise with all the presidential aspirants to discuss the possibility of having a consensus candidate. The BoT also warned its members against campaigning for any of the aspirants in order not to polarise the party. The BoT

Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF, Middle Belt leaders grill Atiku

Ahead of the 2019 election, leaders of Southern and Middle Belt Forum on Sunday grilled former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. The elders which comprised members of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Niger Delta Forum, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere, Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum questioned Abubakar at the Abuja

Atiku: APC speaks on hiring thugs to storm PDP secretariat

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar rented crowd on Thursday at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, headquarters in Abuja. The ruling party stated this in reaction to the violence which occurred on Thursday as Atiku submitted his expression of interest and nomination forms at

Gunshots At PDP Secretariat As Atiku Submits Nomination Form

It has been reported that some officers of the Nigeria police force and some supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) clashed at the party headquarters in Abuja on Thursday. According to TheCable, the protesters besieged the area as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar submitted his presidential nomination form. The clash resulted in

We Won’t Vote Buhari, Atiku, Others – Women Group

A group, Kaduna Women Network Consultative Forum,  said its members would not vote for President Muhammadu Buhari or any candidate that emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, including former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election. Buhari is the standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress while Atiku and

APC is fake, we must kick them out now – Atiku tells Nigerians

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has described the emergence of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the greatest mistake made by Nigerians in 2015. Atiku, who is one of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stated this on Tuesday in Akure, the

How Obasanjo Queried Me For Backing Restructuring – Atiku Speaks In Lagos

Speaking when Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, led by Chief Ayo Adebanjo, hosted him in Lagos, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday, disclosed that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo queried him for backing restructuring while in office. The former vice president, who is a presidential aspirant ahead of 2019 general elections, said that the

2019: Atiku Visits Ex-Presidents, Babangida, Abdulsalam Abubakar In Minna (Photos)

Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, paid a visit to Nigeria's former military ruler, General Ibrahim Babangida, and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna, the Niger State capital. The 2019 presidential aspirant held a meeting with the former military presidents behind closed doors

2019 Presidency: Atiku, Tambuwal Split PDP Governors, Stakeholders

There are indications that the recent defection of some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) might have created a nightmare for the major opposition party in the country. Already, governors elected on the platform of PDP and other stakeholders are divided over the

Atiku Commends Buhari For Assisting Blind Corps Member

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for pledging to assist a visually-impaired National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Okenala Ahmed. Mr Atiku gave the commendation in a tweet on Thursday, two days after Ahmed and some other corps members visited President Buhari in Daura, Katsina State. The former

I’m An Experienced Job Creator – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential hopeful, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has stressed the need to drastically reduce the growing rate of unemployment in the country by creating jobs for the teeming youth. Atiku stated this in Enugu on Thursday during the continuation of his nationwide visit ahead the

Buhari’s Government Full Of Lies – Atiku

Former Vice president, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku has described President Mohammadu Buhari’s government as one replete with lies, according to a report by DailyPost. The report revealed that Atiku stated this when he visited the PDP secretariat in Enugu on Thursday. While addressing the gathering, Atiku said “This government is a government of liars. “They

Buhari tells Nigerians to pray after killings, he should be a cleric – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for telling Nigerians to pray over the incessant killings in the country. Atiku expressed sadness that after innocent people were murdered in places across the nation, Buhari was in the habit of asking Nigerians to pray. According to him, the president should

Atiku Reacts To Sack Of DSS Boss, Lawal Daura

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has praised the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for listening to the clarion call of Nigerians and taking action to halt the illegal and anti-democratic siege of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Security. Atiku Abubakar noted that by firing the

What APC did to Saraki – Atiku reacts to Senate President’s defection

The Former Vice President Atiku abubakar has reacted to the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saraki said “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” Speaking on the development, Atiku expressed

It Will Be Disastrous, If PDP Fails To Give Me The Ticket – Atiku

Segun Showunmi, spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, has revealed that it would be disastrous if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fails to field his principal as its candidate in the 2019 presidential election. Showunmi said Atiku deserved the presidential ticket of the PDP because he had been deeply involved

What Atiku Said On The Plot To Impeach Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the political development in Benue State where lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress launched a bid to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom. The lawmakers, not more than 10 of the 30-member Assembly were provided cover by the Nigeria Police Force to meet at the state’s

Atiku Launches Presidential Campaign, Decries High Unemployment Rate

Nigeria’s Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has decried the rate of unemployment in the country. He faulted the situation on Saturday when he officially flagged off his presidential campaign in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.   “Today, we have the highest unemployment rate in the history of our country. More than 10 million

Atiku Reacts As Okonjo-Iweala Gets International Appointment On Twitter Board

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala following her recent appointment to the board of Twitter. Atiku described her as “a national treasure”. “I am delighted at the news of Dr. @NOIweala’s appointment to the Board of @Twitter. She

What I’ll Do To Boko Haram If Elected President – Atiku Speaks Out

Speaking while addressing PDP supporters in Borno at the Forshams Hall in Maiduguri, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday, vowed and promised to end the lingering Boko Haram crisis and other criminal activities such as the herdsmen/farmers clashes within shortest possible time if elected as President of Federal Republic of Nigeria

Atiku writes on the lessons Nigeria can learn from Black Panther Movie

Movie lovers were excited jut last week when they met with former Nigeria’s Vice President  Atiku Abubakar at the cinemas when he also came top see the popular movie Black Panther. Atiku Abubakar was even reported to have paid for everyone that was present at the cinemas to see the movie on that day and

Atiku, Fayose meet behind closed doors in Ekiti, knock Buhari

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, met behind closed doors in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday. The two are eyeing the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections. They went into a private meeting after addressing party leaders, members of the State House of

Atiku’s son loses children’s custody to estranged wife

Aminu Atiku

A Lagos State Magistrates’ Court at Tinubu, Lagos Island, on Wednesday ordered Fatima Bolori to take full custody of the two children she had with Aminu Atiku, a son of a former Vice-President, Abubakar Atiku. Bolori and Aminu have become estranged. The court’s order followed arguments by Bolori’s lawyer, Mrs. Gloria Albert-Ekpe

Atiku reacts to allegations he sponsor Fulani herdsmen

Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked an allegation that he is the chief financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). The association is the national body of Fulani herdsmen. Paul Ibe, Atiku’s spokesman, in a statement on Friday, described the allegation against Abubakar, who holds Tiv traditional title of

Atiku is herdsmen’s chief financier, says Unongo, NEF Chairman

The Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has accused former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of being the chief financier and most influential member of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, the apex body of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria. He, therefore, called on Atiku, who is a prince

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