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Job Creation Is What I Do Best – Atiku Speaks Ahead Of NBS Unemployment Report

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says job creation is what he does best, TheCable reports. The 71-year-old former vice-president said this ahead of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) release of labour statistics, expected Thursday, October 18 and Monday, November 6, 2018. “The most effective way

Sorry Atiku, You Can’t Buy Integrity What Is Rotten Is Rotten

In the masterpiece, satiric comedy, The Trials of Brother Jero, Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, captured religious hypocrisy in the form of a con, or fraud, named Brother Jero, who preaches to his followers on Bar Beach in Lagos. Brother Jero was an energetic rascal that mastered the art of manipulating

40% Of My Cabinet Will Be Women & Youths – Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has taken to his verified Twitter page to tell millions of Nigerians that 40% of his cabinet will be made up of women and youths. The influential Adamawa politician went further to disclose that his policy document for Nigeria, if he wins the

Atiku Donates N10m To Survivors Of Abia Pipeline Explosion

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has commiserated with the people and government of Abia over the pipeline explosion which killed scores of people in the state, Punch Metro reports. He also donated N10m for the rehabilitation of survivors. This is contained in a statement issued by the Atiku

I Have Stopped Womanizing – Atiku Speaks On Bad Habits

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has revealed he has stopped womanizing while answering a question on his shortcomings. Africans always say if a man doesn't smoke, he will drink and if he doesnt drink, he will womanize. On this basis, Atiku was asked about his bad habits and

2019: Atiku Abubakar’s Costly Mistake

Experience has never been the best teacher, ask the dead…Ena E. Orugbo Recent events such as the Arab Spring and BRITEXIT, depicts that the populace across different climes and strata are easily swayed by the bandwagon effect. This is a growing concern due to the dearth of depth, tact and knowledge

Travel Ban: Buhari Repeating ‘Evil Decree 2’ Of 1984 – Atiku

In a statement released by Atiku Media Office, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday, condemned the restriction of 50 Nigerians and seizure of their assets without due judicial pronouncement. The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar who emerged the major challenger to Buhari for 2019, said the order, which he described

Obasanjo Lobbying US Authorities To Withdraw Atiku’s US Visa Ban – APC Cries Out

In a statement signed by Yekini Nabena, the All Progressives Congress (APC) says ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo is lobbying US authorities to withdraw the entry ban reportedly placed on Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Read the statement in full below; ***********   "We have come across credible reports that former

Atiku ‘will never be a threat’ to Buhari’s re-election

Daniel Onjeh, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Benue South senatorial candidate, says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is not a threat to President Muhammadu Buhari’s chances of re-election in 2019. Onjeh, who is the board chairman, Project Development Institute (PRODA), said this on Friday in Abuja. He said President Buhari is an epitome

Atiku Finally Reveals ‘The Truth’ About His Alleged Crimes In U.S

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate insinuated the allegations against him are mere rumours. He revealed this through the spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi while speaking on a TV show - Sunrise Daily on Channels TV today, 12th of October, 2018. "The United States Senate has a very big

I’ll Reward You All – Atiku Assures PDP Presidential Aspirants

While speaking at a meeting with members of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), in Abuja on Friday, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, promised to reward the 11 aspirants who contested the sole ticket with him if he is elected President of Nigeria in the 2019 general elections. The PDP Presidential candidate,

Breaking News: Atiku Storms Abeokuta, Goes Into Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo

Atiku Abubakar, the newly elected presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, is currently in a closed-door meeting with the former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Punch Metro reports. Atiku was the former vice-president to Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007. He arrived the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Complex, Abeokuta at exactly 1.09pm, and

Atiku Visits Obasanjo Today

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar is visiting his erstwhile principal, President Olusegun Obasanjo today very reliable sources disclosed last night. The visit to Obasanjo would be the first time the former president would meet with his former deputy since the later emerged as presidential candidate of the PDP. The

Atiku asks Buhari 14 questions

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, has hit at President Muhammadu Buhari again raising 14 questions for the President and the All Progressives Congress, APC. Atiku’s camp said the government and the ruling party had abandoned governance and taken up the full duty of hurling insults at the former Vice President. In a

How Obasanjo Was Shocked Over Atiku’s Emergence As PDP Flag Bearer

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was shocked when he heard that it was ex- Vice President Atiku Abubakar that emerged as the presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), sources familiar with the politics of the former leader, told Daily Trust. Atiku was one of the 12 presidential aspirants of

Buhari Has Not Run Any Successful Business Before – Atiku Fires Shots

Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of never being a successful businessman, Punch Metro reports. In a statement from his media office in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku said, “The open, democratic and free and fair election (something alien to the APC, according to

Atiku attacks Buhari, APC, lists achievements

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired another shot at President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement from his media office in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku said President Buhari had never been a good businessman. There have been verbal exchanges from the camp of both politicians

PDP gives Atiku conditions for picking Vice President

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has told its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, things to look out for as he searches for his Vice ahead of 2019. The leadership of the party, led by its National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, met with Atiku to discuss the issue. The

Why I Can’t Visit The U.S Now – Atiku Makes Fresh Revelation

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has again addressed the biting issue of his inability to visit the United States of America due to alleged corrupt practices. The presidential candidate of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, speaking through the spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organization, Segun Sowunmi during

Staff Of Atiku’s Media Outfit Cry Out Over Unpaid Entitlements

The staff of the multimedia organisation, Gotel Communications, owned by former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, are currently in distress over owed severance benefits and delays in payment of salaries. The Yola, Adamawa State based media organisation, which has a television channel and two radio stations, has also scaled down its operational

Five reasons Atiku will beat Buhari silly

BY PHRANK SHAIBU   This past week marked a turning point in the nation’s political history. It was Atiku and all the news around his much-anticipated victory at the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which ended on Sunday in Port Harcourt. It is also the week that the governing

Atiku’s moments

As they always do, the kingmakers of Nigeria have chosen for us our next leader. Remnants of the coup plotters of 1966 have almost always determined “who gets what, when and how” in the country for the past 52 years. Last weekend, they picked Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the man

Atiku Vs Buhari Showdown!

Redoubtable presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, emerged candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP at its just concluded national convention. Arguably, the party has put its best foot forward. A dispassionate analysis of the choices before the party shows that many of the other aspirants either carried more ethical baggage than Atiku

Thirty Nine Parties To Adopt Atiku As Presidential Candidate

Barely six hours after former Vice President Atiku Abubakar emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections, a coalition of 39 political parties has declared its readiness to adopt him as joint presidential candidate. The parties under the umbrella of Coalition of United

Atiku Emergence: A Necessary Evil

I have to defile all the obstacles,because of the military worrisome disturbance of our people at Du, Dura, to make some remarks over the political state of the nation. Many watchers of international politics have described the United Nations as a necessary evil. That's, despite it limitations, the system is very

Presidential Ticket: Atiku Begins Search For Running-mate

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday at the main bowl of Adokie Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, won the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party. Hardly did Atiku emerge as the winner than the talk of his running mate started. Investigations by Punch correspondents showed that the search

Atiku’s Last Chance Saloon To Be President

This is the 26th year since Atiku Abubakar first tried to be President. In those all those years, he has already tried four times. Only once, in 2007, did he ever get his party’s ticket. In February 2019, he will be a party’s presidential candidate for only the second time

Why Atiku should apologize to Nigerians – Southern group

Youth leaders from the South-South geo-political zone, under the auspices of Niger Delta Coalition for Peace and Progress (NDCPP), has congratulated Atiku Abubakar over his victory at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential primaries. The group, in a statement on Sunday signed by Charles Kalada Dan-Jumbo, however, urged the presidential hopeful

Atiku picks PDP presidential ticket in ‘one-horse’ race

Atiku Abubakar has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary election. He received the highest number of votes in the exercise which was held in Port Harcourt from Saturday to Sunday. He scored 1,532 votes, while his closest rival, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, polled 693. There were a total of 3,274

Osun Rerun: Atiku Urges Omisore To Support Adeleke

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has called on Iyiola Omisore, candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Osun governorship poll, to work with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the rerun election. Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP, had polled 254,699 ahead of Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

If Obasanjo Has Problem With Me, That’s His Problem – Atiku Insists

A former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday, said he had no problem with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Abubakar, who is a Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, made the statement while addressing the Nasarawa State Working Committee and delegates of the PDP in Lafia, the state capital. When asked to comment

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

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