Atiku Abubakar, Seyi Makinde, back Jegede in PDP chairmanship race

 Former govs, ex-ministers back Oyinlola  As Wike throws weight behind Dan Orbih   Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, and the Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, are set to clash in a battle for the control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the race for the chairmanship of the main opposition party gets tougher, THISDAY has learnt. THISDAY gathered that before the alliance between Makinde and Wike collapsed, the two governors were backing the former governor of Osun State, Col. Olagunsoye Oyinlola (rtd) as the next national chairman of the party Investigation

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing — Atiku Abubakar

John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria of the last three years. Barely two weeks ago, I warned during my Founder’s Day lecture at the American University of Nigeria, Yola, that Nigeria had taken almost as much foreign debt in the last three years, as she had taken in the thirty years before 2015 combined. Now that is frightening. And very true. Frightening, not just because of the amount, but because after such

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nigeria @59: Atiku Abubakar Addresses Nigerians, Says All Is Not Well

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, addressed Nigerians, and said that all is not well with the country after 59 years of Nigeria’s independence, Starnews reports. Atiku said all is not well with Nigeria through a statement he personally posted on his verified Facebook page. He said: “All is not well when judges are persecuted for enforcing the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental human rights of Nigerian citizens. All is not well when Nigeria is now officially the world headquarters for extreme poverty and out of school children, yet the cost of maintaining those in

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Atiku’s Appeal at Supreme Court will Fail again, Buhari Supporters Boast

Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) Thursday described as an exercise in futility the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, at the Supreme Court, saying the exercise would only re-emphasise the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. BMO, in a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, said Atiku and PDP either did not read or they did not understand the judgement of the tribunal, adding that the judgement of the tribunal was quite clear and unequivocal about the opposition party’s empty petitions.

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |0 Comments

Buhari better than our son, Atiku ―Northeast APC

The Northeast chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), saying the defeat of their son and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar shows that the president is ‘far better’ than their son. Addressing newsmen at the APC national secretariat after a closed-door reconciliation meeting of all aggrieved members of the party before, during and after 2019 general elections, the North-east National Vice Chairman of the party, Comrade Mustapha Salihu, said the outcome of the judgment at the tribunal was expected.

By |September 15th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Federal Govt: Atiku gave false evidence at tribunal

The dust generated by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Wednesday victory at the Presidential Election Petitions Court (PEPC) is yet to settle. People’s Democratic Party (PDP), which lost along with its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said “the victory will be short-lived” because the Supreme Court would quash it. But, APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole and the Federal Government said the PDP’s appeal will be an exercise in futility. Defeat awaits the PDP at the apex court, Oshiomhole added. Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, who congratulated Buhari after the verdict, has explained his action. He said it was better to offer public congratulations than

By |September 13th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Your Administration Is Groping In Darkness Since 2015 – Atiku Blasts Buhari

The Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has said it is regrettable that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is groping in darkness since year 2015 he assumed office as the President of the Nation, Starnews reports. In a statement by his media adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, Atiku said Nigerians in the past four years lived in multi-dimensional poverty. ”The United Nations reawakened Nigerians to the perceived reality of how poorly the Buhari-led administration had managed the nation’s economy with a damning verdict that 98 million Nigerians live in multi-dimensional poverty.” ”It

By |August 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

BREAKING: Buhari Opposes Move By Atiku To Play Video Evidence As Tribunal Set To Rule After Break

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has gone on break for one hour to rule on the objection by the Independent National Electoral Commission, President Muhammad Buhari, and the All Progressives Congress, to the request by the Peoples Democratic Party and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to play a video clip at the hearing of their petition challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 poll. The five-man tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba has gone on its routine one-hour break after entertaining arguments from the lawyers and will return to deliver its ruling after the break. The PDP and his presidential candidate

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Defection Rumour Is To Distract Me — Atiku

Former Vice- President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the rumour of his defection from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is an attempt to distract him from his focus of winning the presidential ticket of the party and in turn the presidential election next year. Atiku, through his campaign organisation, said: “For the avoidance of any doubts, Atiku remains the frontline aspirant for the Presidential ticket of the PDP. “In the past two months, Atiku Abubakar has moved across states in the country consulting with stakeholders of the PDP and explaining to them his agenda encapsulated in the acronym JOBS:

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

I’m Ready To Sign Agreement Just To Rule Only For One Single Term –Atiku

-Says I'm not Muhammadu Buhari who made promises he cannot keep  Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to leave office as Nigeria’s president in 2023 if elected as the executive president of Nigeria by next year. Daily post reported that he said this in reaction to fears that a new president from the North would do two-terms against the current arrangement of eight years turns between the North and the South.According to analysts, one of the reasons some people in Southern Nigerian prefer President Muhammadu Buhari to win another term, was that by May 29, 2023, he

By |August 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments
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