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Atiku mourns victims of Maiduguri blast

Borno map

ABUJA – Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar mourns victims of the Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State that claimed several lives and left scores wounded. The former Vice President describes as disturbing the increasing cases of girls being used as suicide bombers. “We need our girls to be mothers, teachers and scientists ...

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The Hausa-Fulani cabal, Atiku and the rest of us, by Sufuyan Ojeifo

Sufuyan Ojeifo

Recently, I read the highly insightful and incisive intervention by an anonymous author on the rigged structure of Nigeria and the abysmal level of distrust in the interactions and relationships among the ethnic nationalities that comprise our nation.  A former minister of aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) claimed a friend of his sent the intervention to him, which he decided ...

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Between Decamping and Governance, By Azibola Omekwe

Atiku Abubakar

The other day Dele Agekameh continued the hype of Atiku’s decamping from the APC to the PDP. It is clear it has generated a spirit that has possessed Nigeria in recent times. The hullabaloo is buzzing, akin to Nigeria having successfully won the World Cup, or the Nigerian economy having overtaken that of the USA and China. More to that, ...

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Third Term: You Can’t Rewrite History, Ex-Plateau Speaker Replies Dansadau

JOS – Former Speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has advised National Chairman of National Rescue Movement, Senator Saidu Mohammed Dansadau to avoid efforts to rewrite history or obliterate public knowledge or record in order to score a political point. Reacting to Dansadau’s claims that Atiku didn’t contribute to the defeat of the Third Agenda of ...

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Atiku says not financier of Miyetti Allah

Atiku Abubakar

Mr Paul Ibe, the Media Adviser to the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked an allegation that Abubakar was the chief financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria. Ibe, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, described the allegation against Abubakar, who holds Tiv traditional title of Zege Mule U Tiv, as sad and false. Ibe said ...

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Buhari sends delegation as Saraki, Tambuwal, Atiku mourn Lawal Kaita

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday sent a government delegation, made up of ministers and senior government officials, to the burial of the former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita. The Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. The team comprised of the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Ministers of Defence, Brigadier-General ...

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Jobs will stem ill-fated migration of Nigerians – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar

ABUJA – Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says the creation of jobs and opportunities and inclusive government that does not engender crisis, will stem the ill-fated migration of Nigerians. Atiku Abubakar made the recommendation to mark the United Nations International Migrants Day on December 18, 2017. Atiku Abubakar stresses in a statement by ...

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IBB Speaks On PDP Convention, Atiku’s Return

MINNA – Former Nigeria’s Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, Wednesday, expressed confidence in the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led convention organising committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. While expressing optimism that they would conduct a rancour free, acceptable convention, Babangida said; “PDP will see one of the best convention like never before.” The former military President spoke when Governor Okowa, accompanied ...

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2019: PDP didn’t offer concession to Atiku – Makarfi

Ahmed-makarfi

ABUJA – The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has reacted to media reports which seem to suggest that he has confirmed interest in seeking to fly the flag of PDP in 2019. According to his Media Aide, Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo, the reports were not true reflection of what Makarfi gave out ...

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Atiku: What does it really mean to be a ‘political prostitute’? By Jideofor Adibe

Jideofor Adibe

The recent  announcement by former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar  that he has quit the APC,  and suspicions that he wants to join the PDP to bid to become the party’s flag bearer in the 2019 presidential election, has led to his critics hurling phrases like ‘serial contestant’ and ‘political prostitute’  at him and his politics. My aim in this ...

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