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Atiku Abubakar’s Dubai Marriage Allegation Unfounded – Group

Pro-democracy advocacy group, the Centre for Good Governance and Accountable Leadership Initiative (CEGGAL Initiative) has reacted to the ongoing rumour in the social media that former vice President Atiku Abubakar got married in Dubai last Saturday to a new wife and paid $1, 000, 000 as dowry. The Centre, in a statement issued on Thursday by its Executive President, Chief ...

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Attack on Senate, a dangerous precedent – Atiku

ABUJA –  Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the invasion of the Senate chamber by hoodlums and the carting away of the Mace, the symbol of authority of the upper chamber Senate President. Reacting to the incident in Abuja on Wednesday, Atiku Abubakaar described the attack as a dangerous precedent and an assault on Nigeria’s democracy by anti-democratic elements. “I ...

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Atiku condoles over Maiduguri attack

suicide bomber

YOLA –  Former Vice President and chieftain of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, said he received with shock reports of deaths of several persons with scores injured following yet another attack on Maiduguri by insurgents. The former Vice President said he was concerned by senseless attacks on innocent citizens even after reports that government has opened window of talks on the prospects of ...

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Abubakar, presidential hopeful, counsels youths on mentoring

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who is eyeing the presidency in 2019, has stressed the need for the youths to be properly mentored before venturing into politics. He spoke as a special guest of honour at a symposium tagged “The Man Atiku’’ organised by Turaki Youth Ambassadors (TURAYA) on Saturday in Abuja. The Vice President from 1999 ft0 2007 on ...

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Atiku urges supporters to acquire PVCs

Former Vice President of Nigeria and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has called on his supporters and Nigerians in general to ensure that they register and collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) ahead of the 2019 general elections. Atiku made the call during the launch of a website for one of his support groups known as ...

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Restructuring Critical Ingredient For a More United, Productive Nigeria, By Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar

Remarks by the Chairman, Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the launch of Tola Adeniyi’s book, Belly of the Vultures, at the NECA Event Centre, Hakim Balogun Street, Alausa, Ikeja-Lagos I welcome you all to this launch of a very important book by one of our most distinguished media men, administrators and political strategists. The ...

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Restructuring Nigeria: Time To Hail Atiku, By Alaba Yusuf

 “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean, famous American actor and broadcaster. Do Nigerians still need the services of marabouts, soothsayers, clairvoyants and, if you like, star gazers to read the handwriting on the wall that our hitherto magnificent national edifice, has lost its grandeur ...

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Tribute To Dr. Alex Ekwueme (1932-2017), By Atiku Abubakar

Alex Ekwueme

I was deeply pained by the news of the passing to eternal glory of Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON, a former Vice President of Nigeria. His sudden death has robbed Nigeria of one of its great leaders, one of its great thinkers, one of its great achievers, and one of its committed democrats. As you all know, Dr Ekwueme was ...

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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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