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Atiku berates APC for polarising Nigerians, insists on devolution of power
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Atiku berates APC for polarising Nigerians, insists on devolution of power

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday berated the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration for polarising and causing disaffection among Nigerians. Atiku, who was speaking in Katsina State when he met with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates, said the disunity between the South and North of the country […]

Atiku and Osinbajo Who is the true advocate of restructuring Nigeria?
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Atiku and Osinbajo Who is the true advocate of restructuring Nigeria?

The general election session in Nigeria has acquired notoriety for how it is wantonly exploited by some politicians for self-promotion the back of issues of public interest. This reality is currently playing out in the public space with the fast approaching 2019 general elections with politicians and especially presidential hopefuls […]

Atiku, Mark insincere on restructuring, says APC
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Atiku, Mark insincere on restructuring, says APC

Atiku • ‘Both failed to act when they had opportunity’ • Southern, M’Belt leaders begin grilling of presidential aspirants The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday cautioned Nigerians to be wary of insincere proponents of restructuring. The party’s submission followed a recent well-publicised argument between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former […]

Tracking gladiators in PDP’s presidential primary
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Tracking gladiators in PDP’s presidential primary

• Their strong, low points The forthcoming presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could be the party’s last trial and temptation on its path to rediscovery, rejuvenation and stability. But from the look of things, it appears the aggregation of multiple interests has made the party oblivious of […]

Clash at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits form
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Clash at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits form

PDP Secretariat, Abuja • We’re not to blame, says APC • Thugs invade party’s Ondo headquarters • Board of trustees bars members from supporting aspirants There was pandemonium at the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday as former Vice President Atiku Abubakar submitted his presidential nomination form. The […]

Nigeria-born Marianne Olaleye makes Portrait of Britain shortlist
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Nigeria-born Marianne Olaleye makes Portrait of Britain shortlist

Marianne Olaleye A UK-based Nigerian, Marianne Olaleye, has been shortlisted among the top 100 photographers in the prestigious Portrait of Britain photography contest and will have her works featured in the first Portrait of Britain book, featuring 200 shortlisted images. Launched in 2016 by the British Journal of Photography (BJP), […]

Atiku vows to end multiple exchange rates
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Atiku vows to end multiple exchange rates

A currency dealer counts bundles of naira banknotes for exchange on the 'black market' in Lagos, Nigeria. Photographer: Tom Saater/Bloomberg Nigerian presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar said he will scrap a system of multiple exchange rates to attract foreign investment and accused President Muhammadu Buhari of failing to deal with the […]

Prevailing insecurity worse than civil war, Atiku declares
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Prevailing insecurity worse than civil war, Atiku declares

[File] Atiku Abubakar Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said the prevailing insecurity is worse than the three-year civil war the country experienced between 1967 and 1970. Addressing newsmen yesterday in Minna during his endorsement tour of Niger State, he maintained that Nigerian was more secured during the civil war. […]

Fashola flags-off N22.7b Jada town road construction 
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Fashola flags-off N22.7b Jada town road construction 

Babatunde Raji Fashola, Minister of Works, Power and Housing. The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola yesterday, flagged-off the 112km dilapidated Jada town road, which leads to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s hometown, at the cost of N22.7bn. While speaking at the occasion, the minister said the […]

Atiku is the best candidate to defeat Buhari – Analyst 
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Atiku is the best candidate to defeat Buhari – Analyst 

Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar speaks at the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Catham House – in London on Wedneday, April 25, 2018. PHOTO: TWITTER/CATHAM HOUSE AFRICA tional public affairs analyst, Boladale Adekoya, has advised the leadership and members of the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to […]

I won’t blame past leaders if elected president, says Dankwambo
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I won’t blame past leaders if elected president, says Dankwambo

Ibrahim Dankwambo Gombe state governor and 2019 presidential hopeful, Ibrahim Dankwambo has promised that he will not be engaged in any blame game if elected president. Although Dankwambo did not mention any names, but current president Muhammadu Buhari who is often criticised for blaming past leaders for Nigeria’s problems, might […]

Gombe governor Ibrahim Dankwambo declares to run for president
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Gombe governor Ibrahim Dankwambo declares to run for president

Ibrahim Dankwambo Gombe State governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has declared his intent to run for the presidency in 2019 general election. Dankwambo, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) made the declaration on Saturday via his twitter handle. “After wide consultations with party members and Nigerians of diverse backgrounds. I, […]