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I Go Dye Writes President Buhari Another Open Letter

Nigerian comedian, I Go Dye, has once again called out President Muhammadu Buhari in another open letter. The entertainer who is becoming increasingly famous for his open letters on national issues had earlier written President Buhari on why it would be a waste of money to celebrate the May 29th Democracy […]

Atiku insists search was a planned intimidation tactic
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Atiku insists search was a planned intimidation tactic

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization, APCO, said the “invasion” of the presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar’s plane, was a ‘premeditated intimidation tactic’. In a statement by APCO on Monday, it said the ruling All Progressives Congress had earlier accused Abubakar of having strategy meetings for […]

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Why Atiku Abubakar was searched at airport – Presidency

The Nigerian government Sunday said there was no ulterior motive behind the search a former vice president of the country and the presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and his staff underwent on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, from Dubai. Abubakar alleged earlier on […]

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Atiku Abubakar says he was searched at Abuja airport

Former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar said he and his staff were intimidated “by agents of the state” after arriving at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. “I arrived to Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state, […]

Be ready to accept defeat, PDP tells Buhari
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Be ready to accept defeat, PDP tells Buhari

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and ruling All Progressives Congress not to contest the outcome of the forthcoming 2019 Presidential election if its candidate, Atiku Abubakar wins. “The party invites all Nigerians and the international community to note this […]

Buhari lacks aptitude to lead Nigeria, says Ezekwesili
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Buhari lacks aptitude to lead Nigeria, says Ezekwesili

[FILE PHOTO] Dr Oby Ezekwesili The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN),Oby Ezekwesili said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the aptitude and capacity to continue to lead Africa’s most populous country. “President Muhammadu Buhari has now shown neither the capacity nor the aptitude for the highest office […]

Southwest PDP says region want more than SGF slot
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Southwest PDP says region want more than SGF slot

Former vice-President Atiku Abubakar speaks during the People's Democratic Party (PDP)'s national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 6, 2018. – Nigeria's main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February […]

Atiku reacts to UK magazine’s prediction of 2019 election
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Atiku reacts to UK magazine’s prediction of 2019 election

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar raises his hands in victory after he won the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on October 7, 2018. Former vice president Atiku Abubakar will challenge incumbent Muhammadu Buhari for the Nigerian presidency […]

Buhari refuses to submit academic credentials to INEC
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Buhari refuses to submit academic credentials to INEC

President Buhari presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting… October 18, 2018 Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general election. A list of presidential candidates released by INEC on Thursday identified 70 out […]

Atiku campaign group donates N10m to Abia pipeline explosion victims
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Atiku campaign group donates N10m to Abia pipeline explosion victims

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, representing former vice president and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar (left); Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe during Obi’s condolence visit to the state over the pipeline explosion…yesterday. • Promises women, youths 40% positions • […]

Saraki appointed Atiku campaign director by PDP
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Saraki appointed Atiku campaign director by PDP

Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main […]

See Mixed Reactions As Atiku Abubakar Picks Peter Obi As Running Mate
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See Mixed Reactions As Atiku Abubakar Picks Peter Obi As Running Mate

It was a surprising twist when former vice president of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar picked Former Governor of Anambra State Peter Obi as the running mate for the upcoming 2019 presidential election. Peter Obi was once a member of The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) before he joined People’s Democratic Party […]

Atiku not a threat to President Buhari’s re-election, says senatorial candidate
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Atiku not a threat to President Buhari’s re-election, says senatorial candidate

Former vice-President Atiku Abubakar speaks during the People's Democratic Party (PDP)'s national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 6, 2018. – Nigeria's main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February […]

Why Atiku picked Peter Obi as running mate – Gbenga Daniel
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Why Atiku picked Peter Obi as running mate – Gbenga Daniel

Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel on Friday, October 12, 2018. PHOTO: ATIKU CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION The campaign organisation of […]

Obasanjo makes U-turn, says Atiku better than Buhari
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Obasanjo makes U-turn, says Atiku better than Buhari

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah (left); former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo; presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and eminent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi after a meeting in Abeokuta, Ogun State…yesterday. • Oyedepo, Kukah, Gumi, Adebanjo meet ex-leader • Approval inconsequential, insists presidency […]

‘In the beginning, Atiku was to succeed Obasanjo’
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‘In the beginning, Atiku was to succeed Obasanjo’

Atiku (left), founder, Living Faith Church (LFC), Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, Obasanjo and National Chairman, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus after a meeting at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta… yesterday. I am happy to welcome the distinguished leaders of goodwill who have led the PDP Presidential Candidate and […]

The man Atiku Abubakar
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The man Atiku Abubakar

Supporters of former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar hold a poster as they celebrate his winning of the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar […]