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“I am not under US watchlist,”- Atiku denies media report

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar says there is no iota of truth in the reports published by some online media that he and some members of his family are under the United States of America watchlist. The former Vice President described the report as “recycled false allegations.” Media reports surfaced on Monday to the effect that the Financial Crimes Enforcement ...

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Edo Poll: Atiku, Secondus, others congratulate Obaseki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar yesterday celebrated the declaration of Godwin Obaseki as the re-elected governor of Edo State. Its National Chairman Uche Secondus, Atiku and the party’s vice-presidential candidate, Peter Obi described the election as historic. The PDP, through its Spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, told reporters at a news conference ...

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Obasanjo, Atiku lack moral right to chart way forward- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that political actors that destroyed Nigeria cannot chart a way forward for the country. Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. He added that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), especially, had no moral standing to criticise the policies of President Muhammadu Buhari-led ...

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Atiku an hypocrite for criticising Buhari’s deregulation policy- APC

APC has accused People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s Presidential candidate in 2019 election of exhibiting hypocrisy as regards their condemnation of deregulation policy of the federal government. The party also noted that Atiku’s outburst revealed his two-facedness and portrayed him “as a man not only acutely lacking in integrity but one that should never be trusted.” Deputy National Publicity ...

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2023: Atiku may return to APC, cooperate with Buhari to edge out Tinubu- CAGG

Olusegun Bamgbose, National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has said that Atku Abubakar and may collaborate with President Buhari to kill the ambition of Bola Tinubu ahead of 2023 presidential election. He claimed that Atiku Abubakar is firmly in the race and has made up his mind to contest for the last time. Bamgbose, who is a senior ...

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Atiku to Buhari: Nigerians need stimulus, not increment in electricity tariff

Ex-Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has kicked against the increment in electricity tariff. Atiku, who slammed the federal government, said Nigerians need stimulus and not increment of electricity tariff. In a tweet, the former Vice President described the increment as ill-advised. “I reject the increased electricity tariffs. Coming out of the lockdown, Nigerians need a stimulus, not an impetuous ...

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Babangida @79: Atiku salutes former military President

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has saluted former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, as he clocked 79 years. Abubakar in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, on Sunday in Abuja, said that Babangida’s intelligence, wisdom, charisma, understanding and respect for Nigeria’s diversity stood the test of time. “Babangida is amazingly gifted, he is a strategic thinker ...

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Atiku decries political crisis in Edo Assembly, says it’s a threat to constitutional order

Ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has lamented that political development in Edo is a threat to constitutional order. The former Vice President, in his verified tweeter handle on Thursday, urged the forces behind the development to reign in their proxies, and abide by the rule of law to allow the people elect who they wanted to govern them. “Nigeria has been on ...

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“APC is a sinking ship, we will never return there,” Saraki, Atiku vow

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Senate President Bukola Saraki and former Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso have vowed never  to return to the All Progressives Congress (APC), The aides of those prominent politicians confided this to a national newspaper on Monday. APC had, sequel to the return of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and ...

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Atiku reacts as Governors Akeredolu, Ikpeazu undergo COVID-19 treatments

Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has sent a message to state governors undergoing COVID-19 treatments. In his goodwill message, Atiku wished Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State quick recovery. In a tweet, Atiku urged families of ...

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