Saturday, January 12, 2019

Tag "Atiku"

    ICYMI: Eurasia Group says Buhari ‘lacks the energy’ and Atiku would ‘enrich cronies’

ICYMI: Eurasia Group says Buhari ‘lacks the energy’ and Atiku would ‘enrich cronies’

Eurasia Group, reputed as the world’s largest political-risk consultancy, has ranked Nigeria as one of the top 10 risks for the year 2019.The group, in its annual risk report for 2019, listed the "Bad Seeds, and US-China tension" as the top geopolitical risk for the year, while Nigeria was listed at number 10 -- ahead of Brexit.Eurasia Group is also [...]

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    PHOTOS: PDP heavyweights storm Nasarawa

PHOTOS: PDP heavyweights storm Nasarawa

The campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stormed Nasarawa state on Thursday.Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the party, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party; Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, were among the dignitaries who attended the event.They asked Nigerians to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next general election.Below are pictures [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to accept defeat ahead of the 2019 presidential election and endorse Buhari.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's call for a probe of Buhari’s family over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    Atiku: I don’t know the man claiming to be my media consultant

Atiku: I don’t know the man claiming to be my media consultant

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he has nothing to do with any foreign media consultant.On Saturday, David Pride, a motivational speaker had announced on Twitter that he had been hired to serve a social media consultant to Atiku.“Excited to announce that I have been contracted as the social media consultant for 2019 Presidential Candidate [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Produce evidence of corruption against Buhari or keep quiet forever

Keyamo to Atiku: Produce evidence of corruption against Buhari or keep quiet forever

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to quit peddling allegations against Buhari if he has no evidence.Keyamo said this in reaction to the demand by Atiku that Buhari’s family be probed over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat Nigeria and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    ‘You ought to be in jail’ — Buhari campaign lashes out at Atiku

‘You ought to be in jail’ — Buhari campaign lashes out at Atiku

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would have been in jail if the system was working before Buhari assumed office.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's criticism of the president's comment that the system, not him is slow.Atiku had said the president was the problem [...]

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    I’m sentimentally attached to women, says Atiku

I’m sentimentally attached to women, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic (PDP), says he he is not talking politics when he says he has a soft spot for women.Abubakar said this during an interactive session with PDP women leaders on Thursday.The former vice-president said he has regards for women, attributing it to the upbringing his mother gave to him.He said his mother made him [...]

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    Atiku to Buhari: I have signed the peace deal, sign electoral amendment bill

Atiku to Buhari: I have signed the peace deal, sign electoral amendment bill

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended electoral bill into law.Abubakar said this shortly after he signed the peace accord for the 2019 elections.The accord was organised by the National Peace Committee. Abubakar was absent on Tuesday when some presidential candidates, including Buhari, signed the deal.Paul Ibe, Atiku’s [...]

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    Presidential candidates who didn’t sign peace accord ‘do not wish Nigeria well’

Presidential candidates who didn’t sign peace accord ‘do not wish Nigeria well’

The National Democratic Front (NDF), a political group, says the presidential candidates who did not sign the peace accord do not wish Nigeria well.The group, in a statement by Olanrwwaju Ayokunle, its spokesman, said those who did not enter the peace agreement are convinced that they would lose the election, “hence their decision to leave loopholes for their thugs to [...]

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    Buhari must go, says Atiku

Buhari must go, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari has already lost his re-election bid.He said this in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, while flagging of his campaign in the south-west."Buhari must go! Buhari must go! Buhari must go!" he said as his crowd of supporters roared.He urged his supports and other Nigerians never to believe [...]

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    Atiku’s policy plan ‘bereft of people-oriented policies’

Atiku’s policy plan ‘bereft of people-oriented policies’

Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) says the policy plan of Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, is not people-oriented.The group said this while reacting to the presidential candidate’s speech in Sokoto where he flagged off his 2019 campaign.Abubakar had claimed that he will run a people-friendly government but the group differed, saying his policy is otherwise when viewed in [...]

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    Ezekwesili kicks as Buhari snubs first 2019 presidential debate

Ezekwesili kicks as Buhari snubs first 2019 presidential debate

President Muhammadu Buhari, and former vice-president Atiku Abubakar, and some other leading candidates for the 2019 presidential elections are missing at the first 2019 presidential debate.The debate, which is currently holding in Abuja, and hosted by The Osasu Show,  and supported by ONE campaign, Connected Development (CODE), and YALI Abuja, has Oby Ezekwesili in attendance.Atiku, who is the Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Rewane: Atiku must tell us who he’s planning to sell NNPC to

Rewane: Atiku must tell us who he’s planning to sell NNPC to

Bismarck Rewane, the chief executive of Financial Derivative, says Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), must tell Nigerians, who he is planning to sell the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to.The Atiku policy document, released on Monday, highlights that the presidential candidate is seeking partial privatisation of the NNPC, regarded as Nigeria's cash cow.Reacting to [...]

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    PDP: Unlike Atiku, Buhari failed to offer solutions in his policy document

PDP: Unlike Atiku, Buhari failed to offer solutions in his policy document

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigerians are happy with the policy document unveiled by Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, on Monday.The party, in a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, its national publicity secretary, said the document represented the quest of Nigerians for a new leadership.The PDP said the document "embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians".The opposition party said [...]

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    Keyamo: To say Nigeria can be restructured in six months is the biggest lie

Keyamo: To say Nigeria can be restructured in six months is the biggest lie

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says anyone who promises to restructure the country between six to 12 months is telling "the biggest lie".Abubakar Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had said he would restructure in six months if elected president.Both Buhari and Abubakar recently unveiled their proposals for the next four years if [...]

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    Atiku: I don’t mind oil-producing states keeping 100% of the revenue

Atiku: I don’t mind oil-producing states keeping 100% of the revenue

Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says if he emerges president in 2019, he does not mind giving oil-producing states all the revenue from crude oil. Abubakar said this while responding to questions on restructuring in an interview with The Africa Report.He, however, said he would tax the states to maintain the federal government.Asked he was in favour [...]

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