Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag "Atiku"

    Obi to INEC: You must produce the server used for elections

Obi to INEC: You must produce the server used for elections

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must produce the server used during the general election.The commission has denied using server for the elections, explaining that it was used during Anambra and Osun governorship elections in 2018.At a programme in Osun state on Monday, Solomon Soyebi, an INEC national commissioner, [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Is Atiku on UAE watch list?

FACT CHECK: Is Atiku on UAE watch list?

A screenshot of a purported story of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on the watch list of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is making waves online.According to the story said to have appeared on Gulf News, one of the biggest English newspapers in Middle East, UAE security operatives are keeping a close tab on the [...]

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    I’ll never abandon Atiku, says Gbenga Daniel

I’ll never abandon Atiku, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says he will never abandon the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate.Daniel, two-term governor of Ogun state, had resigned his membership of the PDP on Saturday and announced that he was quitting partisan politics.After the announcement, Daniel said his supporters were urging him to lead them to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Commenting on [...]

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    PDP to Buhari: Atiku will soon reclaim his stolen mandate

PDP to Buhari: Atiku will soon reclaim his stolen mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop "gloating" as Atiku Abubakar, its candidate in the presidential election, will soon reclaim his "stolen mandate" at the tribunal.The party was reacting to Buhari's statement that the PDP still had questions to answer on how it spent the huge resources that accrued to the country from oil sales [...]

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    Atiku inaugurates legal team, says ‘stolen mandate must be retrieved’

Atiku inaugurates legal team, says ‘stolen mandate must be retrieved’

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has inaugurated a legal team to challenge the outcome of the February 23 presidential poll in court.Paul Ibe, his media adviser, revealed this in a statement on Saturday.The legal team is headed by Livy Uzoukwu, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN).President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated [...]

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    Atiku did NOT make any demands from Buhari, says PDP

Atiku did NOT make any demands from Buhari, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate in the recently concluded poll, is not making any demands from President Muhammadu Buhari.Abubakar had rejected the outcome of the election, saying he would challenge it in court.Subsequently, the National Peace Committee chaired by Abdulsalami Abubakar, after meeting with Atiku, said he made his grievances known and they had [...]

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    INFOGRAPHICS: How Buhari defeated Atiku with 3.9m votes

INFOGRAPHICS: How Buhari defeated Atiku with 3.9m votes

President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, in the 2019 presidential election.The election which was keenly contested saw Buhari poll 15,191,847 votes while Atiku got 11,262,978 votes.Below are infographics of state by state result.[...]

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    PHOTOS: Atiku returns to Abuja

PHOTOS: Atiku returns to Abuja

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has returned to Abuja after casting his vote in Yola, Adamawa state.Although he lost his polling unit to President Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku defeated Buhari  at Aso Rock.While Atiku got 1,030 votes, Buhari trailed with 1,013 votes.Below are pictures of Atiku arriving the airport in Abuja:[...]

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    Atiku: Like we removed Jonathan, let’s vote out another incumbent president

Atiku: Like we removed Jonathan, let’s vote out another incumbent president

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he felt proud that an incumbent president was voted out by just the use of permanent voter card (PVC).President Muhammadu Buhari defeated ex-President Goodluck Jonathan who sought reelection in 2015.In a broadcast on Thursday, Atiku said Nigerians have the opportunity to repeat history during the presidential election rescheduled for February [...]

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    Buhari vs Atiku: The prophesies and a morning after…

Buhari vs Atiku: The prophesies and a morning after…

Let me tell you a few short stories: In 2015, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari won the general election, he got two important goodwill messages; one from Tunde Bakare, the other from Femi Adesina. Both men had independently followed General Muhammadu Buhari for many years, and believed in his ability to change Nigeria. This was why Adesina, a revered journalist [...]

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    US secretary of state calls Atiku, seeks credible elections

US secretary of state calls Atiku, seeks credible elections

Michael Pompeo, the United States secretary of state placed a call to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday.Atiku disclosed this via his official Twitter handle but did not give details of his conversation with Pompeo.He, however, said Pompeo affirmed the international community's commitment to free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria.The presidential and national assembly polls will [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari rounds off campaign in Katsina as Atiku ends his in Adamawa

PHOTOS: Buhari rounds off campaign in Katsina as Atiku ends his in Adamawa

Whatever has a beginning has an end! For President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the journey which started in November ended on Thursday.Both men are now ready to go head to head in the election of Saturday.Buhari, who is contesting under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), ended his campaign in his home [...]

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    FAKE NEWS ALERT: Did US lobbyist write to Saraki predicting Atiku’s loss?

FAKE NEWS ALERT: Did US lobbyist write to Saraki predicting Atiku’s loss?

A letter Brain Ballard, a top US lobbyist, purportedly wrote to Senate President Bukola Saraki, predicting the loss of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently in circulation.Saraki is the director general of the campaign of Atiku.In the letter dated February 5, the firm of allegedly said its survey on the presidential election demonstrated that [...]

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    PHOTOS: Jonathan watches as Davido entertains crowd at Atiku’s Rivers rally

PHOTOS: Jonathan watches as Davido entertains crowd at Atiku’s Rivers rally

Former president Goodluck Jonathan and wife, Patience, were among thousands of supporters who received Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, on Monday.Also present at the rally are Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers; Senate President Bukola Saraki; Uche Secondus, national chairman of the  PDP, among others.Music Star Davido was also on ground [...]

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    PHOTOS: Atiku receives heroic welcome in Buhari’s stronghold

PHOTOS: Atiku receives heroic welcome in Buhari’s stronghold

A massive crowd received Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano on Sunday.Kano is the stronghold of President Muhammadu Buhari. He secured 1.9 million votes, his highest, in Kano in 2015 when Rabiu Kwankwaso was the governor.But Kwankwaso, who led Atiku’s team into the ancient city on Sunday, declared that it was all over for the [...]

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    PDP accuses Buhari’s govt of blocking venue of Atiku’s rally in Abuja

PDP accuses Buhari’s govt of blocking venue of Atiku’s rally in Abuja

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of shutting down the Pld Parade Ground, Garki, Abuja, where Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, was supposed to use for a rally on Saturday.In a statement on Friday, the party said payment had been made and the venue had been secure until it was told [...]

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