Monday, April 22, 2019

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    Presiding officers: We transmitted election results to INEC server

Presiding officers: We transmitted election results to INEC server

Some presiding officers in Borno and Yobe states say they transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The All Progressives Congress (APC) had tackled Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over his claim that results from INEC server showed that he won the election.INEC also dismissed Atiku's [...]

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    ‘My parents are fully Nigerians’ — Atiku fires back at APC

‘My parents are fully Nigerians’ — Atiku fires back at APC

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has dismissed claims that he is not a Nigerian by birth.In his submission at the presidential election tribunal, Atiku detailed "how he is a Nigerian by birth", saying he has a right to contest the presidential election.The PDP candidate had gone to court to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu [...]

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    A new Nigeria coming through, says Atiku in Easter message

A new Nigeria coming through, says Atiku in Easter message

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigeria is going through difficult times.In his Easter message on Thursday, Abubakar, however, urged Nigerians to be hopeful as "a new Nigeria is being birthed."He said Nigeria will surpass its challenges as one and emerge a nation "of possibilities instead of impossibilities.""Easter is a time of resurrection. Of dying [...]

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    Buhari: I’m more academically qualified than Atiku

Buhari: I’m more academically qualified than Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is far more academically qualified than Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The president's statement comes on the back of a petition filed by Atiku and the PDP challenging his victory during the February 23 presidential election.The former vice president alleged that the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral [...]

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    INEC server: Atiku to invite Microsoft, IBM, Oracle as witnesses

INEC server: Atiku to invite Microsoft, IBM, Oracle as witnesses

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, is willing to engage experts from Microsoft, IBM and Oracle to verify his claim that the servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) showed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by 1,615,302 votes.INEC’s polling figures from the 36 states and federal capital territory (FCT) gave [...]

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    ‘You displayed crass ignorance’ — Atiku hits INEC over ‘harsh’ comment on his lawyer

‘You displayed crass ignorance’ — Atiku hits INEC over ‘harsh’ comment on his lawyer

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Livy Uzoukwu, his lead counsel at the tribunal, is qualified to practise in Nigeria.His legal team at the tribunal where he is challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari, comprises 31 lawyers led by Uzoukwu.In its response as the first respondent in the case, INEC had said the petition filed [...]

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    Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website

Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has insisted the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shows he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election.In his submission to the presidential election tribunal, the former vice president gave the "unique MAC address and Microsoft product ID of the INEC server" from where [...]

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    ‘Your defence is porous’ — Nnamdi Kanu offers to give Atiku legal advice over Cameroon debate

‘Your defence is porous’ — Nnamdi Kanu offers to give Atiku legal advice over Cameroon debate

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has offered free legal advice to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking during a broadcast on Radio Biafra, Kanu said Atiku's defence in court regarding his citizenship is "weak and porous".The PDP candidate had gone to court to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the [...]

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    INEC to tribunal: Atiku’s lawyer not licensed to practise in Nigeria

INEC to tribunal: Atiku’s lawyer not licensed to practise in Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was not signed by a legal practitioner licensed to practise in Nigeria.Atiku had filed a petition before the presidential election tribunal to challenge the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.Atiku's legal team is led by Livy Uzoukwu with 31 other [...]

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    Atiku: Those who made Nigeria world poverty capital should have their origin questioned — not mine

Atiku: Those who made Nigeria world poverty capital should have their origin questioned — not mine

Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, has described as “ridiculous” the claim by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he is not qualified to contest the election.The former vice-president said while he will “not dignify” the ruling party with a response, the assertion suggests they have admitted to “tramping on the will of [...]

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    APC to tribunal: Atiku unqualified to be president… he’s not Nigerian by birth

APC to tribunal: Atiku unqualified to be president… he’s not Nigerian by birth

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not a Nigerian by birth.The ruling party made the claim in its response to the petition  Atiku and the PDP filed before the presidential election petition tribunal in Abuja.Atiku is challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Independent National Electoral Commission [...]

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    ‘APC fabricated it’ — Atiku denies hiring US lobbyist

‘APC fabricated it’ — Atiku denies hiring US lobbyist

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied hiring a US lobbyist firm to advance in his bid to take over power from President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Wednesday, Atiku, a former vice-president, said the reports of the alleged contract is a handiwork of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Atiku is at the presidential election tribunal [...]

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    Atiku: PDP blessed to have a political gladiator like Wike

Atiku: PDP blessed to have a political gladiator like Wike

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, as a gladiator, congratulating him on his reelection.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Wike winner of the governorship election on Wednesday evening.Wike polled 886,264 votes ahead of Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the African Alliance Congress (AAC) and his closest rival, who garnered [...]

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    Tongues wagging as Atiku congratulates Trump over Mueller report

Tongues wagging as Atiku congratulates Trump over Mueller report

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated US President Donald Trump over his vindication on allegations that campaign colluded with Russia to influence the US election in 2016.Trump had been accused of conspiring with Russian officials to influence the election, especially against Hillary Clinton, his then rival.But the report of Robert Mueller, US special counsel, said investigation did not find sufficient [...]

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    Obasanjo: Those discouraging Atiku from challenging Buhari in court are evil

Obasanjo: Those discouraging Atiku from challenging Buhari in court are evil

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says those opposed to the decision of Atiku Abubakar to seek legal redress over the outcome of the presidential election have evil minds.Atiku, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the March 23 election.Speaking on the judgement of the Osun governorship tribunal, Obasanjo said Atiku did the right thing [...]

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    Atiku: How INEC reduced my votes in 31 states

Atiku: How INEC reduced my votes in 31 states

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says data from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed how his votes were reduced in 31 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).Atiku made the claim in a petition he and his party filed before the presidential election tribunal.The PDP candidate said he defeated Buhari with [...]

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