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    Privatise NNPC, raise GDP to $900bn, cut taxes… inside Atiku’s policy document

Privatise NNPC, raise GDP to $900bn, cut taxes… inside Atiku’s policy document

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has plans to embark on partial privatisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), TheCable can report.The former vice-president also plans to sell all four national refineries, and cut corporate income tax to be one of the lowest in Africa.According to the Atiku Abubakar policy document seen by TheCable, the [...]

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    Buhari to showcase achievements as 2019 campaign kicks off

Buhari to showcase achievements as 2019 campaign kicks off

President Muhammadu Buhari will showcase his achievements and projections for the next four years to Nigerians on Sunday.Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, said the event for the presentation is themed "The Next Level".Keyamo said the event would hold at banquet hall of the presidential villa from 5pm to 8pm and beamed live on some television [...]

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    Atiku to kick off campaign with launch of policy document

Atiku to kick off campaign with launch of policy document

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will kick off his campaign for the 2019 polls with a launch of his policy document.The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation said this is in a statement on Saturday.The organisation said Abubakar will launch his policy document via a Facebook address at 12 noon on Monday.It said the PDP presidential candidate [...]

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    Group accuses Atiku of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

Group accuses Atiku of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a letter sent to the FIRS dated November 16, and signed by Nelson Ekujumi, the group’s national coordinator, Abubakar was accused of evading tax [...]

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    ‘Don’t play bad politics’ — Okorocha warns Ndigbo over Atiku’s endorsement

‘Don’t play bad politics’ — Okorocha warns Ndigbo over Atiku’s endorsement

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has asked Igbo leaders to toe the path of wisdom before adopting a candidate for the 2019 presidential election.In a statement on Thursday, the governor advised the leaders to put aside the bad politics they played in the past which has kept the zone in political wilderness.Okorocha said this 24 hours after Atiku Abubakar, [...]

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    Buhari ‘covering up unemployment figures because of 2019 elections’

Buhari ‘covering up unemployment figures because of 2019 elections’

The Atiku Campaign Organisation has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deliberately covering up unemployment figures to protect his re-election bid. In a statement on Thursday, the organisation accused the Buhari-led administration of deliberately not providing funds for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to release the report which is long overdue.Yemi Kale, the statistician-general of the federation, had said the federal [...]

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    APC: Atiku’s endorsement by south-east leaders is an insult to Ndigbo

APC: Atiku’s endorsement by south-east leaders is an insult to Ndigbo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by some south-east leaders is an affront to Igbo people.Abubakar and some PDP leaders met with some south-east were leaders in Enugu on Wednesday.Ben Nwabueze, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN),who was among those who received Abubakar said he would live [...]

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    Atiku’s team offers APC free crash course on issue-based campaign

Atiku’s team offers APC free crash course on issue-based campaign

The Atiku Campaign Organisation says it is willing to offer the All Progressives Congress (APC) a free crash course on issue-based campaign.In a statement on Wednesday, the campaign organisation said the ruling party is badly in need of such tutoring.It accused the APC of making frantic efforts to distract the attention of Nigerians from the recent indictment of Vice President [...]

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    Buhari and his handlers ‘boosting Atiku’s chances’ in the election

Buhari and his handlers ‘boosting Atiku’s chances’ in the election

Moses Jolayemi, coordinator of the Ekiti state chapter of Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), says President Muhammadu Buhari and his handlers are boosting the chances of Atiku Abubakar in next year's election.Jolayemi, who is a former editor-in-chief of Newswatch Newspaper, said this in reaction to the search of the aircraft which conveyed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), [...]

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    Shehu Sani: FG should be humble enough to apologise to Atiku

Shehu Sani: FG should be humble enough to apologise to Atiku

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has advised the federal government to apologise to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.In a tweet, the senator described the search of Atiku's private jet by security operatives as an "act of intimidation and harassment camouflaged as a routine".On Sunday, a combined security team, including operatives of the Department of State [...]

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    ‘His only offence is being PDP presidential candidate’ — Peter Obi speaks on search of Atiku’s jet

‘His only offence is being PDP presidential candidate’ — Peter Obi speaks on search of Atiku’s jet

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the only reason security operatives searched the private jet of Atiku Abubakar, is because he is the presidential candidate of an opposition party.On Sunday, a combined security team, including operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), searched the jet that brought back Abubakar to Nigeria from Dubai.Commenting on this [...]

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    Man climbs mast to protest ‘land encroachment’ by Atiku’s university

Man climbs mast to protest ‘land encroachment’ by Atiku’s university

Musa Wakatu, a resident of Abuja, has climbed a telecommunication mast over an alleged land encroachment by the American University of Nigeria (AUN).The elderly man climbed the mast at Nicon Junction in Maitama area of the federal capital territory (FCT) on Monday morning.The university is owned by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Wakatu, who threw leaflets [...]

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    ‘Grant Atiku visa so he can account for his crimes’ — diaspora network writes US

‘Grant Atiku visa so he can account for his crimes’ — diaspora network writes US

The Nigeria Diaspora Network is currently calling for signatures for a petition asking the US to grant Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), entrance to the country so he can face the law.Abubakar, who was indicted in a report for money laundering, had said he was yet to visit US because he was denied visa.Ahead of the [...]

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    Sirika to Atiku: Only Buhari is exempted from airport security checks

Sirika to Atiku: Only Buhari is exempted from airport security checks

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, has accused Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of raising false alarm over his encounter with security operatives on Sunday.TheCable reported how Atiku was searched by security operatives upon his arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The PDP presidential candidate had said the search was an attempt to [...]

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    DSS searches Atiku’s private jet after returning from Dubai

DSS searches Atiku’s private jet after returning from Dubai

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) searched the jet that brought back Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to Nigeria.Paul Ibe, Atiku's spokesman, confirmed the incident to TheCable on Sunday.It was gathered that the private jet conveying Atiku from Dubai landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 1:30am, into the waiting arms [...]

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    Atiku tackles Buhari over minimum wage, says ‘govt only as reliable as its word’

Atiku tackles Buhari over minimum wage, says ‘govt only as reliable as its word’

Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, says President Muhammadu Buhari should "keep to his word" and approve the new N30,000 minimum wage.In a statement by his campaign organisation, Abubakar said the president should work towards paying workers "a living wage" as opposed to the "starvation wages" now paid to them.The minimum wage tripartite committee had submitted its report [...]

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