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    Vote Atiku so we can all have food to eat, says Jonathan

Vote Atiku so we can all have food to eat, says Jonathan

Former president Goodluck Jonathan says only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can feed Nigerians three times a day.Jonathan asked Nigerians to vote Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate in 2019, "so that all of us will have food to eat".Speaking at the flag-off of the 2019 presidential election campaign by the PDP, Jonathan said the northwest is the most populous part of Nigeria, [...]

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    Atiku’s US visa: Playing politics with Nigeria’s image

Atiku’s US visa: Playing politics with Nigeria’s image

BY EMEKA UMEJEIThe perception of a country is important for the wellbeing of its citizens locally and internationally. It also has a direct correlation on the flow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country. If a country has a warped image on the global stage, it won’t attract much FDI and its citizens would be treated with disdain by [...]

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    Buhari, APC and Atiku’s American visa

Buhari, APC and Atiku’s American visa

BY PHRANK SHAIBUThe desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to stop the growing popularity, acceptance and political momentum of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the race to become the next suitable President of Nigeria in 2019, obviously took an absurd, yet very disturbing and dangerous dimension recently, when the Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, practically issued a [...]

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    Group lauds Buhari, endorses him for second term

Group lauds Buhari, endorses him for second term

An independent leadership monitoring group, Rebirth Nigeria Development Agenda (RNDA) has applauded the "achievements" of President Muhammadu Buhari notably in the country's educational sector.In a statement signed by Charles Ndika, president of the group, the members called on Nigerians to harmonise structures and vote massively for Buhari in the forthcoming election."From the results of our findings, it is marvelous to [...]

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    Sowunmi: If elected, Atiku will restructure Nigeria within one year

Sowunmi: If elected, Atiku will restructure Nigeria within one year

Segun Sowunmi, spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will restructure the country within one year, if elected.Sowunmi said this while speaking on a programme on Arise Television.He said Nigerians would have seen practical restructured activities that government would have embarked on within one year.Sowunmi added that the Nigerian constitution was [...]

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    APC: Atiku dancing on graves of fallen soldiers

APC: Atiku dancing on graves of fallen soldiers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his party are dancing on the graves of fallen soldiers.Abubakar has commented on the death of soldiers in Boko Haram attacks while his party alleged that Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, diverted funds for the military to the APC campaign.In a statement on Tuesday, [...]

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    Jonathan, Obasanjo in Yola as Atiku becomes new Wazirin Adamawa

Jonathan, Obasanjo in Yola as Atiku becomes new Wazirin Adamawa

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been formally turbaned as the seventh Waziri of Adamawa Emirate.The position of Waziri makes the former vice-president next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo, in the hierarchy in the emirate.Speaking at the occasion, Barkindo said Atiku was honoured with the title of Waziri because of his immense contributions to [...]

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    Ndigbo and the search for a surrogate mother

Ndigbo and the search for a surrogate mother

One of the pictures that went viral last week of Ohaneze Ndigbo leader, Professor Ben Nwabueze, hugging former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, was mischievously exaggerated.One version made Nwabueze look like a frightened, forlorn child embracing its mother. Of course, it wasn’t meant to be anything of the sort.But even from the more [...]

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    Here is what the Nigerian voter really wants!

Here is what the Nigerian voter really wants!

What does the average Nigerian voting adult want? Nothing? Absolutely nothing?Over the past few months, many friends and colleagues have asked me questions like: "Who are we voting for?" "Who will win the 2019 election?" " Who are we supporting?" My answers have varied from question to question to question. To the first, I say, "I don't know. Who do [...]

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    Agbakoba: Buhari’s Next Level document is a handout… complete disaster

Agbakoba: Buhari’s Next Level document is a handout… complete disaster

Olisa Agbakoba, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), says the campaign manual unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari for his 2019 re-election bid is a "complete disaster".Agbakoba said this on Tuesday while speaking during a morning show on ARISE TV.He said the president's campaign document has no "conceptual overhang" while noting that the one unveiled by Atiku Abubakar, candidate [...]

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    Ndume: With Atiku as PDP candidate, 2019 election a walkover for Buhari

Ndume: With Atiku as PDP candidate, 2019 election a walkover for Buhari

Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, says the 2019 election will be a walkover for President Muhammadu Buhari.The senator said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not a threat to Buhari's chances of getting re-elected.Speaking at a NAN forum on Monday in Abuja, Ndume said: "Next election is a walk-over with Atiku. We were anxious [...]

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    Atiku campaign fumes: Why did service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign kick-off?

Atiku campaign fumes: Why did service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign kick-off?

Segun Sowumni, spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar campaign organisation, has condemned the presence of service chiefs at an event to showcase President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements.The president also launched his campaign to get re-elected at the event tagged 'Next Level'. It was attended by chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Services chiefs present at the event were Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence [...]

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    Atiku campaign: We will make it impossible for APC to rig in 2019

Atiku campaign: We will make it impossible for APC to rig in 2019

Segun Sowunmi, spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will "make it impossible" for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the 2019 elections.He said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari by a "wide margin".Sowunmi said this on Monday in Abuja at the launch of a book entitled 'The man [...]

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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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