Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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    Atiku storms Obasanjo’s residence with PDP leaders

Atiku storms Obasanjo’s residence with PDP leaders

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is currently meeting with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.The meeting, which comes three days after Abubakar clinched the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is holding at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL).This is Abubakar's first known visit to a notable personality since he emerged as President Muhammadu Buhari's main opponent in [...]

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    Okorocha on Atiku: APC won’t get involved in verbal war… we’ll be talking issues

Okorocha on Atiku: APC won’t get involved in verbal war… we’ll be talking issues

Rochas Okorocha, Imo governor, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot be jittery over the emergence of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar as presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He said the antecedents of Atiku and President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the APC, will be crucial in the 2019 presidential election.The chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum said the APC [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: When Obasanjo first said ‘God will not forgive me’ if I support Atiku

TRENDING VIDEO: When Obasanjo first said ‘God will not forgive me’ if I support Atiku

Recently, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar “can never enjoy” his support for a political office.He said God will never forgive him if he backs Atiku’s presidential ambition.Obasanjo made the statement in an interview held before Atiku emerged presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).But apparently, that was not the first he had expressed the sentiment.In [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari’s cows are always 150… he has never run a successful business

Atiku: Buhari’s cows are always 150… he has never run a successful business

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has taken a jab at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he has never run a successful business in his life.In a statement from his media office on Tuesday, Abubakar said the free and fair presidential primary conducted by the PDP has left the APC in a "state of panic and confusion".He [...]

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    Afenifere leaders meet with Obasanjo, leaning towards backing Atiku

Afenifere leaders meet with Obasanjo, leaning towards backing Atiku

Leaders of Afenifere on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun, over the 2019 polls.According to NAN, the meeting which started around 3.30pm lasted about two hours.Yinka Odumakin, who addressed journalists after the sit-down, said the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group will back any presidential candidate who is predisposed to restructuring the country.Odumakin said the meeting, [...]

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    Tambuwal to Atiku: You have my support to emerge victorious in 2019

Tambuwal to Atiku: You have my support to emerge victorious in 2019

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, has congratulated former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar for picking the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Tambuwal, in a letter addressed to Atiku on Monday, pledged to support his presidential bid.Atiku scored 1,532 votes to clinch the ticket, while Tambuwal who got 693 votes was the closest opponent in the party’s elective convention held in [...]

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    PDP: Vote-buying allegation shows APC is scared of Atiku

PDP: Vote-buying allegation shows APC is scared of Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been "uneasy and apprehensive" since former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar emerged its presidential candidate.Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the PDP, said this in reaction to the allegation of Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, that Abubakar induced the delegates financially to emerge winner.But [...]

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    Five reasons Atiku will beat Buhari silly

Five reasons Atiku will beat Buhari silly

BY PHRANK SHAIBU  This past week marked a turning point in the nation’s political history. It was Atiku and all the news around his much-anticipated victory at the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which ended on Sunday in Port Harcourt. It is also the week that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari as its [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari would have arrested me if I am corrupt

Atiku: Buhari would have arrested me if I am corrupt

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says President Muhammadu Buhari would have ordered his arrest if he had evidence of corruption against him.In a statement issued on his behalf by his campaign organisation, Abubakar said his emergence has thrown the camp of Buhari into confusion.He also dismissed the allegation of the Buhari Campaign Organisation that he clinched the ticket of the opposition [...]

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    APC: The source of Atiku’s wealth is questionable

APC: The source of Atiku’s wealth is questionable

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the source of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is questionable.Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the APC, said this in a statement while reacting to the emergence of Abubakar as the presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Nabena said Abubakar's score card is "abysmally low and he has proven to be an untrustworthy and [...]

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    Wike: It’s time for PDP to sack this ineffective government

Wike: It’s time for PDP to sack this ineffective government

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    Keyamo: Nigerians should be worried about Atiku’s credibility

Keyamo: Nigerians should be worried about Atiku’s credibility

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Nigerians should be worried about the credibility of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement on Sunday, Keyamo said Abubakar did not win the election on a free and fair basis but induced the delegates financially.He urged Nigerians to be careful in deciding who [...]

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    Atiku pays tribute to Obasanjo after emerging PDP presidential flag bearer

Atiku pays tribute to Obasanjo after emerging PDP presidential flag bearer

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has praised former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the role he played in his development in politics.He paid tribute to Obasanjo on Sunday while giving his acceptance speech at the PDP convention venue in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state.Atiku emerged winner of the party's presidential primary with 1,532 votes while his closest contender, Aminu [...]

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    ‘His last shot’ — reactions to Atiku’s victory at PDP presidential primary

‘His last shot’ — reactions to Atiku’s victory at PDP presidential primary

A torrent of reactions has trailed the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The former vice-president defeated Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki and nine other aspirants to win the PDP ticket for the 2019 presidential election.Atiku's victory is currently trending on Twitter, a social media platform where he is an active participant.Here are some reactions [...]

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    Atiku picks PDP presidential ticket in ‘one-horse’ race

Atiku picks PDP presidential ticket in ‘one-horse’ race

Atiku Abubakar has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary election.He received the highest number of votes in the exercise which was held in Port Harcourt from Saturday to Sunday.He scored 1,532 votes, while his closest rival, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, polled 693.There were a total of 3,274 accredited delegates, with Datti Baba-Ahmed getting five votes and rooted [...]

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    How they stand: The 12 aspirants vying for PDP’s presidential ticket

How they stand: The 12 aspirants vying for PDP’s presidential ticket

The 2019 presidential election is just about four months away and various political parties have been working round the clock to present a candidate that will challenge President Muhammadu Buhari during the polls. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is at the forefront of this.On Saturday, the party will hold its presidential primary election in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Determined to [...]

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