Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    Atiku and Saraki not safe, says Timi Frank on Ekweremadu home invasion

Atiku and Saraki not safe, says Timi Frank on Ekweremadu home invasion

Timi Frank, ex-deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Senate President Bukola Saraki are not safe.Frank made the comment in reaction to the security breach in the home of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, in the early hours of Tuesday.The police have described the incident as a [...]

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    Seven questions for Nigeria’s next Mr. or Madam President

Seven questions for Nigeria’s next Mr. or Madam President

The year 2018 is a great time to be alive. No one, in 2008, could have predicted what is happening in the world today; Donald Trump running the show in the United States, Britain breaking away from Europe, a 39-year-old winning the French presidential election. It is what it is.Nigeria has not been left out of the fireworks; in 2008, [...]

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    Keyamo: Pump price at N90? Oil marketers must be laughing at PDP

Keyamo: Pump price at N90? Oil marketers must be laughing at PDP

The Buhari campaign organisation says the People’s Democratic Party's promise to crash petrol price to N90 is laughable, as no supplier of the product will sell at that price.On Friday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, will reduce the cost of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, to N97 per litre.In a statement [...]

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    ‘Buhari behaving like Father Christmas’ — Atiku slams $500,000 aid to Guinea Bissau

‘Buhari behaving like Father Christmas’ — Atiku slams $500,000 aid to Guinea Bissau

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (APC), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be more prudent with Nigeria's resources instead of donating money to other countries "like Father Christmas".Abubakar gave the advice in reaction to the report that the federal government had approved a donation of $500,000 to the Republic of Guinea Bissau ahead of its November [...]

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    PDP’s link with Ballard is suspicious, says group

PDP’s link with Ballard is suspicious, says group

Save Nigeria Network, a political group, says it is suspicious of the link between Brian Ballard, a US lobbyist, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).TheCable had reported that the PDP hired the firm ahead of the 2019 elections.Ballard, who has US President Donald Trump as one of his clients, will receive $90,000 a month from Nigeria's main opposition party.In a [...]

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    Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his relationship with Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not about the 2019 elections.In a statement by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu's spokesman, the APC leader said his relationship with Abubakar is the same as other politicians he has met in his political journey.Rahman was [...]

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    Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to be part of the "smear campaign and unsavoury comments" against Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate.The party gave the warning while reacting to Tinubu's comment on Abubakar when he visited Aso Rock on Wednesday.Tinubu had said whether Abubakar and PDP leaders visited [...]

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    Atiku has been invited for his US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

Atiku has been invited for his US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, director-general of Atiku Abubakar campaign organisation, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate has been asked to come for his US visa.There have been reports that Atiku has not been able to visit the US over an alleged criminal case against him, a claim he has denied on several occasions.He recently said his visa application is "going [...]

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    No preferred candidate yet between Buhari and Atiku, says northern group

No preferred candidate yet between Buhari and Atiku, says northern group

Northern Emancipation Network (MEN), a youth group, says it is yet to align with either of President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president, for the 2019 elections.Buhari is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while Abubakar is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer.Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, leader of MEN, told NAN that it is hasty for any group [...]

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    Atiku: FG’s plan to sell national assets will cause long-term pains

Atiku: FG’s plan to sell national assets will cause long-term pains

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the plan of the federal government to sell national assets will cause long-term pains.In September, Joe Anichebe, a director at the Bureau of Public Entreprises (BPE), said the federal government may put up 10 state-owned companies for sale in the fourth quarter of 2018.But in a statement which his campaign council [...]

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    It’s time to retire the political elite, says Peoples Trust presidential candidate

It’s time to retire the political elite, says Peoples Trust presidential candidate

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), says the 2019 elections is the best time to retire the political elite.Olawepo-Hashim made the remark at a press briefing during the weekend.He said the presidential election is not a “two horse race” between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The [...]

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    ‘It’s impossible to revise history’ — Atiku campaign replies Osinbajo on restructuring claim

‘It’s impossible to revise history’ — Atiku campaign replies Osinbajo on restructuring claim

The Atiku campaign organisation has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) of trying to revise history over the role Atiku Abubakar played in the actualising of restructuring.Osinbajo had said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opposed the restructuring of the country when he was vice-president.Reacting, the Atiku campaign organisation released a statement which read: "Given that restructuring has [...]

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    I’ve learned more at family retreats than in school, says Atiku’s son

I’ve learned more at family retreats than in school, says Atiku’s son

Mustapha Atiku Abubakar, son of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flagbearer, says his father has invested in educating himself and his family.Mustapha said this in a tweet while reacting to a criticism of his father.Henry Okelue, a Twitter user, had said the highest academic qualification of the PDP presidential candidate is a certificate obtained over 40 years ago.https://twitter.com/4eyedmonk/status/1055711051000569856?s=19But [...]

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    South-west PDP asks Atiku to assure zone of SGF, AGF slots

South-west PDP asks Atiku to assure zone of SGF, AGF slots

The south-west zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential candidate, not to relegate them if he emerges as president.Speaking when PDP chieftains from the zone met on Friday in Lagos, Eddy Olefeso, south-west vice-chairman of the party, urged Atiku to assure the zone of more key positions.Atiku was reported to have offered secretary [...]

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    Atiku’s campaign: Endorsement by The Economist has exposed Lai’s lies

Atiku’s campaign: Endorsement by The Economist has exposed Lai’s lies

The Atiku Campaign Presidential Organisation says the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the Economist Magazine has rendered as lies, “ridiculous claims” made by Lai Mohammed, minister of information.The campaign organisation said this in response to a recent endorsement of Atiku Abubakar by the magazine.When the research unit of the international business magazine had predicted [...]

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    ‘Atiku will win in 2019’ — The Economist predicts loss for Buhari again

‘Atiku will win in 2019’ — The Economist predicts loss for Buhari again

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research unit of The Economist Magazine, says Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.The London-based magazine made the prediction in its latest country report on Nigeria. This is coming less than two months after it had predicted that Buhari would lose the election.“Mr. Buhari is [...]

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