Rising debt profile: Buhari govt turning Nigerians into beggars – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, 2019 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, on Wednesday lamented the rising debt profile of Nigeria under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Atiku said the country’s rising debt profile was becoming more than a source of concern, adding that the current administration was “turning Nigerians into beggars.” In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday by his Media Aide, Paul Ibe, the former Vice President observed that the situation was now at the stage where all genuine lovers of Nigeria ought to raise an alarm. The statement reads: “On…

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Atiku files N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, has filed a N2.5 billion defamation suit against Lauretta Onochie, presidential Special Assistant on Social Media, for her alleged libelous tweet via her Twitter handle on May 7, 2019, which allegedly suggested that he (Atiku) was on the watch list of security operatives in the United Arab Emirates and had travelled to shop for terrorists in the Middle East. Atiku, through his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), filed a N2.5bn…

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Atiku calls for Lai Mohammed’s arrest over coup scare

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information ‘Lai Mohammed should be arrested for breach of security’ and apologize to him and the PDP. Atiku said Mohammed raised a false alarm about purported plots to sabotage the Buhari administration, an allegation that he had failed to provide any evidence to substantiate. The opposition leader said Mohammed should also apologise to him and his Peoples Democratic Party to deter a repeat of such unfounded claim that could damage national security. “With the conclusion…

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Lai Mohammed is a liar – Atiku

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has described the federal government’s accusation that he is a saboteur as false. He described the information minister, Lai Mohammed, as a ‘liar.’ Atiku was reacting to an earlier statement by Lai Mohammed that the former vice president and his party, PDP, were plotting to sabotage the Buhari administration. “Either by themselves or via their proxies, the PDP and its presidential candidate are doing everything possible to sabotage the Buhari Administration, generally overheat the polity and make Nigeria seemingly ungovernable, especially through their public utterances…

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Accept responsibility for worsening state of insecurity, Atiku tells Buhari

• I know the weight of responsibility I carry – Buhari • IGP appears before Senate over insecurity • Says FG didn’t offer Miyetti Allah N100 bn • As Presidential election tribunal begins sitting Former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, to accept responsibility for the spate of banditry, kidnappings, and killings going on in some parts of the country. In a statement signed by Paul Ibe, Atiku’s…

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APC’s claim about Atiku’s citizenship not sincere – Femi Falana

The human rights activist and constitutional lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, yesterday, in Lagos, picked hole in the claim by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that the 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is a Cameroonian (and not Nigerian) and therefore not qualified to run for the office, was not sincere in its claim. He said if the APC was sincere in such claim, it wouldn’t have celebrated that it defeated Atiku in his ‘base’ in Adamawa during the election.…

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I have no link with ‘Pukka’ posters in Abuja, Yola, says Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections,, Atiku Abubakar, has disowned campaign posters titled “The Pukka’’ that festoon some of the major streets of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Atiku disowned the posters in a statement issued by his media adviser, Mr. Paul Ibe, on Wednesday. Pukka, an Hindi word, means “authentic, genuine, sure, solid and excellent.” The posters boldly carry Atiku’s portrait and the message, ‘HE Atiku Abubakar GCON, The Real and The Right,’ with a web address…

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APC Accuses Atiku, PDP of Hacking into INEC Server

Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar of hacking into the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the just concluded election. Nabena made the allegation on Wednesday, following a the claim by the PDP that its presidential candidate had actually won the 2019 election as displayed in the INEC server. In this regard, Nabena wondered how the opposition political party could have gotten the figure without hacking into it. He wrote on…

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PDP Leads As INEC Declares Kano, Benue Governorship Elections Inconclusive

It’s anti-democratic forces are at work, says Atiku The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Kano State, inconclusive.  Professor Belo Shehu the INEC Returning officer for the state, declared the election inconclusive, saying that the margin of lead between the two leading parties (Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC) was not enough to declare a winner. Prof. Shehu in announcing the number of votes polled said that the PDP’s candidate, Mr. Abba Yusuf polled 1,014,474 votes while Abdullahi Ganduje of the APC…

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Frank to Gen. Abudulsalam: Buhari stole Atiku’s mandate, still harassing his men

…Demands immediate release of Babalele Abdullahi, others. A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has asked the the National Peace Committee led by Gen. Abdusalam Abubakar, to call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over unnecessary arrest and intimidation of people loyal to the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP). Frank said it is an act of terrorism and wickedness of the highest order for the President to steal the mandate Nigerians freely gave to Atiku Abubakar and…

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Finally, Atiku Reveals Why Buhari Doesn’t Deserve Congratulatory Call

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has revealed reasons behind his refusal to accept the outcome of last Saturday’s election which President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won. Atiku had refused to congratulate the president Buhari since INEC declared him as winner The former vice president in a statement on Wednesday, insisted that the result of the elections had been manipulated. He said, “One obvious red flag is the statistical impossibility of states ravaged by the war on terror generating much higher…

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Don’t Humiliate Opposition Party – Buhari Appeals to Supporters

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to spite the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) even as they celebrate his re-election. Buhari made this known in a statement, hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared him winner in the keenly contested 2019 presidential election. He said, “I will like to make a special appeal to my supporters not to gloat or humiliate the opposition. Victory is enough reward for your efforts”. The President who also expressed sadness over the lives…

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#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari Sails Back To Power

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the 2019 presidential election which will see his second tenure run until 2023. Buhari defeated fierced rival Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to emerge winner of an election that was characterized by intense violence. Buhari polled a total of 15,184,748 votes against Atiku’s 11,102,148; a difference of 4,082,600 votes. Kano and Katsina states handed the president a smooth sail to victory as both states won Buhari over a million votes.

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Timi Frank to INEC: Declare Atiku now, beware of June 12 experience

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has demanded immidiate declaration of Atiku Abubakar, as the president-elect, saying the election results across the country have shown that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate has won. Frank warned the electoral body not to succumb to pressures coming from President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC chieftains to change the results in their favour. In a statement issued Monday morning in Abuja, Timi Frank revealed that both Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, Secretary to the Government of…

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