Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki on his reelection, describing his victory in at the Edo governorship election as the end of ‘godfatherism’ in Nigeria politics.
Abubakar in a statement he issued in Abuja on Sunday … Read the rest
If former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, contests for the presidency in the next general election in 2023, the majority of the votes from the North will go to him, elder statesman and politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has said.
Yakassai, a … Read the rest
A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has urged the Federal Government to take the necessary steps to protect the citizens of Nigeria, by temporarily suspending flights to and from high-risk coronavirus countries, until the country is able to … Read the rest
A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has called on the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to punish Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting a woman in a shop.
This is coming less than an hour after the Senate set up … Read the rest
The 2019 general election in Nigeria has been described by international and local observers, stakeholders, direct participants and the electorate themselves as a “disappointment”, “ a bad day for democracy”, “a step back from whatever Nigeria may have achieved since … Read the rest
Shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in in 2015, I visited an elderly man, and we got talking about the country. Readers will recall that the first three months after Buhari became President, there was such stable power supply … Read the rest
It was an election between a multimillionaire pro-business candidate seen as part of the establishment and a … Read the rest
The North has made its choice with the election of General Muhammadu Buhari for another four years. The difference between Buhari’s votes and those of Atiku Abubakar is 3,928,869. Out of that figure, the South West’s contribution is 259,780. What … Read the rest
Some days ago, a joke circulated on social media and like jokes are wont to do, they satirise the truth of a social situation. The composer claimed to have eaten two Permanent Voter Cards: one belonging to a friend, and … Read the rest
The candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the 2019 presidential race.
A statement issued by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, the former Minister withdrew to help … Read the rest