Adopt Argentina’s Javier Milei approach to reforms, Atiku tells Tinubu 

February 25, 2024 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Bola Tinubu to adopt President Javier Milei of Argentina approach to reforms and stop blaming opposition political parties and his predecessor. In a statement titled ‘Argentina’s Javier Milei approach to reforms should serve as a lesson for Tinubu’, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said both President Milei Read More

IMPI to Atiku: Be decorous, recent public comments show personal grudge against Tinubu

February 6, 2024 Bode Olagoke 0

The Independent Media and Policy Initiative (IMPI) has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s recent interventions in the public space as grudge statements targeted at demonizing President Bola Tinubu’s policies through deceptive generalisations. It said in a policy document signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju, Tuesday in Abuja that all the press statements issued by the former Presidential candidate in Read More

Atiku: A man for all seasons, by Phrank Shaibu

November 24, 2023 Phrank Shaibu 0

Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them – a desire, a dream, a vision, says the great Mahatma Gandhi. This typifies clearly the life and times of Waziri Atiku Abubakar, who, despite the odds against him from early childhood, overcame all the hurdles and vicissitudes of life. Born on November 25, 1946, to the family of Read More

Off-cycle elections: Nigeria may slide into one party state – Atiku

November 15, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has warned against the likelihood of Nigeria slipping to a one-party state. The former Vice President made the remarks on Tuesday while playing host to the national executive committee of the Inter-Party Advisory Council Nigeria (IPAC). Atiku said:  “The project of protecting democracy Read More

Breaking: At last, Atiku speaks on Supreme Court judgement

October 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused Nigeria’s Supreme Court of “legalising forgery”. He made this claim during a press conference on Monday. According to him, President Bola Tinubu, who was declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election by the apex court was not qualified to contest the February 2023 presidential poll. Details Read More

Ganduje to Atiku, Obi: Wait till 2031 to realise your presidential ambition

October 26, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje has asked Presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart,  Peter Obi to wait till 2031 to realise their presidential ambition. Ganduje, who was reacting to the Supreme Court verdict affirming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s electoral victory, said the decision Read More

Certificate saga: Igbo group slams Peter Obi for disparaging Tinubu 

October 11, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An Igbo group under the aegis of Omalegwuoku Progressive Initiative (OPI)/Igbo Kwenu for Asiwaju Tinubu has slammed the Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi for disparaging President Bola Tinubu over alleged certificate forgery. The Igbo group described Obi’s call on  Tinubu to disclose his real identity as a national insult to all Nigerians who Read More

Atiku speaks on WAEC certificate with different name

October 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday spoke on his West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) certificate. Atiku made the clarification through a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu, in a post on his X handle. According to Momodu, the clarification became necessary following allegations of forgery against his principal by members of the ruling All Progressives Congress Read More

For the records: Full text of Atiku’s speech at press conference on Tinubu’s certificate

October 7, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar organised a press conference over raging certificate obtained from the Chicago State University and submitted by President Bola Tinubu to the Independent National Electoral Commission. Read full text of Atiku’s speech… Protocol Gentlemen of the Press, Fellow Citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I consider it important to address and report to you today Read More

CSU: Forget 2023, start preparation for 2027, Nabena tells Atiku

October 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy National Publicity of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Yekeni Nabena, has said Nigerians have moved on with the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, hence former Vice President Atiku Abubakar can not take the Nation back to desert. Nabena said all the noise about Chicago State University certificate is a pre-election matter that has been forgotten. Atiku Abubakar Read More

Breaking: Atiku speaks on Tinubu’s Chicago certificate

October 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has spoken on the release and authentication of President Bola Tinubu’s certificate from Chicago State University. He was reacting to the the controversy surrounding the certificate submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by President Tinubu. “The reputation of our country is at stake and that affects Nigerians everywhere and wherever they may be,” Read More

Atiku’s aide, Shaibu replies Ogala over Tinubu’s defeat in US court

October 2, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s Special Assistant on Public Communications, Phrank Shaibu, says that the independence of the judiciary in the United States of America led to President Bola Tinubu’s ultimate defeat at the Northern District of Illinois court. Shaibu said this while reacting to the order by Justice Nancy Maldonado for the Chicago State University to release all of Read More

APC youth leader begs Atiku to discontinue case against Tinubu in US Court

September 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A youth leader of the All Progressives Congress, Hyde Kalu has asked the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar to drop his case pursuing the validity of President Bola Tinubu’s educational qualifications in the United States. The APC youth leader in Abia State said that the call becomes necessary, “because the Read More

Tinubu accused of desperation to hide Chicago Varsity records 

September 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Friday, urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to stop embarrassing Nigerians by his desperate bid to frustrate the release of his academic records from the Chicago State University (CSU). Frank in a statement in Abuja wondered what Tinubu has got to hide that prompted him to Read More

Atiku’s aide faults Tinubu’s motion to stall release of Chicago State University records

September 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Rattled by the United States Magistrate Court’s order directing Chicago State University to release his academic records to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku, President Bola Tinubu on Thursday rushed to file an emergency application with the District Court to stall the order’s implementation. The magistrate court had given Chicago University 48 hours ending Thursday evening Chicago Read More

Tinubu move to block release of academic records

September 22, 2023 Admin III 0

President Bola Tinubu has moved to block release of his academic record at Chicago State University to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Tinubu submitted an emergency application appealing for a reconsideration of the ruling which instructed Chicago State University to make his academic records available to Atiku. The decree was passed on September 19 by Judge Jeffrey Gilbert of the Read More

Atiku to Supreme Court: Why PEPC’s judgment is flawed over non-recognition of  ‘Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation’

September 21, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Amongst the grounds upon which the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is seeking an overturn of the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court is its failure to take into cognisance the “Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation” regarding the failure of INEC to conduct the election in accordance with its own Read More

US court orders release of Tinubu’s records

September 20, 2023 Admin III 0

A federal court in Chicago, USA has ordered Chicago State University (CSU) to release records relating to President Bola Tinubu to Atiku Abubakar within two days. The court ruled that the former Nigeria’s Vice President has been able to sufficiently satisfy the purpose for seeking the records. Specically, Judge Jeffrey Gilbert also ordered a deposition of designated CSU officials within Read More

Breaking: Atiku in Supreme Court, files suit against tribunal judgement

September 19, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections Abubakar Atiku, has approached the Supreme Court to nullify the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court, passed September 6. Tribunal had upheld the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 presidential election. Atiku in the Notice of Appeal on Tuesday predicated Read More

Obi, Atiku receive presidential tribunal judgement details

September 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The legal teams of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party, have confirmed they received the Certified True Copies (CTCs) of the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC). Recall that both presidential candidates had on Wednesday lost their petition against the election of President Bola Tinubu. Atiku and Read More