Atiku endorses PDP’s Diri, Melaye, Anyanwu for Bayelsa, Kogi, Imo polls

November 9, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has appealed to the people of Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi states to come out in large numbers this Saturday to vote for the candidates of PDP in the respective states. The former vice president who restated the party’s determination to defeat anti-democratic elements Read More

Atiku Abubakar’s political odyssey

November 2, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

It will be uncharitable not to empathise with former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in his long quest to occupy Aso Rock Villa. It has been a long journey through the gates of successes and the gates of frustrations in the land of politics where nothing is ever what it seems. Four times he asked for the people’s mandate and four times Read More

Breaking: Atiku speaks on ‘quitting partisan politics’

October 30, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, has declared that he was not in any hurry to quit partisan politics. He pledged to keep working with relevant stakeholders particularly the younger generation to ensure that the country reaches its full potential. Atiku stated this on Monday during an international press conference Read More

Atiku schedules date for another media briefing

October 28, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday address the press on some crucial national issues. This is coming about 48 hours after the Supreme Court dismissed the former vice president’s appeal for lacking in merit and affirmed President Bola Tinubu the winner of the February presidential election. According to a Read More

Congratulate Tinubu on Supreme Court verdict, MURIC urges Atiku

October 27, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the main opposition candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, to congratulate the winner, President Bola Tinubu. In a statement issued on Friday, the Executive Director of MURIC, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, implored Atiku to display Islamic brotherhood and political maturity by congratulating the winner. Akintola said that politics Read More

Supreme Court judgement: Keyamo tells Atiku, Obi what to do

October 26, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, has urged the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, and Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi, to call and congratulate President Bola Tinubu over his victory in the last election. Reacting to the Supreme Court judgement, Keyamo said Atiku and Obi pursued their election petition with unnecessary venoms Read More

Supreme Court throws out certificate forgery allegations against Tinubu

October 26, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Supreme Court has said that it cannot accept the deposition of the Chicago State University (CSU) on the certificate obtained by President Bola Tinubu from the institution, which he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest the 2023 presidential election. The apex court rejected the Appellant’s Deposition, saying the 180-day timeframe is immutable and cannot be Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court announces judgement day for Atiku, Obi’s appeals against Tinubu

October 25, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgements for Thursday October 26, 2023 in the appeals by Atiku Abubakar/the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi/Labour Party (LP) against the September 6, 2023 judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), which affirmed the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the last presidential election. It was learnt that the court has sent Read More

Supreme Court reserves judgment in Atiku’s petition against Tinubu

October 23, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in the petition by the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, seeking to void the declaration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as winner of the 2023 presidential election. Justice John Inyang Okoro, who led a 7-man panel of Justices of the Court in Monday’s proceedings, announced reservation of the final Read More

Supreme Court announces hearing date on Atiku’s petition against Tinubu

October 19, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Supreme Court has fixed Monday, October 23, 2023, for hearing of an appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar, challenging the judgement of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, which upheld the victory of President Bola Tinubu. This was disclosed in a memo on Thursday. Atiku had pleaded with the Supreme Court to jettison technicality and grant his application for leave to Read More

PEPC reserves judgment on Atiku, PDP’s petition

August 1, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), Tuesday reserved judgment in the petition filed by the presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Justice Haruna Tsamani made the position known after Atiku, who was physically present in court, adopted his final address to the court. Atiku is challenging the declaration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as Read More

Court hits Keyamo with fine over frivolous suit against Atiku

June 6, 2023 NAN 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, awarded a N10 million fine against Mr Festus Keyamo, the immediate-past Minister of State for Labour and Employment for filing a frivolous suit against Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate in the Feb. 25 election. Justice James Omotosho, in a ruling, awarded a N5 million fine each in favour Read More

Presidential tribunal: Atiku to present 100 witnesses in 3 weeks

May 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in the February 25, 2023 election, has asked for a three-week extension to present 100 witnesses as evidence in his case against the President-elect, Bola Tinubu. During the proceedings at the Presidential Election Petition Court in Abuja on Saturday, Atiku and the PDP, represented by Chief Chris Uche, SAN, Read More

May Day: Atiku urges Nigerian workers not to despair

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has advised Nigerian workers to see this year’s May Day as a moment for sober reflection and stocktaking. Atiku in a statement by his media office, Sunday, said this is in view of the myriad of socio-economic tribulations facing them in the last eight years of the Muhammadu Buhari-led Read More

Group urges Atiku, Obi to sheathe sword, contribute to building Nigeria

March 15, 2023 Admin III 0

A Diaspora Support group, SOWENON Coordinated Initiative, has called on other presidential candidates of the just concluded presidential election to sheathe their sword and contribute to the task of building a new Nigeria. They also congratulated the President – Elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his Vice Elect, Senator Kashim Shettima for their victory at the 2023 presidential poll. The National Read More

Breaking: INEC asks tribunal to vary inspection order granted Atiku, Obi

March 6, 2023 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged thePresidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) to vary the orders granted to the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar , and Labour Party (LP), presidential candidate, Peter Obi to inspect materials used at the Febuary 25, 2023presidential election. INEC, in a motion on notice filed on March 4, is Read More

2023 presidential election: Atiku, Ayu, Tambuwal storm INEC office as PDP stage massive protest [PICTURES]

March 6, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), at the just concluded 2023 presidential elections on Monday March 6, stormed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), headquarters in Abuja to protest the outcome of the election. The national chairman of the PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Chief Raymond Dokpesi, former Adamawa state governor, Boni Haruna among Read More

Breaking: Atiku, Obi in court, demand to inspect election materials

March 3, 2023 Admin III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and the Labour Party (LP), presidential candidates, Peter Obi have kept their promise of challenging the outcome of February 25, 2023 presidential election. As early as Friday morning March 3, both dissatisfied candidates have approached election tribunal to seek permission for the inspection of election materials used during the contentious election. Their request Read More

Presidential election: Atiku edges out Tinubu, Obi, Kwankwaso in Sokoto

March 1, 2023 Sidi A. Umar 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has won the February 25 presidential election in Sokoto state with a slim margin. Declaring the results on Tuesday, the Returning Officer of the election, Prof Kabiru Bala said Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 288,679 votes to defeat his rival Bola Ahmed Tinubu of All Progressives Congress Read More

Pictures: ECOWAS monitoring team visit Tinubu, Atiku, Obi as 2023 presidential election results collation continues

February 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday, visited the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu, that of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Peter Obi in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Goodluck led the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) monitoring team to the leading presidential candidates of the Saturday, February 25, 2023, presidential election. The visit Read More

Let us accept God’s choice through us

February 26, 2023 Hassan Gimba 0

As you read this, the nation is awaiting the results of the presidential election held two days ago – some anxiously, some eagerly, and some with their hearts in their mouths, but all are hopeful for a new dawn because, depending on the results, hopes for a better nation can either be actualised or marred. There are 18 presidential candidates, Read More

Atiku wins senate president’s polling unit

February 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has won the polling unit of the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan. Ahmad Lawan cast his votes at the Katuzu Primary School polling unit 001B in the morning. But APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu got 107 votes while Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate got 186.

Breaking: Atiku cast vote in Adamawa

February 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday, casted his vote in his hometown in Adamawa state. Speaking after casting his vote, Atiku said the process will be hassle-free for voters. He said the process was simple and straight forward and that he cast his vote without ambiguity. Details shortly..