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Atiku blows hot as Senate introduces hate speech bill

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has described the hate speech bill sponsored by Senator Sabi Abdullahi as an ‘abuse of the legislative process that will violate Nigerians’ constitutionally guaranteed right to Freedom of Speech. DAILY POST had reported that Senator Sabi Abdullahi representing Niger North Senatorial district on Tuesday sponsored a private bill to tackle hate […]

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Eid el-Maulud: Atiku advises Muslims on love, unity

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar on Sunday urged Muslims to use religion as a vehicle for the promotion of love, unity and understanding in the country. Abubakar made the call in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe to NAN. In a message to mark Eid el-Maulud, in remembrance of the birth of Prophet […]

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Eid el-Maulud: Use religion to promote love, unity, understanding – Atiku

PDP Presidential Candidat, Atiku Abubabkar Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday urged Muslims to use religion as a vehicle for the promotion of love, unity and understanding in the country. Abubakar made the call in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe in Abuja in a message to mark Eid-el-Maulud in remembrance of […]

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Can you and Buhari, stand before the throne of Judgement, Atiku’s spokesman replies Femi Adesina

By Nwafor Sunday Miffed with the article written by the special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina against his principal, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Mr Segun Showunmi, spokesman to the later, has replied Adesina, asking if […]

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Opinion: They gave Atiku false sense of hope – Femi Adesina

Atiku Abubakar By FEMI ADESINA After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years […]

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Atiku condemns critics, defends Buhari’s economic diplomacy

President Muhammadu Buhari Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has condemned critics of the ongoing efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to attract more foreign investments into the country. The governor, who made his position known when he fielded questions from Newsmen in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, said the president should rather be commended for his untiring efforts […]

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Tinubu urges Atiku to join APC, channel energy, intellect to move nation forward

Atiku and Buhari Following the Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has urged the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to join hands with the ruling party in moving the nation more assuredly forward. The APC national leader said this in a statement he signed Wednesday, on […]

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Tussle ends, as S-Court dismisses Atiku’s petition

•Verdict part of our democratic challenges — Atiku; vows to keep fighting for Nigeria•Discard all destructive, disruptive agenda, APC urges PDP, Atiku•Buhari lauds Atiku, PDP, says matter now closed — By Henry Umoru, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA — The Supreme Court ,yesterday, upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election, as it […]

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Supreme Court ruling: Emulate Jonathan – Ohanaeze to Atiku

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Supreme Court victory over Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement issued on Wednesday by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the group’s President General and Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, the Secretary General, they asked Atiku of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to accept defeat like former […]

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Presidential Election: Buhari speaks on Supreme Court verdict, thanks Nigerians again

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken on the ruling of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, dismissing the case brought before it by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday. Reacting to the verdict through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in […]

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Supreme Court verdict, part of our democratic challenges — Atiku

Atiku …Vows to keep fighting for Nigeria  By Dirisu Yakubu The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23, 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described Wednesday’s dismissal of the appeal he filed at the election petition tribunal by the Supreme Court as part of the democratic challenges being faced by […]

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Atiku’s appeal: We’re worried over delay by Supreme Court to compose panel — CUPP

Atitku Abubakar By Joseph Erunke THE Coalition of United Political Parties,CUPP,Sunday,said it was worried over the delay by the Supreme Court to set up panel to hear appeal brought before it by former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 presidential election against his opponent and candidate of the ruling […]

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Atiku’s son makes Adamawa commissioner nominees’ list

Adamu Atiku, son of former vice president of Nigeria and PDP presidential candidate has been nominated by Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri and 22 others as commissioners. PDP Presidential Candidat, Atiku Abubabkar The list was disclosed before the house of assembly on Wednesday in a session presided over by Speaker Aminu Iya-Abbas. PDP secretary in […]

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Independence anniversary: Nigeria far from citizens’ expectations – Atiku

Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday lamented the slow pace of development in the country, 59 years after the attainment of political independence. Atiku Atiku, who decried Nigeria democratic experiment in a statement issued to mark the nation’s 59th independence anniversary, said Nigeria’s founding fathers would be disappointed at how […]

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DEVELOPING: Presidential Tribunal Judgement: Atiku, PDP file 66 grounds of appeal

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have approached the Supreme Court to set aside the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgement that upheld the outcome of the last presidential election. Atiku In their 66-ground of appeal, PDP and Atiku, maintained that the September 11 judgement of the Justice […]

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Atiku cousin’s daughter released by abductors — Police

By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Bala Ciroma on Monday confirmed that Miss Aisha Ardo, the kidnapped daughter of a cousin to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Dr. Umar Ardo has been released. Atiku Abubakar It was gathered that Aisha was released in Abuja around 11:00 p.m. on Sunday night […]

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Presidential Tribunal: Mustapha reveals those who robbed, took Atiku’s money

Mustapha Salihu, the National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Northwest, on Friday told the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that he was deceived by scammers into believing that there was an INEC server used to transmit the results of the election. He […]

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Another defeat awaits you at Apex Court – Oshiomhole mocks Atiku, PDP

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole says the party is ready for the next round of legal battle with Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Oshiohmole made this known when he responded to questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday. The PDP had on Wednesday […]

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Atiku Vs Buhari: Senior Lawyers, Activists Flay Presidential Tribunal’s Verdict

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Mixed reactions have continued to trail the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that dismissed the case of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, filed to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar Senior legal practitioners in the country, on Thursday, expressed divergent […]

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Tribunal: Why Buhari floored Atiku – Uzodinma

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The Imo state 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  yesterday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari, was able to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP, at the Presidential election because he  was  massively voted into power by Nigerians at the poll. •Hope Uzodimma Uzodinma spoke in […]

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Tribunal: We didn’t expect Buhari to win — M-Belt Forum

…Says tribunal silent on the perjury By Chris Ochayi The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, today, said, the team of judges, who sat on the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal failed to address the fundament issue of the false declaration of a certificate under oath by President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari National President of MBF, Dr […]

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 Breaking: Presidential tribunal verdict, a travesty of justice – PDP

…Heads to Supreme Court By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday rejected the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, PEPT, describing it as provocative, barefaced subversion of justice and direct assault on the integrity of the nation’s justice system. PDP and its colour flags This is as the party expressed shock that […]

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BREAKING: Tribunal dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari 

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lodged to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.  President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar The Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-member panel tribunal held that the petitioners failed to prove any aspect of […]

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Breaking: Buhari’s motion challenging Atiku’s eligibility diversionary – Tribunal

…strikes out Chidioka’s evidence By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari’s contention that candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, was not qualified to challenge his re-election. President Muhammadu Buhari The tribunal, in a ruling, held that the argument which President Buhari canvassed in […]

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Judgement Day: Tribunal strikes out Atiku’s petition indicting security agencies 

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held that the petition seeking to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election was validly and competently filed.  Alhaji Atiku Abubakar The Justice Mohammed Garba-led panel dismissed a motion dated April 25, which the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, filed to challenge the competence of […]