ATIKU ALLEGES FG IS PLANNING TO SET HIM UP

•Wants Lai Mohammed arrested for security breach Olalekan Adetayo and Olusola Fabiyi The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday raised the alarm over alleged plan by some people to cause crisis in parts of the country and accuse him of being responsible for the skirmishes. He said the plan, being spearheaded by “unscrupulous and anti-democratic elements,” for coming weeks, was aimed at smearing his personality. Atiku made the allegation in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja by his media adviser, Paul Ibe.…

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ATIKU DEMANDS 500MIL, APOLOGY FROM BUHARI’S AIDE FOR TWEETING LIES ABOUT HIM

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500m and a written apology from an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, for “spreading lies capable of damaging” his reputation. In a letter addressed to Onochie and signed by Atiku’s lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), the former Vice-President took issues with Onochie’s post on Twitter which states, ‘Atiku on UAE watch list- Security Sources.’ Atiku said he was never on any watch list and challenged Onochie…

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ATIKU REACTS TO FG’S ACCUSATION OF SABOTAGE, TREASON

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has described comments by the Presidency suggesting that he and his party are sabotaging the Muhammadu Buhari-led government as lies. Minister of Information, Lai Mohamed, had said that Atiku and his party, were doing everything to over heat the polity. Mohammed further described their alleged actions as an act of treason. However, in response to the claims, Atiku through a statement by his media aide, Mazi Paul Ibe, described the allegations as all lies. Atiku said, “It is not surprising…

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ATIKU SPOKESMAN SPEAKS ON PDP PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS WORKING AGAINST HIM IN 2019 ELECTIONS

By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Spokesman to former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 elections, Segun Sowunmi has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that some President aspirants of the worked against the victory of Atiku Abubakar in the February 23 election. Atiku Abubakar GCON Sowunmi who stated this in a chat with selected newsmen in Abuja, said on the contrary, the 11 others who lost out to Atiku at the Port Harcourt Presidential primaries went the whole hog to return Atiku elected,…

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SEE THE 5 GROUNDS ON WHICH ATIKU’S PETITION ARE BASED

Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar The defeated main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in Nigeria’s presidential elections filed a legal challenge in March against the outcome of the presidential poll. Abubakar’s petition states that he defeated the All Progressives Congress’s Muhammadu Buhari, who was declared  the winner of the eection. The petition asks that the electoral commission overturns the result “on the grounds of irregularities.” In the 141-page petition which contained five grounds, Atiku and his party People’s Democratic Party are praying that they are declared the winner…

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BUHARI WON ATIKU’S WARD WITH VOTES FROM CAMEROUNIANS

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has said claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Atiku Abubakar’s nationality suggest that President Muhammadu Buhari enjoyed votes from non-Nigerians as well. Falana explained that, saying Abubakar is originally from Cameroon implies that those who voted in his ward, including for President Muhammadu Buhari, are Cameroonians as well. Atiku and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are challenging Buhari’s re-election at the tribunal. The APC had, in its response to one of Atiku’s allegations, told the tribunal that the PDP candidate is not qualified…

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BUHARI VS ATIKU: WHEN YOU RIG YOURSELF TO POWER, THERE WOULD BE NO PEACE SAYS SHEHU SANI

John Owen Nwachukwu The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has condemned the current administration for rigging themselves back into power during the 2019 elections. Sani said that President Buhari cannot claim that what he has experienced during the election was a legacy of what he wants to leave for Nigerians. The lawmaker also hailed former President Goodluck Jonathan for the peaceful conduct of the 2015 elections. Senator Sani said that the violence that followed the 2019 elections vindicated Jonathan. According to the lawmaker,…

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BUHARI CAN ORDER THE ARMY TO PRODUCE HIS CERTIFICATE- ATIKU

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the PDP Presidential candidate in 2019 election who reacted to claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that his academic certificates are with the Nigerian Army, has stated that he can order the army to produce them if they exist. Atiku who countered the response Buhari gave to their petition filed before the Election Petitions Tribunal,  said  if it was true that  the certificates existed, Buhari as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces could order the army  to produce them. The PDP Presidential candidate who said he attached his academic…

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ATIKU’S PARENTS ARE NOT NIGERIANS, MAN WHO CLAIMS TO BE FAMILY FRIEND SET TO TESTIFY FOR APC

A man who claims to be a close friend of Atiku’s parents, precisely his late father Garba Abubakar, alleged that neither of his parents was a Nigerian. Avvording to a fresh documents filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, the unnamed family friend gave details of Atiku’s early years and how his father died, the Nation reports. The All Progressive Congress had earlier argued that the former Vice-President of Nigeria is of Cameroonian origin and not even a Nigerian by birth. But…

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ATIKU VS INEC: AN INTERESTING TURN OF EVENTS

A recent revelation by some 13 presiding officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission that they transmitted the presidential election results electronically to the commission’s server has again put the commission on the spot and opened a vista of debate, writes Davidson Iriekpen The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come under intense fire the moment 13 of its presiding officers said they were ready to testify at the presidential election petition tribunal that they transmitted results electronically to the commission’s server during the February 23, presidential election. The officers,…

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