AGAIN ATIKU COMPLAINS OVER INEC’S REFUSAL TO GIVE ACCESS TO ELECTION MATERIALS

Atiku’s Legal Team Decries Refusal By INEC To Produce Polling Documents Soonest Nathaniel / 7 hours ago The Atiku-Obi presidential election petition legal team has decried the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to produce polling documents from the February the 23rd, 2019 presidential elections even after the Court of Appeal granted an order directing the commission to allow them access. A member of the team, Mr Silas Onu says INEC have continued to deny them access to the materials which had been inspected and paid for in the previous…

Read More

ATIKU REVEALS CLEARER DETAILS ABOUT HIS PARENTS

Abubakar Atiku, the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has debunked notions that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the election of 23 February, 2019. Atiku who was born in Jada in 1946, in present day Adamawa state, but then part of Northern Cameroon, said he was born by Nigerian parents and therefore ‘a citizen of Nigeria by birth”. According to his response to the All Progressives Congress filing before the Presidential election tribunal, Atiku said his father, Garba Atiku Abdulkadir was a…

Read More

ATIKU PETITION: INEC SPEAKS ON DSS ARREST OF ITS STAFF

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has denied the arrest of some staff of its Information and Communication Technology, ICT unit by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, on the suspicion of leaking official secrets to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar. INEC’s Director in charge of Voter Education, Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison, Oluwole Osaze-Uzi told Saturday Vanguard that there was nothing of such, describing the report as a social media hoax. INEC “There is nothing like that. We saw…

Read More

ACTRESS RITA EDOCHE DEDICATES HER BIRTHDAY TO ATIKU ABUBAKAR, SEE PICS AND HER POST

Rita Edochie Dedicates Her Birthday To Atiku, Prays Rita Edochie who turned a year older today, dedicated her birthday to Atiku Abubakar and further prayed that he reclaims his mandate in court.According to the veteran actress, she is not celebrating because after many years of Independence, Nigeria deserves. Rita who further stated that Nigerians should be worried about what we are passing through today as she dedicated her birthday to Atiku, added that the most controversial issue at the moment was the presidential election which generated so much heat. She…

Read More

JADA, ATIKU ABUBAKAR’S BIRTHPLACE IS PART OF NIGERIA- FACT-CHECK

Atiku Abubakar is from Jada town in Adamawa State of Nigeria. However, Jada used to be in Ganye Local Government Area in Adamawa. Ganye is regarded as the mother of the whole Chamba tribe. This area was never part of Nigeria legally until the February 1961 plebiscite where the people of the then Northern Cameroon voted to join Nigeria. The area had been entrusted to Britain by a League of Nations mandate in 1919 and later as Trust Territory by the United Nations in 1946, according to an article published…

Read More

ATIKU AND THE TRIP BACK TO CAMEROUN – AN OPINION

Atiku and the Cameroon journey By Yusuf Shehu A lot has been said in recent times as regards Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the just concluded presidential elections. From what we know, he is supposedly from Jada town in Jada local government area of Adamawa state. Atiku Abubakar GCON It has also been stated that he is the only child of his parents after his only sister died at infancy. According to him, his father was a Fulani trader and farmer, and his mother…

Read More

ATIKU CITIZENSHIP: PDP REPLIES APC

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said the claim by the All Progressives Congress that the PDP presidential candidate in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, is a Cameroonian explained why the APC-led Federal Government administration has allegedly remained insensitive to the challenge of insurgency, general insecurity and economic travails of Nigerians in the North East, particularly in Adamawa, Yobe, Borno and Taraba states. The APC, in its defence at the presidential election tribunal had said that Atiku was not a Nigerian but from Cameroon. But the…

Read More

ATIKU’S LAWYER NOT LICENCED TO PRACTICE IN NIGERIA SAYS INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were not signed by a legal practitioner licensed to practise in Nigeria. Atiku had filed a petition before the presidential election tribunal to challenge the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku’s legal team is led by Livy Uzoukwu with 31 other lawyers. In its response as the first respondent in the case, INEC said the petition was not signed by a legal practitioner enrolled in the Supreme Court of…

Read More

WHY APC’S BATTLE AGAINST ATIKU’S CITIZENSHIP MAY EVENTUALLY LEAD TO BALKANISATION OF NIGERIA

Like Atiku, like Shugaba Darman By Turaki Hassan On January 24, 1980, in the heydays of the administration of the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN), Nigerian immigration officers, acting on an order from the then Minister of Internal Affairs Bello Maitama, arrested and summarily deported the Borno State (Borno+Yobe then) House of Assembly Majority Leader, Alhaji Abdurahman Shugaba Darman to Chad Republic on the pretext that the government had discovered that he was not a Nigerian but a Chadian. Alhaji Darman was a politician of note and very charismatic,…

Read More

NIGERIANS REACT TO CLAIM BY APC THAT ATIKU ABUBAKAR IS NOT A NIGERIAN

John Owen Nwachukwu  Nigerians on the social media have reacted to the claim by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian. The APC had yesterday filed a motion at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja stating that Atiku is not a Nigerian. The Party in its petition filed by its lead counsel, Lateef Fagbemi faulted the candidacy of Atiku in the election, claiming that Atiku is…

Read More