2019 Election: Atiku, Peter Obi in closed-door meeting

2019 Election: Atiku, Peter Obi in closed-door meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is currently holding talks with Peter Obi in Abuja. Mr Obi arrived at Mr Abubakar’s residence in Asokoro neighborhood around 3:00 p.m., and both have been holding undisclosed talks. The former Anambra governor is widely speculated as a top candidate for Mr Abubakar to pick as running mate. The former vice president on Sunday became the presidential candidate of PDP, Nigeria’s main opposition. Several options have…

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Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday, in Indonesia told a global audience that the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) was moving Nigeria’s economy in a positive direction. A statement on Thursday by the media adviser to the Minister, James Akpadem, quoted Udoma as stating this at the presentation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Regional Economic Outlook Report for Sub-Africa. He said actions…

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Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has revealed why the former President Olusegun Obasanjo endorsed Atiku Abubakar despite their differences. Obasanjo had during a meeting with Atiku endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition, declaring that he will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. According to him, he believes that Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough to enjoy his support…

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Enugu indigenes in Kogi transfer voter’s cards for Ugwunayi’s re-election

Enugu indigenes in Kogi transfer voter’s cards for Ugwunayi’s re-election

Thousands of Enugu State indigenes, who reside and registered with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi State, have transferred their voter’s cards to Enugu to enable them vote for Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the forthcoming governorship election. The elated indigenes of Enugu State, who paid a solidarity visit to Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, disclosed that their decision was in recognition of the governor’s “exceptional performance in office” and the need…

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What Obasanjo said about Atiku

What Obasanjo said about Atiku

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar will perform better than President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo said this on Thursday at his penthouse residence inside the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital where he declared that he has forgiven his vice president between 1999 and 2003 of his ‘sins’. The former president stated that Atiku has the business…

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2019 Election: Why Atiku can turn things around within 90 days – Onuesoke

2019 Election: Why Atiku can turn things around within 90 days – Onuesoke

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Delta state governorship aspirant, Sunny Onuesoke, has insisted that former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has the credentials to be Nigeria’s next President. Addressing journalists in Abuja, he described Atiku as a “dynamic one-stop shop investment icon, who could turn things around within 90 days of his swearing in as president of Nigeria.” Onuesoke said he was confident that the PDP Presidential candidate will deliver a…

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2019 presidency: PDP gives Atiku conditions for picking Vice President

2019 presidency: PDP gives Atiku conditions for picking Vice President

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party led by its National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, has met with the 2019 presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar. The meeting, which held at the party’s presidential campaign office, otherwise known as Legacy House, Maitama, Abuja, on Sunday night, was the first interface the party would have with Atiku since he won the presidential primary in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Sunday morning. Atiku and his…

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2019 presidency: Prof. Sagay speaks on Atiku being ‘threat’ to Buhari

2019 presidency: Prof. Sagay speaks on Atiku being ‘threat’ to Buhari

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay has stated that a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was no threat to President Muhammadu Buhari as far as the 2019 presidential election is concerned. While President Buhari picked the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, unopposed, Atiku, a former Vice President, defeated 11 other aspirants to become the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sagay told…

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Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed for rubbishing Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate. Mohammed had said voting for Abubakar in 2019 was voting for the return of looting. Irked by the comment, Fani-Kayode described the minister as an “Archangel of liars. ” In a tweet, the PDP chieftain wondered when Mohammed be delivered from the spirit of lying. He wrote: “Atiku’s…

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Atiku: Buhari hasn’t run any successful business

Atiku: Buhari hasn’t run any successful business

The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of never being a successful businessman. In a statement from his media office in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku said, “The open, democratic and free and fair election (something alien to the APC, according to Buhari’s own wife) on Sunday of His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar, as the Presidential candidate for the PDP has clearly left the APC in a state of…

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