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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC disputes Atiku Abubakar’s claim on being Nigerian by birth

Father than subside, the controversy over whether former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll is a Nigerian by birth, is still raging.

PDP: President Buhari government borrowed N12 trillion in three years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency borrowed a total of N12.27 trillion within three years and without any significant development project on which the money was invested.

Ministerial appointments: Not a party affair

The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government, loses sight of the ‘no vacuum in government’ philosophy

PDP: Presidency’s jittery reaction to INEC official interview vindicates us

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Presidency’s jittery reaction to the media interview granted by a top official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), confirming the existence of a central election results transmission server in the commission, further exposes its nerviness, as the guilty is always afraid.
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 1

President Buhari departs for UK on private trip

President Muhammadu Buhari is off to the Great Britain on a trip the presidency tagged a “private visit”.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: My generation has failed Nigerians

Prof. Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says his generation has failed the country as the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

Choose the court or media for your petition – BMO tells Atiku Abubakar

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, of showing disrespect to the judiciary by prosecuting his election petition in the media, rather than at the Presidential Election Petitions tribunal.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

2019 election petitions across Nigeria hit 766

The Court Of Appeal on Tuesday said the number of petitions challenging various results of the 2019 general elections has risen to 766.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.

Ifagbemi Awamaridi: Nigeria can only progress with robust judiciary

Prince Ifagbemi Awamaridi, Lagos State chairman of Labour Party (LP) and gubernatorial candidate of the party in the last governorship election, has said that there would be no meaningful progress in the country if the country fails to have a robust judiciary system.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar condemns killings in Nigeria

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, defeated Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killings in some parts of Nigeria which he said were portraying the nation in bad light.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: British aid worker killing not true reflection of Nigeria

Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar Monday told the United Kingdom (UK) that the recent killings in Kaduna were not a true reflection of the country’s character but works of criminals.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pooh-poohed claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election and has underscored his victory by showing that he beat Atiku in his polling unit in Adamawa.

Tribunal: I defeated Atiku Abubakar in his polling unit – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has pooh-poohed claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election and has underscored his victory by showing that he beat Atiku in his polling unit in Adamawa.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima challenges President Buhari to swear with Qur’an that he didn’t rig presidential...

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged him to swear with the Qur’an that he did not rig the 2019 presidential election.

Festus Keyamo: Atiku Abubakar is not coming anywhere

Festus Keyamo, SAN, the spokesperson of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization, has mocked supporters of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Peter Afunanya

DSS denies arresting, detaining INEC staff

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it had arrested and detained seven members of staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Easter: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to remember security personnel, less privileged

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate in the just concluded election, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to remember security personnel, victims of terrorism and the less privileged in the country during the Easter season.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.