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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Pro-Saraki group vows to mobilise six million votes for Atiku Abubakar

A socio-political pressure group linked to the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, stated its determination to mobilise over six million votes for Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the forthcoming election.
Atiku Abubakar

Sokoto rally: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to vote out APC

Atiku described Buhari as incompetent in handling the country’s affair, saying the task of making Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians and asked them to vote out Buhari in 2019.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Zamfara Crisis: Atiku Abubakar calls for national mourning and an emergency in military funding

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, former Vice President, Atiku Abukakar, has greeted with alarm the reported deaths of 50 policemen in Zamfara state at the hands of bandits.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Sign Electoral Act if you are really interested in credible elections – Atiku...

The Presidential candidate of the PDP and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law, the Electoral Act amendment which is on his desk, if he is really interested in the conduct of free, fair and credible elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Killing of soldiers avoidable if service chiefs didn’t attend Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, said the killing of 44 soldiers could have been avoidable if service chiefs did not not attend the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign, “Next Level.”
President Olusegun Obasanjo, side by side with Atiku at a recent visit

Olusegun Obasanjo: Atiku Abubakar culture-oriented, humble leader

Erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo, has for the umpteenth time, endorsed his former deputy and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for the highest office in the land.

Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, others in Yola for Atiku Abubakar’s turbanning ceremony

Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan have separately arrived at the venue set for the turbanning of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yola, as the 7th Waziri Adamawa.
Atiku Abubakar

Minimum wage: Atiku Abubakar restates his commitment to living wage

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has welcomed the news that the Federal Government has agreed to pay the N30,000 minimum wage it had previously negotiated with the Nigerian Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress and other labour affiliates.

Justice Walter Onnoghen mourns late Idris Kutigi

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has commiserated with the family of late former chief justice, Idris Kutigi, who died at a London hospital on Saturday.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday denied media reports that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another political party to actualize his presidential bid.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar accuses President Buhari of compromising on corruption

Former Vice President and leading aspirant for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 presidential race, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of compromising corruption.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll devote 21 percent of budget to education if elected

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to devote 21 per cent of the Federal budget to education if elected President next year.

Senate lobbies Houses of Assembly over state police

The Senate on Wednesday appealed to the 36 state Assemblies’ speakers to support its decision to amend the constitution to create state and community police system.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I am 100% behind National Assembly on state police

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the National Assembly for its decision to amend the constitution to formally provide for state police and community policing in the country.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar visits General Babangida, ignores supporters

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar Sunday paid a private visit to Nigeria’s former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, at his Minna uphill residence in Niger State.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar Compassion an important ingredient of our common humanity

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to project Islam through the good examples of love, tolerance and peaceful disposition at all times, which he said are prerequisite for protecting the perception of the religion from distortion.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar denies visiting ex-Governor Jang in prison

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has denied visiting a former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, in prison.

2019: Group tasks PDP to concede presidential ticket to ex-VP Atiku Abubukar

Atiku Global Support Group (AGSG) has appealed to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to concede the 2019 presidential ticket to former Vice President Atiku Abubukar.

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Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to ex-president Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.
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Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Elections: INEC promises automatic employment to exceptional NYSC members

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pledged automatic employment to members of the National Youth Sevice Corps, NYSC, who are outstanding during the general elections, starting from Saturday.

Minister: Federal government intervention to rescue Arik Air, Aero saved jobs

The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.
The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, (FCT-IRS) yesterday said that the service was not embarking on any recruitment exercise as being speculated in some quarters.

FCT-IRS denies recruitment exercise

The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, (FCT-IRS) yesterday said that the service was not embarking on any recruitment exercise as being speculated in some quarters.