Alliance talk: NNPP, Labour Party deny Atiku as US drops crucial hint

   The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has dissociated itself from any alliance with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.  The party also called on the PDP presidential candidate to henceforth stop the name dropping, and urged Atiku to step down for NNPP’s presidential candidate, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso who they described Read More

VIDEO: At last, Atiku speaks on CBN’s January 31 deadline for old naira notes

January 28, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has begged the Centr Bank of Nigeria (CBN), governor, Godwin Emefiele to extend the cash swap deadline. Atiku called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to reconsider the deadline to ease the suffering of Nigerians who are finding it difficult to exchange old currencies for new ones. He made Read More

Peter Obi, a representation of people’s desire, not ethnic pursuit, Nigerians tackle Arthur Eze

December 27, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Social media users have given their various opinions on the public endorsement speech by Arthur Eze on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The elder state man had distanced himself from the presidential ambition of the Labour Party’s candidate, Peter Obi, Monday. He said, “I warned Peter Obi to withdraw from this race but he would not listen. Read More

Arthur Eze endorses Atiku, distances self from Peter Obi

December 27, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Prince Arthur Eze, has distanced himself from the presidential ambition of the Labour Party’s candidate, Peter Obi. He revealed this on Monday, at the 2022 Ofala Festival of the traditional rulerd of Ukpo, in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra state. He said, “I warned Peter Obi to withdraw from this race but he would not listen. I told him Read More

Your plan to reopen borders will worsen insecurity, escalate hunger – Lai tells Atiku 

The plan by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to reopen all Nigerian borders if elected president in 2023, would worsen insecurity, escalate hunger  and make nonsense of the nation’s economy,  Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has said. The minister spoke against the backdrop of the recent statement by Atiku during his campaign in Read More

Tinubu ready to build Nigeria in difficult times, Atiku to open all borders

National campaign for the nation’s presidency in next year’s general elections continued Tuesday with all the presidential candidates unfolding their agenda before the electorate. While Asiwaju Bol Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said he’s ready to fix Nigeria in its difficult time, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s counterpart, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, promised to reopen the Read More

FG slams Atiku over comments on Boko Haram

December 13, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has cautioned the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, for his comments on Boko Haram insurgency. While reacting to Atiku’s comment in Abuja, the Minister directed the PDP presidential candidate to ask his party, under whose watch the Boko Haram insurgency started in 2009. Lai said, “Well, the Read More

Atiku campaign council urges Buhari to task security agencies on protection of lives, property

December 9, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja 0

The Director, Strategic Communication for Atiku Campaign Council, Dele Momodu, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to task the security agencies with the protection of lives and property. Momodu alleged that the PDP which is in the lead in campaigning was unable to install their billboards to paste posters in most APC-controlled states. Addressing journalists in Abuja, Friday, Momodu said “in Read More

Breaking: Atiku, Okowa, others meet CAN

November 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday arrived at the National Christian Centre Abuja, for an interaction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), leaders. The PDP National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu along side governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Dino Meleye and other chieftains Read More

2023: IPAC condemns attack on Atiku, INEC office in Borno, Ogun

November 12, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos 0

The Inter-Party Advisory Council, Northern Forum, has condemned in strong terms, the attack on Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential campaign team in Maiduguri. It also condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), office in Ogun State. The Council made known its condemnation, Friday, in a press release issued, by its Chairman, Hon. Abubakar Dogara, who is also the Read More

Scores injured as APC, PDP supporters’ clash mars Atiku’s Borno campaign

By Sadiq Abubakar, Maiduguri, Abdulrahman Zakariyau/Paul Okah/Bode Olagoke, Abuja and Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, came under tension Wednesday when some hoodlums attacked the convoy of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections, former Vice president Atiku Abubakar. The ugly scenario emerged after the PDP flag bearer paid homage to the  Shehu of Borno’s Read More

Video: APC is more corrupt than PDP – Atiku

November 6, 2022 Rosemary Moribirim 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that the ruling All Progressives Congress is more corrupt than the Peoples Democratic Party He made this known in an interview with Voice of America, Sunday. He said, “But we have come to realise that the APC is even more corrupt than PDP.” “Well, I will remind Read More

Pictures: Atiku care foundation move to facilitate remodelling of 100-yr old historic Kano abattoir 

October 31, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo, Abuja 0

A team of members from Atiku Care Foundation’s on Monday visited the more than 100 years old abattoir in the ancient city of Kano in a bid to identify areas of human importance for revitalisation under the Atiku’s presidency. In his remarks, the Director-General (DG) of the Foundation, Amb. Aliyu Bin Abbas, promised to facilitate the remodeling of the slaughter Read More

Campaign list: Atiku disrespected me – Wike [VIDEO]

October 24, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, Monday has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, of sidelining him by picking the state’s PDP presidential campaign nominees without his consent. Wike revealed this while inaugurating the PDP campaign council and the launching of the party’s governorship campaign office in Port Harcourt. He noted that Atiku selected Read More

Atiku toes Peter Obi’s path, set to tour flood impacted states  

October 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

By Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, will commence a tour of states with high incidents of flooding across all geo-political zones in Nigeria on Tuesday October 25, 2022. Few days ago, the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi urged Read More

Atiku commences tours of flood impacted states Tuesday

October 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will commence a tour of states with high incidents of flooding across all geo-political zones in the country on Tuesday. A press release by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe states that the PDP presidential flag bearer shall be visiting Bayelsa State, to kickstart the tour. Read More

2023: Why Northern Nigeria needs me – Atiku

October 15, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said Northern Nigeria needs him because he has built bridges of unity across the country. Atiku who described himself as a Pan-Nigerian Leader also charged Northerners to the credential of national inclusivity, not ethnicity in electing a new president for the country in the Read More

Police to descipline orderly carrying Atiku’s wife handbag

October 6, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Nigeria Police has announced plan to take action on a yet-to-be-identified policewoman, who was carrying the handbag of Titi, the wife of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. The police woman had carried the hand bag of Mrs Abubakar on Wednesday during the unveiling of a women-focused initiative in Abuja and her husband shared Read More

Breaking: Atiku receives 145,000 decampees to PDP in Bauchi

October 5, 2022 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

By Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday received over 145,000 members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress and other political parties who defected to the ruling PDP in Bauchi state. At a rally to welcome the decampees to the PDP held at Abubakar Tafawa Read More

Independence: Don’t lose hope, Nigeria shall rise again – PDP, Atiku

September 30, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja 0

As the nation marks her 62nd Independence Anniversary, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have congratulated Nigerians, assuring them the country “will rise again.” PDP, in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, on Friday charged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country as the “misrule of the vicious, corrupt and anti-people Read More

PDP crisis: Wike summons stakeholders’ meeting

September 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has summoned a meeting of leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Blueprint learnt that Wike may speak more on the feud between him and the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku had in a response to Wike’s team on Wednesday said nobody could force the National Chairman of the Read More

Atiku on PDP crisis: Removing Ayu requires constitutional amendment

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; has said the party would follow its constitution to decide the fate of its national chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu. Abubakar made this known while responding to a poser by Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde at the South-west PDP stakeholders’ meeting in Ibadan, the state capital. At the meeting, Governor Read More

Again, Lamido slams Wike

August 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has said the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is over-rating himself. In an interview on Channels TV on Tuesday night, he said Wike has no monopoly of control over Rivers State. According to him, the Rivers State helmsman had only one vote and cannot tell the people of the state who to vote Read More