PDP crisis: At last, Wike exposes Atiku, reveals next step

July 29, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Governor Nyesom Wike has reacted to the recent interview of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubaker. He spoke Friday, at the Port Harcourt international airport in Rivers state capital shortly after he returned from a foreign trip. He accused the former vice president of telling lies against him, as well as using some chieftains of Read More

2023: Atiku is my candidate – Ortom

July 25, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that he is not against the position of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on the issues that transpired at the party’s presidential primary and the selection of a running mate. He said Atiku is his presidential candidate. He made this known via his official Twitter handle Read More

VIDEO: Atiku exposes Tinubu ahead 2023 presidential election

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Presidential candidate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the Muslim-Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), as “unwelcoming and unripe for Nigeria as a democratic state”. Atiku made this known, Friday, during an interview with Arise TV. When asked to comment on the Muslim-Muslim ticket, the former VP said, “My fundamental Read More

#Wike: I only picked better candidate – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said he did not pick Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, as his running mate because he wanted someone he could work with “amicably”. The former vice-president spoke during a live show with Arise TV, Friday. The PDP candidate had earlier picked Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta, as Read More

How Muslim-Muslim ticket tore Tinubu, I apart in 2007 – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Presidential candidate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the Muslim-Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), as “unwelcoming and unripe for Nigeria as a democratic state”. Atiku made this known, Friday, during an interview with Arise TV. When asked to comment on the Muslim-Muslim ticket, the former VP said, “My fundamental Read More

2023: Peter Obi’s Labour Party going nowhere – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria’s former vice President and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed the chances of the Labour Party in the 2023 election. Speaking in an interview on Arise TV on Friday, Atiku stated that the presence of the former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, cannot boost the chances of the party, because it Read More

Atiku should mend fences with Wike

July 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

The post convention crisis brewing in the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will slim the party’s chance to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming general elections, unless concerted efforts are put in place by stakeholders to address it. Many Nigerians are wondering what fueled the crisis after a successful convention. Since the emergence of Atiku Read More

2023: Fayose dumps Atiku, backs Southern presidency

June 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ayodele Fayose, has said that after the eight-year tenure of incumbent Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the next President must come from the South. Fayose, who took to his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, said his agitation for Southern Presidency was supported by relevant sections of the PDP Read More

Why Ohanaeze Ndigbo should ‘Atikulate’ with Okowa

June 28, 2022 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

If the recent report credited to the leadership of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) calling Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa a betrayer is true, it is most unfortunate and uncalled for. Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa is the governor of Delta state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Granted that he hosted the meeting of the Read More

2023: Ohaneze youth congratulate Atiku, Okowa

June 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Ohaneze Youth Council has congratulated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for their emergence as the standard bearers of the party for next year’s general elections. This was contained in a congratulatory message from the Ohaneze Youth Council secretariat, signed by its national secretary, Obinna Achonye, Read More

Why Ndigbo should vote for Atiku

June 16, 2022 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

With the conclusion of the presidential primaries, most Igbo people have concluded that they would vote Mr. Peter Obi who’s the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the 2023 general elections. They have predicted their reason for such a decision on the fact that Peter Obi is about the only credible Igbo man among the presidential candidates for Read More

Atiku or Tinubu, the masses are the losers

Since the advent of the current fourth Republic in 1999, like in all other western liberal democracies, Nigeria and Nigerians are saddled with one of the rituals of the western liberal democracy, that of hiring a new ruler at the interval of every four years. This ritual is not easy particularly in a society that copied and pasted the democracy Read More

VIDEO: Watch how Okowa stormed PDP headquarters for vice presidential screening

June 16, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Delta state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, was at the Peoples Democratic Party’s headquarters in Abuja. He attended the party’s vice presidential screening. Some party members welcomed him into the building with the words ‘congratulations’. Okowa and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, were among names being mentioned as prospective running mates to the PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

[Breaking] 2023 presidency: Atiku picks Okowa as running mate

Less than 24 hours before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for political parties to submit names of 2023 presidential candidates and running mates, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has announced Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate. The former Vice President who announced this at the party headquarters in Abuja, Thursday, stressed Read More

2023: It’s Atiku or Tinubu

June 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

After intrigues and hullabaloo, the national conventions of political parties have come and gone. Interestingly, both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have settled for Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar, respectively as their flag bearers. They will slug it out with candidates of the other political parties on the February 25, Read More

WED: NGO flags off climate justice campaign in Akwa Ibom

June 7, 2022 Uko Etim 0

As part of activities to mark the 2022 World Environment Day, a non-governmental organisation, Climate Live Nigeria, has flagged off a campaign for climate justice in Akwa Ibom state. The Nigeria coordinator of the group, Mr. Kingsley Odogwu, made this known during an awareness concert organised at the Tiger Bar in Uyo, Sunday night. Odogwu said the accelerating impact of Read More

2023: Obasanjo backing Atiku, PDP – Northern Youth Leaders

June 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

A coalition comprising over 40 groups, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has given assurances of backing the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar during the 2023 presidential election. NYLF at a press conference held at NIgeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Yola on Friday May 3, 2022, with the Read More

Why Okowa should be Atiku’s running mate

May 31, 2022 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

Former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has for the second time, emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Atiku polled 371 votes from the 767 delegates to beat his closest rival Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state who scored 231 votes. Atiku garnered about 48 per cent of the total Read More

Breaking: Atiku storms Wike’s residence days after winning PDP presidential primary

May 30, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Monday, visited Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike in Abuja, barely two days after battling their party’s Presidential ticket. Atiku, a former vice president defeated Wike at the party’s presidential primary in Abuja on Saturday night. Atiku secured the votes of 371 delegates while his closest rival Wike, polled 237 votes. It Read More

PDP zoning: Court grants ex-parte order against Atiku

May 18, 2022 Keinde Osasona 0

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Jabi, Abuja has granted an aggrieved member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isa Taidi, leave to serve former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the PDP services in respect of a suit instituted by him. While Taidi is the claimant in the suit No: CV/1149/2022, Atiku and PDP are the Read More

APC stole my 2019 mandate, Atiku alleges

May 16, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has alleged that the presidential mandate given to him by Nigerians in the 2019 general election was stolen by the present government. He stated this on Sunday while addressing party delegates at the Imo state secretariat of the party in Owerri. Atiku said without Read More

Eid-el-Fitr: Atiku calls for stronger love, unity

May 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

Former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, has called on Nigerians to strengthen the bond of love despite our religious differences, saying love is the prerequisite for binding unity in any diverse society like ours. In his Eid el Fitr Sallah message to mark the end of the Read More

2023: Atiku’ll pick PDP presidential ticket – Fintiri

April 5, 2022 Muazu Abari Yola 0

Fresh from his return to Yola after attending the presidential declaration of Wazirin Adamawa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Gov. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has expressed optimism that the former vice president, will emerge as the PDP presidential candidate in the 2023 election. Fintiri stated this in a chat with journalists at the Yola International Airport, upon his arrival after 3 weeks of Read More

OBJ set pace for democratic transfer of power, reforms in Nigeria, Africa – Atiku

March 4, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on his 85thbirthday anniversary, saying that “the celebration of Obasanjo is parallel to celebrating vision of good leadership and pan-Africanism.” Atiku, who stated this in a statement issued Friday, said, “The vision which Obasanjo brought into governance either as a military head of government or as a Read More

2023: Northern group canvasses support for Tinubu

February 18, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

A Northern States pro-Senator Ahmad Bola Tinubu for president group, Mungani A Kasa, on Friday declared in Jos that “Tinubu is the best aspirant to lead Nigeria come 2023.” The group made the declaration at a press conference through its spokesman, Abu Lawal. “As a senator, Tinubu made great impact in law-making towards Nigeria’s development. As a two-term governor of Read More