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April 21, 2018 4:13 PM Atiku Abubakar speaks on ‘marrying second wife in Dubai’

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has spoken up on rumours making the rounds that he married a second wife last weekend in Dubai. The ex-vice president, in a statement by his media office on Saturday, dismissed such reports as blatant lies. The statement explained that Atiku was in Dubai with family and Obi of Onitsha to grace the wedding ceremony 18

April 18, 2018 5:50 PM What Atiku said about thugs snatching mace at Senate

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has described the invasion of the Senate chamber by hoodlums and the carting away of the mace as a ‘dangerous precedent and an assault on Nigeria’s democracy by anti-democratic elements’. Reacting to the incident Atiku told newsmen in Abuja that, “I am utterly embarrassed, shocked and outraged by this ugly development 26

April 14, 2018 10:54 AM We were never suspended, Nwodo after us over 2019 presidency – Ohanaeze Youths

The Youth Wing of the apex-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Saturday gave further insight into the internal wranglings rocking the group. But in a new press statement obtained by DAILY POST, the Ohanaeze Youth Council said Nwodo was fighting them because they refused to key into his interest ahead of the 2019 presidential election 22

April 2, 2018 8:37 PM Atiku speaks on Maiduguri bomb blast

Atiku Abubakar, former vice president, on Monday reacted to Sunday’s attack near Belle village in Maiduguri, Borno state that left several people dead. The Waziri of Adamawa condoled and prayed for families of those who lost their loved ones in the attack. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described the attack as “mind-numbing 25

March 6, 2018 7:59 PM 2019 presidency: Why Obasanjo can’t stop Atiku – Mohammed

A former Senatorial aspirant and Director-General of Atikunation, Fateema Mohammed, has declared that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo cannot stop ex-Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from becoming Nigeria’s President in 2019. She said it was obvious that the next president of the country should be Atiku, adding Obasanjo is not God’s personal 23

March 6, 2018 7:58 AM How Buhari snubbed Obasanjo on his 81st birthday

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo clocked 81 yesterday with congratulatory messages coming from well-wishers and critics alike. Among those who sent their goodwill were former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, David Mark, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, former Deputy Governor Iyiola Omisore 27

February 28, 2018 6:17 AM Atiku tells Buhari what to do about Kaduna crisis

Atiku, writing on his Twitter page, called for the arrest and prosecution of “criminal elements” causing trouble in communities. “The crisis in Kaduna is condemnable. But prompt arrest and diligent prosecution of criminal elements fomenting trouble in our communities will give confidence to Nigerians and discourage those who may want to thread the path of criminality 28

February 24, 2018 8:43 AM Governor Bagudu signs 2018 Budget

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has signed a N151.2 billion 2018 budget into law. He said N108 billion was for capital expenditure while N42.9 for recurrent expenditure out of the total amount. Bagudu said in spite of the drop in federal allocations, his administration has recorded success in the execution of projects that would transform the living 23

February 22, 2018 7:20 PM Yobe: Atiku reacts to abduction of school girls

Former Vice president, ‎Atiku Abubakar ‎has reacted to the abduction of High school girls by Boko Haram insurgents from Government Secondary School, Dapchi. Reacting to the sad incident, Atiku while calling on Nigerians to support the parents of the victims prayed for their safety. The former Vice president on his twitter page wrote, ”My heart and prayers 33

February 17, 2018 3:33 PM Ortom speaks on absence at APC governors‘ visit to Buhari in Daura

The state’s chief executives did not make the trip to Buhari’s country home in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday. Ortom spoke on Saturday through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase. DAILY POST reached Akase to respond to reports that Ortom might have deliberately stayed away from the meeting. He said there was no need to read meaning to his principal’s 28