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October 13, 2018 11:37 AM 2019: Peter Obi finally speaks on being Atiku’s running mate, reveals next line of action

Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, on Saturday commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for picking him as his running mate. Reacting to his selection, the former governor promised to work closely with Abubakar. Obi, who took to his Twitter handle vowed to ensure that the Abubakar’s administration if voted 43

October 12, 2018 6:42 PM 2019: Atiku reveals when he will name cabinet if elected President

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed how long it will take him to assemble his cabinet if elected President. The Waziri of Adamawa said it won’t take him six months to unveil his cabinet if elected President. Abubakar, who is the PDP Presidential candidate, insisted that Nigeria needed a decisive leader, who can get the country working 27

October 11, 2018 7:02 AM Justice Waziri Abali is dead

The death has been announced of Justice Waziri Abali, the Yerima of Fika. Abali is also a younger brother to Muhammad Ibn Abali Muhammad Idrissa, Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Chiefs. His funeral prayers were held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Garki Area 1 Mosque near old Federal Secretariat, Abuja. He was known for his frank views 20

September 23, 2018 10:21 AM Osun 2018: What will happen if election result is altered -Atiku warns INEC

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against altering votes in the just-concluded Osun State governorship election results. The Waziri of Adamawa issued the warning in a post on his Twitter page. He wrote: “The people of Osun have made their choice. What is required of INEC is to express 26

September 23, 2018 5:58 AM Cross River 2019: PDP screens, clears Ayade for primary

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship screening committee, has screened and cleared the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, for a second term. Ayade was screened at the PDP’s zonal office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State yesterday. A statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, said shortly after Ayade was screened 28

August 31, 2018 7:33 PM Atiku reveals how Yar’Adua brought him into politics, lessons he learnt

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Friday revealed that the late former Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua brought him into politics. The Waziri of Adamawa disclosed that he learnt the rudiments of partisan politics from the late Yar’Adua. Speaking at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Secretariate in Abuja 53

August 18, 2018 6:54 AM Atiku speaks on Babangida’s 77th birthday

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Friday congratulated ex-Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babamosi Babangida, IBB, on his 77th birthday. The Waziri of Adamawa described the former military ruler as a “pan-Nigerian and patriot.” In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant prayed that God will continue to grant Babangida 28

August 5, 2018 8:43 AM PDP Members Jittery As Akpabio Plans Defection To APC

There were indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in serious talks with the Minority Leader in the Senate, ex-Governor Godswill Akpabio; a move that has unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Akpabio might defect to the APC any moment from now once the “terms” are wrapped up, THE NATION learnt yesterday. The APC is upbeat about 29

August 3, 2018 10:44 AM Defection: Buhari’s ministers, 3 more APC governors in secret talks with PDP – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said that three more governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and some ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet are in secret talks with his party over possible defection. Secondus also gave leeway to the recent heavy-weight returnees who wished 28

August 2, 2018 2:15 PM Saraki, Ortom, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, others at PDP NEC meeting in Abuja [PHOTOS]

The 81st National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is holding today, at the party’s national secretariat in Wadata Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. Some of those in attendance, include the Governors who recently joined from the All Progressives Congress (APC). They are: Governor Samuel Ortom (Benue) and Alhaji Aminu 24