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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25 November 1946


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Abductions prompt security alert

' Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar the People's Democratic Party candidate last year has attributed the spike in attacks and insecurity which apply across the country to worsening levels of poverty and hunger...


Opposition left outmanoeuvred

Unlike Labour's Peter Obi and the PDP's Atiku Abubakar Tinubu is a professional politician and obsesses over tactics...

If we don't come together to challenge what the ruling party is trying to create our democracy will suffer for it and the consequences of it will affect the generations yet unborn ' says Atiku Abubakar the presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in February's election...


Tinubu tightens grip, opposition regroups

An unintended consequence of the malfeasance on 11 November is that it has encouraged the two main opposition parties – the People's Democratic Party under Atiku Abubakar and the Labour Party under Peter Obi – to open discussions about cooperation and merger in the face of the APC juggernaut...

Wike who serves as minister of the federal capital had led a group of four rebel PDP governors against the party's presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar insisting that Atiku ought not to have contested because he was a northerner and it was the turn of the south to produce the President (AC Vol 64 No 16 Amid protests over spiralling prices Tinubu names new team)...


The end of Tinubu's beginning

The case brought before the Supreme Court by rival presidential candidates Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi challenging Tinubu's election had already been thrown out by the Elections Petition Court in September (AC Vol 64 No 5 Tinubu's last trick: from godfather to Kabiyesi)...


After Tinubu opened Pandora's Box

A similar petition from the other leading presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar was expected to meet the same fate in the Appeal Court...


Tinubu's team looks for shock absorbers

Despite some grouses from rival presidential candidates Atiku Abubakar of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party opposition politicians haven't organised any effective pushback to the reforms...


Asiwaju Tinubu the taxman cometh

Ending the fuel subsidy was a policy plank on which the top three candidates – Tinubu Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi – agreed...


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