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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25 November 1946


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The gangs of Port Harcourt

On paper that could favour any of the northern contenders for the PDP’s nomination: ex-military leader Babangida former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and former head of military intelligence Aliyu Mohammed Gusau...


The car bomb whodunit

Although Jonathan's office dismissed Okah's claims as fantasy the political temperature is rising ahead of the ruling People's Democratic Party's primary elections that will pit Jonathan against three northern candidates - former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and former head of military intelligence Aliyu Mohammed Gusau...


A false start

All of the candidates have held power and the two frontrunners – former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida (aka IBB) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar – had controversial tenures which saw them forced from power...


The field gets more crowded

The three other competitors for the PDP ticket are former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar Kwara State Governor Abubakar Bukola Saraki and retired Lieutenant General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau now a former National Security Advisor...


Good man, impossible job

The PDP primaries pitting Jonathan from the Niger Delta against two northern candidates General Ibrahim Babangida and Atiku Abubakar are likely to be almost as hard fought as the final election...


A tight election timetable

Two rivals from northern Nigeria – former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar – have already announced that they will contest the ticket...


Goodluck with the numbers

There is little love lost between him and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar who was a failed presidential candidate for the AC...


Reformers, politicians and generals

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s return to the PDP is an attempt to regain control of the People’s Democratic Movement the network set up by the late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua which lay the basis for the PDP...

So would Atiku Abubakar former Deputy Director of Customs and Excise now returned to the PDP...


A government in a hurry

Oguntade’s contributions to Nigeria’s jurisprudence include dissenting judgements in the Atiku Abubakar and Muhammadu Buhari election cases in 2008...


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