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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25/11/1946


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Cracks spread in APC alliance

Another aggrieved heavyweight is the former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, who has since returned to the PDP...


Friends with benefits

That group, called the New PDP (nPDP), was led by Usman Bugaje, an ally of the then Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar...


An election on autopilot

One of its favoured contenders is Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president who has jumped between most of Nigeria's political parties over the last 20 years...


Return of the Jagaban

Over a year ago, at the height of Buhari's ill-health, Tinubu had announced he would be a candidate for the 2019 presidential elections and had been meeting discreetly with former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, another contender...

The day that Buhari arrived in Lagos, Atiku Abubakar announced he would be seeking the presidential nomination of the opposition People's Democratic Party...

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Who goes first?

The PDP's most prominent contender is former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, a multi-millionaire and leading shareholder in the Intels company...


The Tinubu test

That reinforced suspicions about Tinubu's reliability in the Buhari entourage which seemed confirmed when reports emerged of clandestine meetings between Tinubu and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to discuss a challenge to Buhari...


Buhari opens the war chest

Even former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, currently a member of the APC, is said to be considering a switch back to the PDP to run for president in 2019...


Letting a crisis go to waste

Two contestants are already lining up for that contest: the former Governor of Kano State Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are both preparing ill-concealed bids for the presidency...


Polarisation politics

The Arewa Youth-Kanu dispute was serious enough to prompt swift condemnation from key political figures, such as Information Minister Lai Mohammed, Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman (who made an impassioned call to protect Igbo citizens in the north) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


A date with destiny

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice-President (1999-2007), are the wealthiest and have the richest friends...

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