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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25/11/1946


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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...


All about votes and the naira

The biggest party-political game-changer will be the effect of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar's defection to the opposition PDP on whose presidential ticket he wants to run...


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...


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