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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25/11/1946


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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...


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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Bitter pills for the politicians

A decade ago, Shehu was Spokesman for Atiku Abubakar, then Vice-President to Olusegun Obasanjo...

These include Osinbajo's old patron, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State; Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice-President; Bukola Saraki, Senate President; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor; and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, ex-Governor of Kano...

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Ambition and ethics

This is partly because three of the main contenders – Bukola Saraki, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Lagos State ex-Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu – have been the subject of detailed corruption investigations...

Both Atiku Abubakar and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, ex-Governor of Kano State, are mustering support to block such a move...


Big tests beckon for Buhari

Like many of the PDP party barons, such as Atiku Abubakar and Saraki, Tinubu failed to get his acolytes into ministerial jobs but he remains a force within the regional APC party...

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Buhari sets out his agenda

Other former PDP leaders due to play roles in the new government include former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and former or serving state governors Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rotimi Amaechi...

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