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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25/11/1946


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How terror came to Kano

The shortcomings of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government have been pointed out by northern grandees, such as Generals Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, and civilian politicians such as Atiku Abubakar...


A year of living dangerously

Relations remain poor with South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, who is close to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, a sworn enemy of Jonathan’s...


Watch the south-west

Tinubu has financed the ACN, whose presidential candidate in 2007 was Atiku Abubakar...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Jonathan and his campaign team used all the advantages of presidential incumbency against his rival for the nomination, Atiku Abubakar...


Electric elections

President Goodluck Jonathan from Bayelsa State in the Niger Delta faces a strong challenge from former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, the consummate political networker whose collaboration with the late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua in the 1990s laid the foundations of the PDP...


Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

He faces problems on many fronts, starting with a bruising battle to win the presidential nomination of the governing People's Democratic Party (PDP) against his rival, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


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...


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