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Atiku Abubakar

Date of Birth: 25/11/1946


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The new man in Abuja

Those who are on the run or out of the country include Joshua Dariye (Plateau State), who was once thrown out of Government House by Obasanjo, arrested in London, then impeached at home; Boni Haruna (Adamawa), a political godson of outgoing Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (now in the USA); Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu) and Saminu Turaki (Jigawa)...

Kingibe blocked the nomination of Shehu Yar'Adua's then protégé, Atiku Abubakar, as running mate in 1992-93...


Yar'Adua prepares for power

CRACKS IN THE GRANITE Estranged Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and his Action Congress (AC) control a swing vote, according to the US poll analysis...


Too many parties spoil the polls

The new Action Congress (AC) has developed beyond its role as a vehicle for Vice-President Atiku Abubakar after his split with the PDP...


The grudge match goes on

Vice-President Atiku Abubakar insists that he remains a candidate in April's presidential elections despite what he describes as 'every effort to destroy' him...


Indictments, then elections

If Atiku Abubakar has been correctly indicted for embezzlement, he is not eligible to stand as a candidate in April's presidential elections...


Buhari's election headlines

Buhari has the backing of five other smaller parties including Vice-President Atiku Abubakar's Action Congress...


Tafidan's ghost

Atiku Abubakar, embattled Vice-President and standard-bearer of the Action Congress, was his political protégé and business partner...


New Year election blues

The three main parties all have their candidates, with Vice-President Atiku Abubakar the last to take a running mate in the shape of former Anambra State Deputy Governor, Okechukwu Ude...


Annivesaries and elections

  Yet the key focus will be on the presidency, with three leading contenders: from Katsina in the far north, Umaru Yar’Adua, who stands for the governing People’s Democratic Party; Muhammadu Buhari, for the All Nigeria People’s Party; Atiku Abubakar, President Olusegun Obasanjo’s estranged deputy, and like his rivals, a Muslim northerner, picked up the Action Congress nomination in late December...


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