2023: WHY PDP SETTLED FOR NORTHERN PRESIDENTIAL TICKET

…Zoning committee won’t micro-zone chairmanship, Presidency …Why party is silent on zoning Presidency- National Officer By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of its October 30th and 31st national elective convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has chosen to pick its national chairman and 2023 Presidential candidate from Read More …

PDP GOVERNORS TO MEET JONATHAN, ATIKU OVER ZONING OF 2023 PRESIDENCY

By ‘Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor Some governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are initiating series of meetings with party stalwarts, including former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, with a view to thrashing out the issue of the party’s Read More …

CORONAVIRUS AND THE ECONOMY: ATIKU ADVISES BUHARI TO GET THE RIGHT PEOPLE IN HIS CABINET, DUMP 2020 BUDGET

By Abankula Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has dismissed President Buhari’s cabinet as incompetent, “lacking in qualified hands”. In a language that betrays a deep contempt, Atiku dismissed the team for its inability to “think outside the box”. Atiku passed the verdict in a long essay Read More …

ATIKU’S SON TESTS POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS, MOVED TO GWAGWALADA HOSPITAL

Sodiq Oyeleke The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has announced that his son tested positive for coronavirus. He made his known via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday. “My son has tested positive to coronavirus,” he tweeted. According to the former Read More …

TONGUES WAG OVER TINUBU ATIKU ‘SOCIAL’ MEETINGS: COINCIDENCE OR THIRD FORCE?

Tongues are wagging over recent meetings between former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ahmed Bola Tinubu. There are permutations in the nation’s polity as political pundits believe that a meeting of such heavyweight politicians at a time Read More …

ATIKU INTERVENES ON AGBA JALNGO’S CONTINUED DETENTION OVER TERRORISM, TREASONABLE FELONY CHARGE

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is in touch with the parties involved in the months-long detention of journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo. Segun Showunmi, Atiku’s spokesperson gave the hint in a post on his official Twitter handle: @SegunShowunmi on Saturday. The former Vice President’s Read More …