Tag: Atiku

Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2019

The Late 5: Atiku accuses Buhari’s APC of plotting to rig elections; Okorocha’s party dumps Buhari, adopts Atiku | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today Atiku gives Lamido, Makarfi, Dogara, Ekweremadu appointments The presidential candidate of ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 10, 2019

The Big 5: Atiku campaigns in Niger; promises women, youth employment; Nigerian military reopens Maiduguri-Damaturu road, gives reason for closure | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Atiku campaigns in Niger; promises women, youth employment The presidential ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 3, 2019

The Late 5: I won’t disappoint Nigerians – Buhari; I’m ready to vacate office to restore security in Zamfara – Governor Yari, other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today: I won’t disappoint Nigerians – President Buhari At the State House in ...

ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 17, 2018

Choosing Saraki as the DG of Atiku’s presidential Campaign Council is a pragmatic choice

Nowadays, rumours in Nigerian politics most likely turn out to be true. As this article was written to appraise Dr ...

EditorOctober 12, 2018

Isime Esene: Obasanjo has elevated hypocrisy to an art form

Yesterday, Atiku Abubakar got a much needed reprieve from his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo. The former Vice President got the ...

Alexander OnukwueOctober 8, 2018

Now that Atiku has a presidential ticket, how will he rebuild a reformed image and win critics over?

Candidates seeking to be president of Nigeria in about 130 days time will find a very motivated former Vice president ...

Adekoya BoladaleSeptember 10, 2018

Atiku: How the presidential candidate needs to plan for a Nigerian Doomsday Protocol

By Adekoya Boladale  In Central Africa and predominately Cameroon, there is a specie of frog called: Hairy frog. Like every ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 7, 2018

As we approach the 2019 elections, President Buhari must not be made a poster boy for violence and political intolerance

Thursday, September 6, 2018, would have been a bloody day in Nigeria save the timely intervention of the Nigerian Police ...

Alexander OnukwueAugust 22, 2018

Igbo Presidency, defending Atiku: These are the talking points from Saraki’s ‘robust’ response

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has responded to the statement released by Bola Tinubu in which the APC leader accused Saraki ...

Alexander OnukwueAugust 1, 2018

Saraki for President is a real possibility now, but will he take the bait?

However long it was going to take, Bukola Saraki’s defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been in the ...

Reuben AbatiApril 24, 2018

Opinion: These are Nigeria’s emerging political leaders that will dominate the 2019 election cycle

A strong indication of both the quality and failure of politics in Nigeria, as the people look forward to the ...

AzeezMarch 25, 2018

The Late 5: Dapchi girls reunite with families, Atiku pledges 40 per cent appointments to the youth, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The released Dapchi girls kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents were ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 23, 2018

Presidency 2019: These are our possible contenders so far and how they stand

The National Assembly may still be in conflict with the Executive over the sequence of the 2019 elections but there ...

EzinneDecember 24, 2017

“I have not made up my mind about 2019” “The United States will remember this day” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

Last week, Nigerians stewed in misery while the Federal Government struggled to get its stories straight about the $1billion it ...

EzinneDecember 8, 2017

“I was quite wealthy before coming into government” | 7 things we learned from Atiku’s reply to I Go Dye

Since Mama Taraba announced her support for Atiku’s 2019 campaign, Twitter Nigeria has been in a tizzy. Atiku has been ...

EditorNovember 28, 2017

Reuben Abati: Atiku, Atikulation and other stories

by Reuben Abati “I hear say Atiku don port oh, from APC to God knows where…” “He used to be ...

EzinneOctober 20, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Omojuwa, Femi Fani-Kayode, Ose Anenih, [The Intels-NPA debate]

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

“Why should Buhari overlook such immense revenue drain simply because of Atiku? | 7 things we learned from Ashton Dagana’s no-nonsense article

Shortly after Mama Taraba openly declared her support for Atiku come 2019, the business mogul and former Vice President confessed ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 19, 2017

The Big 5: Osinbajo meets with Kachikwu and Baru, Court releases Atiku’s son, and other top stories

Good morning. These are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Turkey late yesterday ...

EzinneOctober 5, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Atiku, Dr Joe Abah, Tiwa Savage and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

PDP 2019: Fayose out, Atiku in?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The definitive ‘No’ said to Ayo Fayose by the PDP could mean the chances of a ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 17, 2017

Opinion: 2019 elections —Watch out for Atiku

by Umar Hassan No, you are wrong. No one could have possibly predicted that political drama season would premiere with ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Alhassan: The APC deserves some praise for handling this

by Alexander O. Onukwue While the jury remains divided on whether Mrs Alhassan’s open admission of support to Atiku Abubakar ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Reuben Abati: Dear President Buhari, what about these unseen threats to your presidency?

by Reuben Abati   Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari ...

RoqeebahSeptember 12, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Forget Buhari and Nnamdi Kanu, remember there’s only one thing that matters

There’s a chance that you have noticed – amidst everything else that has been happening – that we have been ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 12, 2017

The Big 5: Atiku’s race for 2019; Wole Soyinka condemns re-election talks; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: 2019 seems to have arrived early for ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 11, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: 2019 elections in September 2017 — Nigeria now in political recession

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   A blind man who only listens to radio must be thinking this is September 2018 rather ...

EzinneSeptember 7, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Ebube, Feyi Fawehinmi, Demola Olarewaju and others [The Atiku-El Rufai 2019 debate]

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 7, 2017

The Late 5: Aisha Alhassan’s fate, Bannon bashes the Catholic church and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top  stories that drove conversation today: Following a controversial viral video showing minister of women’s ...

EzinneSeptember 7, 2017

The Thread: “There’s no good reason why Atiku should be on the ballot in 2019″| TwitterNG whips up support for El Rufai

It’s been contentious on TwitterNG today, following the dramatic endorsement of Atiku for President in 2019 by one of Buhari’s ...

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