It's really cute seeing Mustapha Abubakar, son of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, threw a playful oke at his father on Sunday after Chelsea defeated Arsenal. In the first half, the Wazirin Adamawa hailed Arsenal after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened scoring in the 13th minute. Atiku tweeted: “Great goal, Aubameyang”Tweet But in the second half, Chelsea … Continue reading Atiku’s son mocks him over Arsenal vs Chelsea match on Twitter
Atiku Abubakar on Friday said he experienced “extreme anguish of spirit” while watching the invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by operatives of the Department of State Service. Sowore was freed on Thursday evening, but during a court appearance on Friday (today), DSS operatives disrupted court sitting as they attempted to rearrest him. Taking … Continue reading Atiku Abubakar Condemns DSS Court Invasion To Rearrest Sowore
The Presidential Election Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. NAN reports that the HDP prayed the tribunal to set aside the presidential election of Feb. 23 on the grounds that INEC did not follow conditions in … Continue reading Presidential tribunal: Buhari wins in court
Babalele was remanded in the EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, after he was granted bail, following his arraignment on allegation of money laundering. The Nation reports that Babadele was released on Friday, August 16, after he was detained by a Federal High Court over money laundering allegation. Before he was … Continue reading EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law
President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have urged the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the February 23 general election on technicalities and evidential grounds. The prayers formed the gamut of other requests contained in both Buhari … Continue reading Buhari Wants Atiku’s Petition Dismissed For Lack Of Evidence
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, suffered a major setback in their quest to overturn the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the election petition tribunal, yesterday, refused their request to inspect the server and data of smart card readers said to have been deployed … Continue reading Tribunal rejects Atiku’s request to inspect INEC server
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that hes a Nigerian by birth, contrary to the allegations made by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
It was also gathered that the grassroots campaigners went into the hinterlands of the North and told stories that the people should be wary of Atiku in view of the fact that he was said to have reached a pact with some pro-Biafran personalities, whom they said he planned to hand over the running of the affairs of his administration to.
The tribunal also refused their requests to be allowed to conduct a forensic examination and forensic analysis of the materials and have access to card reader data and information contained in the cloud and electronic storage used for the poll.
Both men who are now being accused by the EFCC of engaging in conspiracy, money laundering, vote-buying and influence peddling were reportedly exposed by powerful bureau de change dealers in Lagos and Abuja.
“We did not even set out to arrest anyone until we came across the first suspicious amount of $1.6 million cash and another $1.5 million with the same set of persons and when our operatives questioned the source of the money it was traced to the same persons,” an EFCC investigator revealed.
Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23, Presidential National Assembly election is a political rolling stone not destined to be a president.
He stated this on Thursday in Abuja at a news conference while reacting to allegations made by Atiku and the PDP that the elections were not credible.
Only 34.75 per cent of registered voters actually voted in the just concluded Presidential elections, according data released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the percentage represents 28,614,190 people who cast their votes during the elections.
Atiku, in a statement he personally signed early Wednesday morning, said if he had lost in a free and fair election, he would have called the winner, President Muhammadu Buhari within seconds of his being aware of the outcome of the exercise.
He said, “if I had lost in a free and fair election, I would have called the victor within seconds of my being aware of his victory to offer not just my congratulations, but my services to help unite Nigeria by being a bridge between the North and the South.