Atiku salutes IBB at 79, pays tribute to his respect and commitment to Nigeria’s diversity

Atiku salutes IBB at 79, pays tribute to his respect and commitment to Nigeria’s diversity

Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and Atiku Abubakar, right. Former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has paid tribute to former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida for his respect and commitment to our diversity. Atiku said in a statement by his Media adviser Paul Ibe, marking the 79th birthday anniversary of the former military ruler in Abuja at the weekend that IBB’s attributes of intelligence, wisdom, charisma and his understanding and respect for Nigeria’s diversity, has…

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PERSPECTIVE – NBC’s hate speech prohibition code is a decoy to gag the media

PERSPECTIVE – NBC’s hate speech prohibition code is a decoy to gag the media

Atiku Abubakar. We are compelled to react to the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission code concerning infringement on hate speech and the operational style that media houses should employ to conform with the new regulation. While there is no disputation over the fact that hate speech portends an existential threat to the enterprise of journalistic reporting and, in fact, inhibits the workings for a free society, it is absolutely repugnant that powers that be would instrumentalize the…

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My Message to Nigerian Youths on the 20th anniversary of International Youth Day, 2020, by Atiku Abubakar

My Message to Nigerian Youths on the 20th anniversary of International Youth Day, 2020, by Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar. I wish to felicitate with the youth across the globe on the 20th Anniversary of the International Youth Day celebration. I salute the Nigerian youth in particular for their commitment and perseverance towards the attainment of a greater Nigeria. The theme of this year’s celebration “Youth Engagement for Global Action” gives a critical picture of what the world perceives about the stake of young people globally. This global picture, which has been on…

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Workers Day: Atiku pays tribute to heroic healthcare workers in frontline of war against Covid-19

Workers Day: Atiku pays tribute to heroic healthcare workers in frontline of war against Covid-19

Atiku Abubakar. Full text Since December last year when the novel coronavirus reared its ugly head in China, it has expanded to nearly every corner of the world. Nigeria has not been spared of this scourge. From our incident case in February, the plague has spread to 33 states and the FCT with 1,728 confirmed cases and 51 deaths, according to information from NCDC as at April 29. The good news however is that thanks…

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Nigeria’s ‘genocide’: Who is helping the thousands of displaced Christians?

Nigeria’s ‘genocide’: Who is helping the thousands of displaced Christians?

Some displaced Christians in Nigeria at a revival meeting. By Samuel Smith, CP Reporter Just like hundreds of thousands of Christians today in Nigeria, pastor Jeremiah Okudo Elaigwu is no stranger to leaving all of his possessions behind and fleeing for his life. Elaigwu fled Borno state during the beginning of the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram’s insurgency in the northeast that displaced millions and killed thousands in the last decade-plus. In an interview with…

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US travel ban on Nigeria: Punish those responsible, not Nigerians, Atiku urges American govt

US travel ban on Nigeria: Punish those responsible, not Nigerians,  Atiku urges American govt

Atiku Abubakar. Former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar has called on the government of the United States of America not to punish Nigerians for the inefficiency of the current administration in Nigeria. Atiku, who was reacting to the policy of the government of the United States of America to place Nigeria on its travel ban list, because of the failure of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to share information and to address issues of terrorism, urged the…

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Elumelu hails Atiku Abubakar @ 73

Elumelu hails Atiku Abubakar @ 73

Atiku Abubakar. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has congratulated former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2019 presidential elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as he marks his 73rd birthday. The Minority Leader, in a goodwill message on Monday, described Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as a patriotic leader and exceptional democrat who has made immense sacrifices towards the unity, stability, economic growth and…

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Mrs. Okowa frowns at Orphanages that sell children, presents food to 45 homes in Delta

Mrs. Okowa frowns at Orphanages that sell children, presents food to 45 homes in Delta

Dame Edith Okowa, Delta First Lady, and Founder O5 Initiative. Caregivers who are operating orphanage homes, but who wickedly turn them into cartels for selling the children they are supposed to care for have been admonished to stop the evil act or face the consequences. Wife of the Governor of Delta State and Founder of O5 Initiative, Mrs. Edith Okowa gave the warning and advise today in Asaba on the occasion of the World Orphans’…

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Atiku accepts Supreme Court’s verdict, thanks Nigerians, says judgment is nail on coffin, gains of Nigeria since 1999

Atiku accepts Supreme Court’s verdict, thanks Nigerians, says judgment is nail on coffin, gains of Nigeria since 1999

Atiku Abubakar. Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential elections Atiku Abubakar has taken the verdict of the Supreme Court with equanimity, even as he said that the judgment is a “nail on the coffin and the gains we collectively made since 1999 are evaporating, and a requiem is at hand.” Atiku in a statement today, Wednesday, October 30, 2019 said: “It is said that the Supreme Court is not final…

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PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commend Wike

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commend Wike

PDP Governors. By Dianabasi Effiong Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday, September 20, 2019, in Port Harcourt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Mohammed Mattawale (Zamfara). After the meeting, Tambuwal explained that the governors…

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