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Atiku to APC: You’re playing petty, irresponsible politics

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was playing petty and irresponsible politics. Atiku, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, said instead of finding solution to the economic crisis that party has put the country, APC was busy taking roll call of who have joined or […]

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2021 budget proposal contravenes Fiscal Responsibility Act –Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar yesterday said the 2021 budget proposal presented before the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday contravened the 2007 Fiscal Responsibility Act. Atiku in a statement noted that part II, section 12(1) of the Act states that aggregate expenditure and the aggregate amount appropriated by the National Assembly for each […]

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Nigeria needs healing, says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has stated that the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence offers the nation time for introspection. Atiku, in a message to mark the independence anniversary, added that Nigeria is in dire need of healing to douse the tense atmosphere which is breeding feelings of alienation. “Our nation is in dire need of […]

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Electricity tariff increase ill-timed, says Atiku

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said the increase in the electricity tariff was ill-timed and illadvised. Atiku on his twitter handle @atiku said Nigerians were coming out of lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic and therefore needed a stimulus and not tariff increase. The former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said: “I […]

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Atiku, Secondus preach peace, tolerance

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, have called for peace and unity as Nigerian Muslims join the rest of the world to mark this year’s Eid el Kabir festival. In their separate Sallah messages, PDP leaders reminded Muslims that Eid el Kabir […]

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Atiku: WASSCE’s cancellation, not in Nigeria’s interest

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar yesterday said the Federal Government’s recent decision to cancel the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), would have dire consequences on the educational sector of the nation. In a statement he personally signed, Atiku, said: “As a parent and investor in the education sector, I wish to register the fact […]