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Job creation is what I do best, says Atiku ahead of NBS unemployment report

Job creation is what I do best, says Atiku ahead of NBS unemployment report

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says job creation is what he does best. The 71-year-old former vice-president said this ahead of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) release of labour statistics, expected Thursday, October 18 and Monday, November 6, 2018. “The most effective way to fight crime is to

‘I’m here’ — Fayose storms EFCC office with his bag of clothes

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, has arrived at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. Fayose had earlier notified the EFCC that he will make himself available immediately his tenure expires. He was on Tuesday accompanied to the anti-graft agency’s office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state,

Saraki emerges Atiku campaign director

The Peoples Democratic Party has announced Senate President Bukola Saraki the head of its presidential campaign efforts. Mr Saraki’s official position as the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation was disclosed on Tuesday morning by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s spokesperson. Mr Abubakar was elected the presidential candidate of the main opposition party at

Executive Order 06: Obasanjo, IBB, Atiku, Saraki, others real targets, says Frank

Press statement …Says Buhari may truncate democracy again …Urges international community to intervene Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President Ibrahim Babangida, Presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola

Buhari bans 50 high-profile Nigerians from travelling

The presidency has just circulated the statement below announcing the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travel restrictions. The individuals, whose identities were not disclosed, include those whose assets, valued at N50million and above, are subject of corruption investigation and litigation. The statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the measure is part of the

Why I attended Atiku/Obansanjo reconciliation meeting – Sheik Gumi

Prominent Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Ahmad Gumi, has explained why he accompanied former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate to a reconciliation meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. According to him, he was invited because he was an apolitical scholar. Mr Gumi said part of the criteria the conveners of the meeting looked at

2019: Buhari, Atiku battle for soul of the North

Although over 20 political parties have produced their presidential candidates in the race to the 2019 general elections, observers believe the presidential election will be mainly a battle between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party. In the meantime, as the North leads