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NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku Abubakar Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku Abubakar Biography

Atiku Abubakar was born 25 November 1946 to an itinerant Fulani trader and farmer Garba Abubakar, and his second wife, Aisha Kande, in Jada village in what is today Adamawa State, formerly Gongola state. He was named for his paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku’s Increasing Mischief And The APC

NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku’s Increasing Mischief And The APC

If Atiku does not see anything good in either the APC or its present government, to the extent that he willingly constitutes himself to a predictable opposition within the party, the party must weed him out. And the earlier APC does this needful act, the better for both the APC and Atiku.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Aisha Alhassan Endorses Atiku Abubakar for 2019 Presidential Election

NIGERIA POLITICS: Aisha Alhassan Endorses Atiku Abubakar for 2019 Presidential Election

Popularly called Mama Taraba, Aisha Alhassan said, “Your excellency, our father and our president by the grace of God come 2019. Before you are your people, your supporters for life, the people of Taraba State.”

Although Mr. Abubakar has not publicly declared his intention to run in 2019, he is believed to be mobilising and getting ready for the election. He came third in the APC presidential primaries in the build up to the 2015 elections, losing to President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-Kano governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku: Anenih Has No Need To Apologise

NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku: Anenih Has No Need To Apologise

The fact is that Atiku’s over-ambition to succeed Chief Obasanjo at the time was well known and documented.

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