The Big 5: Atiku boycotts peace pact; Miyetti Allah attack...

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar says he did attend the peace pact ceremony because he was not invited. This was contained in a statement by his spokesperson. The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, yesterday reiterated the ban on the sale of fireworks, also…

PDP’s Atiku absent as presidential candidates sign peace pact…

Presidential candidates gathered Tuesday, in Abuja, to pledge their commitment to a peaceful election in 2019 – an initiative of the Abdulsalami Abubakar National Peace Committee. But the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar was absent, saying he was not invited. Atiku’s spokesman, Paul Ibe said in a statement that, “Following media enquiries as…

Presidential Candidates Sign Peace Accord, Atiku, Ezekwesili Absent…

The various Presidential candidates for the elections set to hold next year, gathered together to sign an peace accord where they pledged to keep things peaceful during the polls. There were, however, a number of notable absentees. Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party, Donald Duke of the Social Democratic Party, Dr Oby Ezekwesili of…

Why I was Absent From Peace Pact Signing- Atiku…

Presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that he was absent from the peace pact signing because he wasn’t invited. Over 30 Presidential candidates from various parties congregated to sign as peace pact pledging to keep the peace during the elections. According to theCable, Paul Ibe, Atiku’s spokesman, claimed that the…

2019: Atiku unveils plans to CAN, blasts Buhari for rising...

Ahead of the 2019 elections, former Vice President and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled his plans to lead Nigeria to greater heights to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) even as he again, lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for making policies that plunged the Nigerian economy into recession leading to…

Amid hoopla over electoral loopholes, PDP revs up campaign…

As the countdown to the 2019 general election continues, the capability and capacity of Nigeria to conduct credible, free and fair poll is becoming an issue as heated… The post Amid hoopla over electoral loopholes, PDP revs up campaign appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. Visit the newspaper for…

Nigeria Debate Group snubs Donald Duke, Sowore ahead of Presidential...

Ahead of the February 16 Presidential elections, the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have released the names of five political parties selected to participate in the 2019 vice presidential and presidential debates. As contained in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the NEDG, Eddi Emesiri, the…

Atiku Was Invited For Peace Accord Signing, Says Kukah…

  A member of the National Peace Committee (NPC), Matthew Kukah, says former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was invited for the signing of a peace accord ahead of the general elections in 2019. Kukah who is also the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese said this in an interview with Channels Television on Tuesday in Abuja….

PDP regrets absence of Atiku at Peace Accord ceremony…

The Peoples Democratic Party said it regretted that its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar did not attend the signing of the Peace Accord in Abuja on Tuesday, blaming the incident on ‘communication lapse’. The post PDP regrets absence of Atiku at Peace Accord ceremony appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Visit the newspaper for…

Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing- Atiku…

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.” “Following media enquiries as to the absence of HE @atiku from the signing of the Peace Pact, I wish to…

Atiku Promises To End ASUU Strikes, Incessant Labour Crisis If...

A file photo of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar   Former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has stated his concern about the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In a statement by the Director of Media and Publicity for the PDP Presidential…