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Peace pact: Atiku was absent due to ‘communication lapse’ – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has blamed a “communication lapse” for its candidate not being present to sign a deal with other candidates for peaceful elections. Atiku Abubakar was a notable absentee at Tuesday’s ceremony in Abuja, at which President Muhammadu Buhari and dozens of other candidates vowed to ensure non-violence. …

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Atiku, Ezekwesili sign peace accord today

Aiku and ezekwesili

The Presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and his Allied Congress Party of Nigeria counterpart, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, are to sign the peace accord on the conduct of the 2019 elections today.  The two candidates and some others were not present when President Muhammadu Buhari, who is …

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I can’t be Nigerian president at 77, says Abdulsalami


Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar says he cannot return as civilian president of Nigeria, asking what he could do if elected president at 77. He said it was high time the old generation mentored and encouraged younger Nigerians to take over the leadership of the nation. He spoke …

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Abdulsalami to Nigerians: Stop complaining, vote out bad leaders

Abdulsalami Abubakar

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday in Jos, Plateau State, urged Nigerians to stop complaining about the present hardship in the country but instead vote out incompetent leaders during the 2019 elections. Abubakar spoke at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, during the …

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Abdulsalami warns against Nigeria’s disintegration in 2019


Former Head of state,  Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge Nigeria into crisis. Abdualsalami said this at the Maiden Edition of General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture, organised by the staff and …

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I am contesting Oyo South Senatorial seat – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola-Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Friday in Ibadan, announced his intention to contest the Oyo South Senatorial seat on the platform of All Progressives Congress. The governor made the announcement at the maiden General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture held at the Trenchard Hall of the University of …

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Plateau killings: Farmer-Herder forum suggest solutions to clashes


The Forum on Farmer-Herder Relations in Nigeria (FFARN) has condemned the recent violent attacks in Riyom, Barkin Ladi, Jos South and Bassa Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau State. The FFARN, a network of academics, practitioners and selected policymakers with peacebuilding mandate, said the attacks in the face of series …

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