Account for $16bn power fund, privatisation of assets or keep quiet ― APC tells Obasanjo, Atiku

By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has attacked former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, Atiku Abubakar for their recent interventions in the polity, saying they ought to keep quiet having midwifed the current national rot. The party in a statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini…

Atiku rejects new electricity tariff, says it’s ill-timed

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has opposed the upward review of electricity tariff in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari approved the implementation of the cost-reflective electricity tariff for the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry, NESI, in August. The new tariff regime, which kicked off on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, has drawn the ire of Nigerians who…

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…

Buhari condoles with Atiku over death of mother-in-law

President  Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, consoled former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, over the death of his mother-in-law, Khadija Musdafa, matriarch of the Musdafa royal family. READ ALSO: We lost polls because of your quarrels, Buhari tells APC Daily Times understands that in a statement on Tuesday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari condoled with the Lamido of Adamawa,…

2023 presidency: Atiku asked to shelve ambitions

National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG) Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., on Sunday told a former Vice President and business mogul, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to shelve any ambition he might be nursing for the presidency in 2023. READ ALSO: Tinubu rallied funding for Buhari, allow him contest if we don’t want God’s wrath – Babachir Lawal…

Buhari, Atiku, Lawan, Mark hail Babangida at 79

Former military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) By Henry Umoru, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Dirisu Atiku PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd) on his 79th birthday. The president in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, in Abuja, yesterday, said he…