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Atiku Abubakar August 24, 2018
OPED: Ending Violence in Nigeria

OPED: Ending Violence in Nigeria

Originally published in ThisDay Newspaper By Atiku Abubakar As the former Vice-President of Nigeria, I am deeply pained by the latest surge of violence and the aggressive…

Atiku Abubakar August 24, 2018

OPED: Atiku Abubakar: Reform and reconciliation

Originally published in the Daily Post By Atiku Abubakar … I am one of the founding fathers of the PDP. I cannot afford to be indifferent to these regretful developments…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
OPED: Atiku Abubakar: It’s time for maritime security in Nigeria

OPED: Atiku Abubakar: It’s time for maritime security in Nigeria

Originally published in the Daily Post By Atiku Abubakar … No one should be allowed to operate in Nigerian waters whose reason for existence is to disrupt the commerce…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
OP-ED: Two prongs of counter-piracy

OP-ED: Two prongs of counter-piracy

Originally published in the Daily Trust Image credit: www.newsrescue.com By Atiku Abubakar … In a recent and tremendously damning report by Mark Doyle of the BBC,…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
OPED: Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria must allow every citizen to vote

OPED: Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria must allow every citizen to vote

Originally published in the Daily Post Image Credit: www.ap.org By Atiku Abubakar Democracy is not bestowed on a society over night. It is a process by which the…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Win a full scholarship for your #EducationSolutions

Win a full scholarship for your #EducationSolutions

 By Atiku Abubakar My name is Atiku Abubakar. I wouldn’t be who I am today without education. I have always talked about how I attended school very much against…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Social media may yet change governance in Africa

Social media may yet change governance in Africa

I have recently had to answer many questions from friends and contemporaries, seeking to understand why I decided to join social media and expose myself to potential…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Atiku: Nigeria at crossroads, charts way to nation building

Atiku: Nigeria at crossroads, charts way to nation building

(Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria) – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has warned that Nigeria is at a crossroads but that the road to continued mediocrity…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
ASUU STRIKE HAS GONE ON LONG ENOUGH – IT’S TIME FOR ACTION.

ASUU STRIKE HAS GONE ON LONG ENOUGH – IT’S TIME FOR ACTION.

Last week, I engaged in an online Twitter chat hosted by Al Jazeera’s “The Stream” about our lingering two-month Academic Staff of Universities Union (ASUU)…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018

Moving Nigeria beyond oil: Is there really a political will?

Speech by Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2nd Annual Nigeria Diaspora Leadership Summit, London School of Economics, 4…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018

I will never stop fighting for democracy. Here is why…

On the night of April 19, 2007, I sat with the head of my media team in a long conversation over dinner. It was a light-hearted conversation about many things: family,…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
On Strikes: We must end the ASUU strike today

On Strikes: We must end the ASUU strike today

When I took the oath of office as Nigeria’s democratically elected Vice President in 1999 it was the culmination of decades of struggle against military rule.…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
At Independence, a problem-solving approach

At Independence, a problem-solving approach

As we celebrate the 53rd anniversary of our independence as a country we cannot ignore the crushing weight of our challenges as a country. Understandably, there…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Resolving the ASUU education crisis is a two-way street

Resolving the ASUU education crisis is a two-way street

In the last couple of weeks, I have been working with my office publicly and privately to find a way of resolving the stand-off between the Academic Staff Union…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Nigeria Has Potential To Kick Out Poverty

Nigeria Has Potential To Kick Out Poverty

Yesterday (October 17), in honour of the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I asked the people of Nigeria to support our young people…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay Competition announcement schedule released

Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay Competition announcement schedule released

The judges of the Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions essay competition are pleased to announce the completion of the first round of judging, as well as the schedule…