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Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Moving to APC: Answers to your questions

Moving to APC: Answers to your questions

Q: Why did you choose APC? A: I chose APC, because APC cares deeply about Nigeria, just as I do. I chose APC because the party’s programmes have a lot in common…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Have You Registered With APC?

Have You Registered With APC?

What you need to do: Go to the nearest INEC polling center to you with two passport photographs. There will be an APC registration center there. You must be at least…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
North East insurgency: Let’s talk solutions

North East insurgency: Let’s talk solutions

Boko Haram continues to leave a trail of blood and tears in its wake. In the early hours of Tuesday February 25, barely six months after a similar attack, a band…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Free Secondary Education the way to go for Northern Nigeria

Free Secondary Education the way to go for Northern Nigeria

On March 3, I read a piece of news which has given me great joy, in the midst of all the bad news coming out of Northern Nigeria. The governors of Northern Nigeria…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Media, Youth and Nigeria’s Development Challenges (A keynote speech)

Media, Youth and Nigeria’s Development Challenges (A keynote speech)

Being Keynote Address by Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the 2013 Conference of the African Council for Communication…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
My PTDF Story

My PTDF Story

I was recently mentioned in a tweet by a follower, @naigerian, who was asking about alleged mismanagement of PTDF funds. For the benefit of @naigerian and other…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Parenthood in the age of democracy

Parenthood in the age of democracy

Sometime in January, I was in London on business, and my children quickly arranged a trip to the Emirates Stadium for me. It was to emerge later that it was not…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018

Ebola is Deadly; Let’s Not take Chances

The past week has been filled with elation as I have watched my son Abba marry the love of his life, but my heart is heavy over news of the recent Ebola (EVD) outbreak…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
At Easter, we must imbibe the spirit of love, wherever we may come from

At Easter, we must imbibe the spirit of love, wherever we may come from

As we celebrate the Christian season of Easter, I would love to enjoin Christians, and indeed all Nigerians, to internalise the spiritual gains and benefits of the…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
[August 23, 2018]

[August 23, 2018]

My first foray into agriculture, in the 1980s, ended in failure. I bought a large expanse of land on the Yola-Numan highway, and started farming maize. It didn’t…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
In a race against time

In a race against time

With #BringBackOurGirls we have come to a turning point in our contest against terrorism in Nigeria. It is a critical moment for us; the war will not be won without…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
A game we can't afford to lose

A game we can't afford to lose

Across Africa there will be millions of children who unable to watch the World Cup, for various reasons far beyond their control, ranging from poverty to war to…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Using Mobile Technology to Conquer Illiteracy

Using Mobile Technology to Conquer Illiteracy

For centuries, reading and writing was the privilege of the few, the upper class and those obliged by religious duty. Yet the ability to read is the world’s most…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Nigeria Must Once Again Make Education A Priority

Nigeria Must Once Again Make Education A Priority

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has just released the results of the May/June 2014 senior school certificate examination.  As was the case last year,…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
E-Alert: Digital War Against Terror

E-Alert: Digital War Against Terror

A few weeks ago, I met a group of young men in their early twenties still pursuing their tertiary education. More than just being students, they are also young entrepreneurs…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Congratulations, General Muhammadu Buhari as #NigeriaDecides

Congratulations, General Muhammadu Buhari as #NigeriaDecides

Congratulatory message by Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the election of president-elect, His Excellency, General Muhammadu…