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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: 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

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
Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay by Emeka Chigozie Ezekwesiri

Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay by Emeka Chigozie Ezekwesiri

Education is the bedrock of any society that defines its development and continuity. It determines the level of literacy in a country and propagates skill acquisition.…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay by Kenechukwu Nneka Lily Nwagbo

Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay by Kenechukwu Nneka Lily Nwagbo

Naturally, pain is the body’s way of communicating that something is wrong. It is a positive sign that a person is still alive but could also be an indicator of…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Respect Your Boundaries – Atiku

Respect Your Boundaries – Atiku

Respect your boundaries – Atiku Urges Executive and Legislative Branches 12 November, 2013 Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the executive branch…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018

Remembering John F. Kennedy

Fifty years ago this weekend, I was seventeen years old and a student in secondary school when I heard the tragic news that would change the lives of millions of…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
South Africa Honours Atiku

South Africa Honours Atiku

Former Vice President Abubakar was on Sunday honored by the South African leadership with front-row seat at both the state funeral and private burial ceremonies…

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
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
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…