Abubakar tasks INEC, security agents on violence-free elections today
The chairman of National Peace Committee (NPC) and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agents and other stakeholders to adhere strictly ....
Rep commends Abdulsalami’s peace committee
A member of the House of Representatives, representing Dandi and Arewa Federal Constituency in Kebbi State, Hon. Hussaini Kangiwa has commended efforts of the Abdulsalami Abubakar Peace Committee for restoring peace and unity among contestants of the Presidential and National Assembly election. He also urged opposition parties to accept defeat and join hands with President…
Presidential Poll: Abdulsalami panel meets Buhari over Atiku’s grievances
The National Peace Committee (NPC), led by former head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where it tabled the concerns raised by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.....
Why I’ll challenge poll result in court, by Atiku
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar yesterday vowed to challenge in court the outcome of the last Saturday’s presidential election he contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Peace committee urges Nigerians to show patriotism
Ahead of the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections, the National Peace Committee (NPC) has charged Nigerians to respond to calls of patriotism by coming out en masse to vote for candidates of their choice on Saturday.
Akande: Style and substance
Chief Bola Ige, first elected governor of old Oyo State, never had any doubt that Chief Bisi Akande should be the governor of Osun State in 1999.
Atiku, Ezekwesili, Duke, Sowore absent as presidential candidates commit to peace
Presidential candidates for next year’s polls yesterday signed a peace accord to be law-abiding before, during and after the exercise.
Abubakar cautions against violence, advises on 2019 elections
Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has cautioned politicians against acts capable of encouraging violence as the nation prepares for the 2019 general elections. He urged them to focus on issue-based campaigns rather than embarking on hate-speeches and campaign of calumny. Abubakar, who spoke yesterday when the National Peace Committee (NPC), which he chairs,…
The more I think about it, the more I believe the generals could have done it better. We were all enthused by the executive presidential system they imposed on the country through the 1979 constitution.
Abubakar urges Nigerians to embrace peace
A former head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, urged politicians, traditional rulers, academics and other stakeholders in Nigeria to work together for the betterment...