“But before the election, Atikulators had come with this jejune permutation. They would sweep the Southeast, the South-south, the North Central, share Northeast and Northwest, as well as Southwest. And Atiku would coast home. True? Well, dreams don’t cost anything. The dream eventually became nightmare,” Femi Adesina writes in a controversial Op-Ed.
At the 6th annual Hollywood Weekly Magazine Film Festival, the world got to hear about the precarious political state of Nigeria when Atiku Abubakar was acknowledged as the “Peoples’ President” in front of an illustrious academy of movie makers in Hollywood, California, United States of America.
“In a democracy, you need a strong judiciary, a free press and an impartial electoral umpire. Nigeria has none of those three elements as at today,” says Atiku.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on the Presidential election petition filed by the party and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February’s presidential election in which Buhari was returned to office.