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Northern APC Christians: We Shall No Longer Campaign Tinubu

2022-07-12

Why we can no longer campaign for Tinubu’s presidential bid – Northern APC Christians. CHRISTIANS of Northern extraction in the All Progressive Congress (APC) have said they can no longer campaign for the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, because of his choice of a Muslim running mate. They made this position known in a communiqué issued to journalists, on Tuesday, following an emergency meeting of the group in Abuja where the issue of the religious coloration of the APC’s presidential ticket and its implication for the nation was on...

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APC Decision of Muslim Muslim Ticket Is What Will Work -Kuka

2022-07-12

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has said the decision by the APC to present a Muslim-Muslim ticket was a teamwork based on calculation of what would work for the party.   In a statement he personally signed on Monday, Kukah said the decision by Bola Tinubu to pick Kashim Shettima as his running mate should not be a thing to worry about, while those angered by the development should support other candidates they feel are better. The statement reads: “This is what you call team selection and everybody will choose depending on what they think...

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IPOB’s Biafra Agitations In South-East Have Slowed Down-Gumi

2022-07-12

IPOB’s Biafra Agitations In South-East Have Slowed Down Due To Peter Obi’s Presidential Bid – Sheikh Gumi In a statement he posted on his Facebook page, the cleric said the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB’s support for Obi had indicated that the Biafran agitation was political. Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said that the emergence of former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, as the Labour Party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections has brought relative peace to the South-East region. In a statement he posted on his Facebook page,...

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Shettima: Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, Resigns Membership Of APC

2022-07-12

Shettima: Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, Resigns Membership Of APC.   Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress over the choice of Kashim Shettima as the running mate of the party's presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. He revealed this in a letter shared on his Instagram page on Monday. Part of the letter read, “Recall that joined APC because of its Constitutional vow, as true Progressives and Patriots, to eliminate all forms of discrimination and social injustice in Nigeria… “Those ideals are now alien to the...

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Senator Abbo Resign From Tinubu Support Group

2022-07-11

Muslim- Muslim Ticket: Senator Abbo resigns from Tinubu’s support group. * Says his Conscience will not allow him to Campaign for the APC Presidential Candidate and his Running Mate * Says Choice of Muslim-Muslim ticket is irresponsible, insensitive and ignorant of the Nation’s political system FOLLOWING the nomination of Senator Kassim Shettima, Borno Central, a Muslim as the running mate to the party’s Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, also a Muslim ahead of the 2023 general elections, Senator Ishaku Abbo, APC, Adamawa North has dumped the Tinubu...

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APC governors endorse Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Ticket

2022-07-11

APC governors endorse Tinubu-Shettima ticket after meeting Buhari. The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on Monday paid a Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State. Governors on the trip to Daura were Aminu Masari (Katsina), Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Abubakar Bello (Niger), Hope Uzodinma (Imo), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Simon Lalong (Plateau) and Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna). At the end of a closed-door meeting with the President, the governors expressed happiness with the choice of the former Borno State governor,...

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Gbajabiamila endorses Shettima, says Tinubu biggest hunt

2022-07-11

Gbajabiamila endorses Shettima, says Tinubu biggest talent hunter.   The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described as a wise decision, the choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Gbajabiamila, who said Tinubu settled for “one of the best hands for the job of Nigeria’s Vice President,” described the former Governor of Lagos State as “the biggest talent hunter in the country.” The Speaker said Shettima had over the years proven...

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My respect for both faith is absolute Tinubu

2022-07-11

VP Candidate: My Respect For Both Faiths Is Absolute – Tinubu The Presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has expressed his absolute respect and regard for both the Christian and Muslim faiths in the country.  Tinubu, whilst announcing Sen. Kashim Shettima, a Muslim,  two-term Governor of Borno State as his running mate, stated by his selection, he is not oblivious of the religious and ethnic sensitivities of the nation, but made the choice in the overriding interest of the country.  ” I am mindful of the energetic...

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Osun LP Governor Candidate Goes Spiritual After Invasion

2022-07-11

Osun LP Gov Candidate Goes Spiritual After Invasion.   The Labour Party candidate for the July 16 Osun governorship poll, Mr. Lasun Yusuff, has reacted to the shooting at his Ilobu home on Monday. Yusuff had raised an alarm about gunmen attack on his home on Monday via his Twitter handle. The attack was confirmed by his media aide, Wole Oladimeji, who said that the ex-deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, and members of his family, who had returned home to celebrate the Eid Kabir festival were all in the house when the attackers struck in the early hours of Monday. Reacting...

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2023 Presidency: Kwankwaso Recommends Tinubu

2022-07-11

2023 Presidency: If I Can’t Get It, I’ll Recommend Tinubu – Kwankwaso. The Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, said he will recommend Bola Ahmed Tinubu for President, should he eventually fail to secure the position. Kwankwaso also denied reports that he cannot be a Vice Presidential candidate to anybody ahead of the 2023 general elections. Kwankwaso spoke on Sunday night, when he featured on Arise TV programme. He spoke after Tinubu announced former Borno Governor, Senator Kashim Shettima, as his running...

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Ogun considers review of electoral law

2022-07-11

Ogun considers a review of electoral law. Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission has called for a review of its electoral law to make it conform with the current law of the country. OGSIEC Chairman, Mr. Babatunde Osibodu, made this known in Joga/Ibooro ward 5, Yewa North Local Government, during a sensitization visit to traditional rulers of three communities in the area, on the forthcoming councillorship bye-election. According to him, the review will help to address some grey areas in the electoral law and will focus on a situation where if only one political party or candidate...

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On his choice of Shettima: Tinubu lists 35 points

2022-07-11

On his choice of Shettima: Tinubu lists 35 points.   Statement by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Presidential Flag Bearer of the All Progressives Congress on his Choice of the Vice Presidential Candidate. July 10, 2022. 1. Fellow Nigerians, we enter a moment of renewed hope. We hold the chance to move the nation and our collective cause forward as never before. Let us seize this moment so that history may write kindly of us. 2. It is time to focus with utmost devotion and love of the country to do all we can do to advance the ideals of democratic and progressive good governance...

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