APC inviting nationwide crisis with Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket, groups warn

Several groups have warned the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially its presidential flag bearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, against flaunting a Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 general elections. The Nigerian Youths Coalition (NYC) said the move would amount to the APC beating the drums of religious war. At a world press conference in Abuja, NYC President […]

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Muslim-Muslim ticket will further polarize Nigeria along religious lines, Arewa leader cautions APC

APC presidential candidate, Ahmed Bola Tinubu A former Secretary-General of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to run a Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential race, noting that it would further polarise the nation along religious lines. Speaking during a press briefing on Monday in Jos, […]

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Christians reject Muslim-Muslim ticket, cautions APC, PDP against toying with Nigeria’s unity

The Christian Association of Nigeria has rejected proposed Muslim-Muslim presidential tickets by major political parties in the country, claiming that the outcome of the proposal will be worse. According to CAN, Christian-Christian or Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket in 2023 is a threat to the fragile peace and unity of Nigeria. The apex Christian body gave the […]

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Hajj cancellation: Dashed hopes as faithful, stakeholders count losses

Over N220b Estimated Investment Stuck ‘Barring Pilgrims Questions COVID-19 Vaccines Integrity’ Hajj Operators Close Shops, Sack Workers Kassim Alabi is the Vice President (South West), Association of Hajj and Umrah Tour Operators of Nigeria (AHUON). Having missed out on rendering services to teeming intending pilgrims last year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, he looked forward […]

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Atiku’s Campaign DG, Daniel quits politics

Presidential Campaign Director General of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the February 23 election, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has quit active and partisan politics.. He conveyed this decision in a letter addressed to the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, stating his resolve to deepen himself “in some other vocations and take […]

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‘Coup,’ not election ongoing in Osun – Adeleke

– rejects ‘this violent sham operation called supplementary poll’ Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup.’ He spoke with Punch correspondent on telephone, alleging that supporters of the PDP were being denied access […]

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Nigerian elders condemn alleged police assault on Saraki, deputy

Forum of Nigerian Elders and Leaders, comprising pan- Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum (MBF), Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Wednesday expressed shock by reports that the police attempted to prevent the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki from leaving his residence for the Senate to preside […]

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PDP holds South West mega rally in Osogbo, vows to defeat APC at 2019 polls

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on Saturday in Osogbo, Osun State capital, declared that no amount of intimidation and propaganda can hinder the anticipated electoral victory of the main opposition party during the forthcoming election exercise. He alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Government has destroyed […]

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