Tinubu: National Assembly on a move to stop same faith tickets on presidency

The National Assembly is proposing an amendment to Section 84 of the Electoral Act, 2022 to prevent political parties from nominating candidates of the same religion as presidential and vice presidential candidates. This is to avoid a repeat of controversy trailing the Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2023 general elections, Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Smart Adeyemi, who …

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Muslim-Muslim ticket, betrayal of trust- Okowa

Delta state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa Tuesday night said the decision by the ruling party to float a faith-based ticket for 2023 presidential election amid current challenges in the country was a betrayal of trust. Okowa who spoke with newsmen in Kano explained that Muslim Muslim ticket should not be the way out “in a country that you have a shaky foundation, where people are …

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Muslim-Muslim Ticket Designed To Eliminate Northern Christians – Babachir

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal says the Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is designed to oppress, kill, and eliminate Christians in the North from the political and economic system. Lawal and a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who are top chieftains of the APC, had kicked against the selection …

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Muslim-Muslim ticket: Why I made U-turn – Fani-Kayode reveals

Femi Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has defended the same faith ticket of the party, insisting it is the choice of the presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. Admitting that no real Christian would be pleased with such selection, the former PDP stalwart said he had prayed about it and that there was nothing wrong with the choice. Fani-Kayode, who had before now …

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Tinubu-Shettima ticket unacceptable, we are waiting – Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah has condemned the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket. Bishop Kukah described the ticket as reprehensible and unacceptable. Speaking with Channels Television on Thursday, the Catholic Bishop insisted that the ticket was a setback to the country’s national integration. Against the clamour of Nigerians, the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu had picked Kashim Shettima as his …

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Atiku’s Interview And Unfair Tinubu Muslim-Muslim Dig By Farooq Kperogi

I woke up on Friday to clamorous social media buzz over Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar’s interview with Arise TV’s Reuben Abati and Tundun Abiola. His claim that it would be a miracle if Labour Party’s Peter Obi wins the presidential election on account of his larger-than-life social media visibility—even when his party has no elected officials at any level of government— has …

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Muslim-Muslim ticket: Reveal the names of Bishops at Shettima’s Unveiling now – CAN dares APC

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has called on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to mention the name of its member who were at the unveiling of its vice presidential candidate Kashim Shettima. The challenge came less than 24hrs after the association disassociated itself from the alleged bishops visit. Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant on Media and Communication to the President of CAN threw the challenge in his …

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2023 presidency: Tinubu, Pastor Adeboye reportedly meet over Muslim-Muslim ticket

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu met with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye. Tinubu’s meeting with Adeboye was said to have been centred around his decision to settle for a Muslim-Muslim ticket. ThisDay reports that Tinubu’s meeting with Adeboye was held on Sunday at the Redemption camp. In the meeting was Tinubu’s wife, …

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Muslim/Muslim Ticket: Over 10,000 Northern Christians Storm Abuja, Take Protest To Buhari

More than 10, 000 Nigerians from across the 19 northern States, on Friday, have arrived Abuja to protest. They converged in Abuja, to protest Fair and leggy Nollywood actress, Onyinye Okafor has one major regret in life, although it has transformed into a huge blessing for her in disguise. The divorced mother of four in an recent interview said, “Looking back, I don’t have any …

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Muslim/Muslim ticket: No Cause For Alarm, Senator Sankara Reacts

By Chris Udochukwu The Chairman of Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation, Sen. Danladi Abdullahi Sankara has applauded the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu for picking former former Borno State Governor, Sen. Kashim Shettima as his Vice Presidential Candidate running mate. Sankara said the choice of Senator Kashim has further brightened the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) …

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Tinubu-Shettima: Ezekwesili Condemns Muslim-Muslim Ticket, Says “Nigeria Struggling To Remain A Country”

SaharaReporters had reported that reactions continued to trail the ruling APC Muslim-Muslim ticket since the former Lagos State Governor announced his fellow former governor of Borno State as a running mate. Some Catholic Bishops and northern Christian communities had also wanted a Christian from the Northern region for the position. In her reaction, the former Minister, notable for the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, tweeted, “When innate dishonesty …

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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Watch Your Utterances, Ganduje Warns Ex-SGF

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has described as unjustifiable claims attributed to a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, that the Ganduje Foundation, a philanthropic organization, was being used by him to allegedly force some Christian faithful to join Islam. A statement issued on Wednesday by the Kano State Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba, described the comment as “totally false …

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Situation In Nigeria Not Suitable For Muslim-Muslim Ticket — CAN

 Abuja – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the fielding of Muslim candidates for President and Vice by the All Progressive Congress (APC). Recall that the APC presidential candidate for the 2023 election who is a Muslim had picked a former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, who is also a Muslim as a running mate. This move has attracted many criticisms across …

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CAN Blow Hot Over Tinubu’s Choice Of Muslim Running Mate

The selection of former governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima as the running mate to the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Ahmed Tinubu, has been frowned upon by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Tinubu had during a visit to the president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), in Daura on Sunday announced Shettima, a Muslim, as his running mate. Before now, there had been warnings …

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Muslim-Muslim Ticket A Threat To National Unity – Autan Zaki

By Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo – Following the recent decision by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate who picked another Muslim as his running mate ahead of the 2023 general elections, a popular Northern Nigerian Music artist Autan Zaki Ikon-Alla has said that the move is a major threat to peaceful coexistence as a nation. The multiple award-winning singer, said that Alhaji Bola Tinubu …

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