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2019: Buhari, Atiku Are Fake — Cleric

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Buhari and Atiku

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have been described by Senior Pastor, Awaiting Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Pastor Adewale Giwa, as fake.

Giwa made the observation during his message while marking the 17th Anniversary of the church in Akure, Ondo State, last Sunday.

The cleric stressed that Nigerians had their destiny in their hands.

His words: “Buhari and Atiku’s plans for Nigerians are fake, and should not be relied upon.

“Nobody would believe that President Buhari and the APC could treat us this way with the bulk of promises they made in 2015.

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“I have not seen Nigerians moving out of abject poverty as long as they still think about these two leaders.

“I urge people to see beyond these politicians. People should not be deceived by Buhari or Atiku. It’s like moving out of the frying pan into the fire.

“I don’t see Buhari or Atiku taking the nation anywhere; they are just desperate to rule.”

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8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 2:39 pm

  2. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    Ayo Oritsejafor on duty.

    • Anonymous

      December 2, 2018 at 2:45 pm

      Ibn Khalid,,,,abi what did you call ur useless self…..mad mallam

  3. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Yes very fake is He

  4. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 12:01 pm

    Which buhari???

  5. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 11:58 am

    Finally I’m free from this virus called HIV in life what people say don’t matter, your faith and believe is what matters and today my faith has made me whole. God has used Dr Anuge to wipe away my shame, you can reach this great doctor via call or WhatsApp on +2348108830760,doctoranuge@gmail.com for similar issues. Remember health is wealth.

  6. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 10:05 am

    Buhari and Atiku are fake and evil Nigeria will cry if Atiku win believe me

  7. Anonymous

    December 2, 2018 at 9:56 am

    Trust nobody but you must trust someone

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Kaduna Assembly Gets New Speaker, Deputy

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Hon. Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani has been elected as the new Kaduna Speaker.

His election came barely an hour after Hon Aminu Abdullahi Shagali resigned as Speaker.

Hon. Zailani, who represents Igabi West Constituency in the Assembly, was the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly until his election to lead the House on Tuesday.

Zailani is a strong member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Also, Hon Mukhtar Isa Hazo, representing Bassawa Constituency has been elected as the new Deputy Speaker.

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Both of them have been sworn-in by the Clark of the Assembly.

The former Speaker, who represents Sabon-Gari Constituency in the Assembly, officially submitted his resignation letter to clerk of the House Tuesday morning.

The Nation gathered that members of the House had started collecting signatures to impeach him before he eventually bowed to pressure and resigned.

Chairman, House Committee on information, Honourable Tanimu Musa confirmed he submitted his resignation letter.

However, Shagali’s offence warranting the alleged plan impeachment was yet to be unraveled as the time of filing this report.

The 40-year old Aminu Abdullahi Shagali became the Assembly Speaker on the coming of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to power in 2015.

He was re-elected to preside over the House in 2019 on strong recommendation of Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufa’i.

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BREAKING: Kaduna Speaker Resigns

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Speaker of Kaduna Assembly, Hon. Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, has resigned his position.

The resignation came amid alleged plans by some members of the assembly to impeach him.

Sources from the Assembly said Shagali tendered his resignation before commencement of Plenary session on Tuesday morning.

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2023: Presidency Should Return To South — El-Rufai

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el-rufai - Kaduna State Governor

Kaduna State  Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has insisted that the North has no justification to remain in power after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure.

El-Rufai maintained that the Presidency should rightly return to the Southern part of Nigeria.

He said though the constitution of the All Progressives Congress, APC, does not make provision for rotation but in the interest of justice, equity and fair play, Presidency should go to other regions of the country.

The Kaduna governor said: “The general political consensus in Nigeria is that the Presidency should rotate between the North and the South. It is not written but everyone understands it.

“In some of the parties, like the PDP, it is even written down in their constitution but it was breached in 2015. I think that every politician of honour should understand and abide by that consensus except there is an extenuating circumstance compelling it to be set aside. What could this be?

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“President Yar’Adua died in office and it was compulsory for Jonathan to continue but when 2011 election came, there were many people who insisted that Jonathan should step aside for a northerner to complete the tenure of Yar’Adua but I opposed it because I didn’t think it was proper for an incumbent that got there not by his own design should be stopped from contesting when the constitution has not barred him from running.

“In the APC, we deliberately omitted rotational Presidency in our constitution and the emergence of a presidential candidate does not take into account zoning and that was why in 2015, Rochas Okorocha from the East contested, Sam Nda-Isaiah contested, Buhari, Kwankwaso and others contested.”

El-Rufai a chieftain of APC, added that presidential candidates are chosen on the basis of merit and general acceptance.

“I can say that as distinct from the PDP, APC has no rotational Presidency but candidates are selected strictly on the basis of political merit and the general acceptability of the candidate.

“I want to say that those of us from Northern Nigeria honour agreements. We do not violate unwritten political agreements and I will be the last person to lead in violating that agreement. I may have a personal view but that should be the basis. I don’t care where you come from but I look for merit.

“But as a group, the Northern APC will have to sit down and endorse someone, most likely someone from the South, because after eight years of Buhari, I don’t think the Presidency should remain in the north unless there is some extenuating circumstances. But all things being equal, we will honour our agreement and we keep our words,” he said.

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