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Tinubu meets northern Pentecostal bishops as opposition against Muslim-Muslim ticket mounts

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Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed, says he met with Pentecostal Bishops Forum of Northern Nigeria on Thursday to discuss important national issues.

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This comes as opposition towards the ruling party’s Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket continue to cast reservation among Nigerian Christians, especially in the North.

“Earlier today at a lively, productive and amiable meeting with a delegation representing the Pentecostal Bishops Forum of Northern Nigeria, we discussed important issues of national significance as well as my determination to deliver unity, harmony and lasting peace to Nigeria,” Mr Tinubu said in a Facebook post on Thursday.

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Bishops Forum of the Northern States (PBFNS) in Nigeria is led by Archbishop John Praise of Dominion Chapel International Church, Abuja.

Northern APC Christian leaders, led by former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, have continued to publicly express their disavowal for Mr Tinubu’s decision to choose a Muslim running mate from the North. Mr Lawal described the decision as “demonic plot” to eliminate northern Christians from positions of power.

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Mr Lawal and his group has since vowed to work against Mr Tinubu in the 2023 presidential election.

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Osinbajo Was Approached To Play A Prominent Role In APC Campaign Team, He Declined — Ondo Lawmaker

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The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) on Friday released the comprehensive list of their Presidential Campaign team, and in the list the name of the Vice President, His Excellency Prof Yemi Osinbajo was omitted as it could not be found.

However, a verifiable source who happens to be an Ondo State Lawmaker, Tomide Akinribido, who is a honorable member, Ondo State House Of Assembly and also a 2023 Candidate, Ondo West Constituency 1, released a statement via his twitter handle where he noted that Prof Yemi Osinbajo was approached to play a prominent role in the APC campaign team, especially among the Christian Community, he decided and stated that he cannot do such in good conscience.

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Quoting the Indo State Lawmaker, he said, “VP Osinbajo was approached to play a prominent role in the APC Campaign team, especially among the Christian Community, he declined and stated that he cannot do such in good conscience”.

Below is the screenshot of the original statement released by the Ondo State lawmaker via his twitter handle;

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Just In: Charly Boy, other Obidients shut down Abuja in one million man march+Video

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Music icon, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy and other Obidients on Saturday shut down Abuja in a one million man march for Labour Party.

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Naijablitznews.com reports the one million man march took off from Asokoro heading towards Maraba in Abuja to drum support for Peter Obi and LP.

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HAPPENING NOW: Obidients take over Abuja major roads+ Video/Photos

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Youths on Saturday took over the major road warehousing Secretariat and National Assembly Complex in a trending video online.

Naijablitznews.com reports the youths and members of the Labour Party in a peaceful manner are approaching the Transcorp Hotel axis chanting Obi’s name.

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