Today’s Headlines: Bakare Blasts APC Over Election Comment, Kwankwaso To Speak At Chatham House
Bakare Blasts APC Over Election Comment
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Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Citadel Global Community Church has replied angry members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, who chided him over his state of the nation address on Sunday.
Recall that the former presidential aspirant had during the address, called on eligible Nigerians to vote out politicians who see the presidency as their entitlement.
Apparently referring to the presidential candidate of the APC, Bola Tinubu who had early declared that the presidency is his turn, Bakare said it is the turn of Nigerians who have been frustrated by previous governments.
Vexed by Bakare’s statement, Tinubu’s media handlers scolded the preacher, referring to him as “paper weight” who had zero vote during the party’s presidential primary election.
2023: Kwankwaso To Speak At Chatham House
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Rabiu Kwankwaso, presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), is scheduled to address an audience at Chatham House, the United Kingdom, at 2pm on Wednesday.
Kwankwaso will speak on the topic ‘Nigeria’s 2023 elections: Service delivery and policy alternatives’.
The former Kano state governor is expected to discuss his policy ideas for improving systems and services, with a particular focus on the country’s education sector and the wider priorities for ensuring secure and inclusive service delivery.
IGP won’t retire in 2023, says FG
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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba will not be retiring midway into the general elections. Instead, he already has an appointment letter extending his term in office.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi, disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting of 2023. He explained the Police Act 2020 has changed the rules for an IGP’s retirement.
There have been speculations lately the Police Chief, who clocks 60 years on March 1, 2023, will honour the rule that mandates public servants to go on retirement at 60.
Fayose, others boycott Atiku’s rally in Ekiti
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The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has assured Nigerians that if voted into power, he will promote youth enterprise to keep them gainfully employed and contribute meaningfully to national development.
Atiku Abubakar, who held his campaign rally in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, called on electorates in the State to vote for PDP and also defend their votes.
This was just as the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose and members of his group stayed away from the rally.
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