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Just In, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Founder Citadel Global Community Church, Picks APC Presidential Form In Abuja

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Pastor Tunde Bakare of Citadel Global Community Church former Latter Rain Assembly has picked APC Presidential nomination form of N100million.

Here is the full text of Dr. Tunde Bakare’s formal invitation letter to his May 9th Declaration of Presidential Interest,

Wednesday, May 5, 2022

Dear Distinguished Fellow Citizen,

AN INVITATION TO THE OFFICIAL DECLARATION OF ‘TUNDE BAKARE’S INTENTION TO CONTEST FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE PLATFORM OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC)

 

Having been privileged to serve Nigeria in various nation building capacities, I intend to take a step further in the service of our beloved country and of you, her worthy citizens, by running for the Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It is with utmost humility, therefore, that I write to formally inform you distinguished citizens of our nation, elder statesmen and stateswomen, political leaders, traditional leaders, overseers of religious establishments, members of civil society, policy makers, students, public servants from the national and sub-national levels of government, stakeholders from the private sector, the intelligentsia, opinion moulders, thought leaders from various institutions of knowledge, and every Nigerian, home and abroad – of my intention to contest.

Propelled by the desire to rebuild Nigeria into a nation that works for every Nigerian, I have, in the past, engaged the political process as running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2011 presidential elections under the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), and subsequently as the founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who moved the motion for the merger that produced the APC. I have also served as a leader in the civic space as the Convener of Save Nigeria Group (SNG), a coalition of civil society groups that facilitated the rightful recognition of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, first as Acting President, and then as substantive president, through a grassroots people movement and high-level advocacy.

In 2014, it was my privilege to be selected as a Southwest Delegate to the National Conference, where I proposed “The Nigerian Charter for National Reconciliation and Integration” that was unanimously adopted and incorporated into the final report.

Furthermore, I have been actively involved in awakening collective citizen ownership through the pulpit as the founding Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC), formerly known as The Latter Rain Assembly. I have, in addition, contributed to engendering social, political and economic shifts in Nigeria through propositional platforms, including through such initiatives as the New Nigeria Dialogues, the inaugural event of a think-tank I founded in 2009. I have also provided pro bono advisory services to government

institutions through key policy inputs, while fostering coalition-building across divides, in addition to building thriving businesses in diverse sectors. I have remained committed to harnessing my local and international networks, platforms and resources towards the emergence of the New Nigeria.


As I offer myself to serve you and to work with you towards the peace, progress and prosperity of Nigeria, as well as the realisation of the enormous possibilities of a great nation in this decade, it would be a great privilege to welcome you as my special guest on the occasion of the formal declaration of intent.

Kindly see below the event details:

Date: Monday, May 9, 2022

Venue: Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua Centre, Central Business District, Abuja

Time: 10.00 a.m.

Please, join me on this day as we make history together.

May God bless you as you join me and my family, as well as our teeming supporters across the nation, in prayers for the success of the declaration event, the party primaries, and the 2023 general elections

Yours in the service of God and country.

‘Tunde Bakare

Former Vice-Presidential Candidate (CPC, 2011)

Convener, Save Nigeria Group (SNG)

 

 

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Breaking News, Nigerian Air Force Jet Bombs Katsina Village Accidentally Killing Scores

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It was a black Wednesday as a fighter jet operated by the Nigerian Air Force bombed Kunkuna village in the Safana Local Government Area of ​​Katsina State, killing unspecified number of villagers.

The details of the incident are still sketchy, it was learnt that the pilots of the military jet “accidentally” hit the wrong coordinates while targeting a camp belonging to bandits in the area.
“A military jet earlier today dropped airstrikes on Kunkuna Village in Safana Local Government Area of ​​Katsina State. We cannot confirm the number of casualties now,” a source said.

SaharaReporters called Edward Gabkwet, Air Force spokesman but the calls were not answered nor returned.
On Tuesday, terrorists attacked an advance team in the convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina.
Villagers in the past have reported some civilian casualties in aerial bombardments in Northeastern Nigeria.
In 2020, a military jet deployed to repel an attack by Boko Haram dropped a bomb that landed in a compound where civilians were having child christening.
A fighter jet also on a mission against Boko Haram extremists in April 2021 mistakenly bombed men of the Nigerian Army, killing over 20 officers.
The soldiers who were reinforced from Ngandu village were said to be on their way to Mainok, headquarters of the Kaga Local Government Area of Borno state which was under attack by militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād.
Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and freed last year also said three of their classmates were killed by Air Force bombardments.
In June 2021, an offensive aerial bombardment of the NAF Alpha jet carried out around Genu town in Niger State resulted in the killing of some wedding guests.
In September 2021, about 10 villagers were killed after a military jet bombed a village in the Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State.
A few days later, an Air Force jet dropped a bomb on a Nigerian community in the Lake Chad region.
In February 2022, an airstrike by the Nigerian Air Force targeting bandits killed seven children and wounded five others by mistake in the Niger Republic.

Source Sahara Reporters

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President Muhammadu inspecting burnt Kuje prison

Today President Muhammadu Buhari have visited the scene of the attack by terrorist at the Kuje prison in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.

 

President went round the facility that was attacked, in company of some members of his cabinet and top security Chiefs.

Burnt vehicles at Kuje prison

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Breaking, Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad Resigns Amidst Corruption Allegations

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Justice Tanko Muhammad, Chief  justice of Nigeria has resigned, according to Channels Television today Monday.

The Source told Channels Television that Justice Muhammad resigned on Sunday night, citing ill-health as the reason for his decision.

Information also has it that arrangements are ongoing to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

According to reports, a formal announcement will be made shortly.

Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Muhammad was seriously ill.

It would be recalled that last week, 14 justices of the Supreme Court had written him a letter to lament the decrepit state of affairs in the apex court.

This is a story just unfolding as there will be updates later..

Source: Channels TV

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