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Tinubu Running Mate For Buhari In 2019?

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14 months to the next presidential election, APC leader has addressed indications that the ruling All Progressives Congress may have President Muhammadu Buhari-Asiwaju Bola Tinubu ticket.

In a statement released on Wednesday by The Tinubu Media Office, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said his endorsement of Professor Yemi Osinbajo as President Muhammadu Buhari’s deputy remains unchanged.
The former Lagos State governor who was reacting to a report that President Buhari may pick him as running mate in the 2019 presidential election if he contests, said just as he supported Osinbajo to be Buhari’s running mate in 2015, he still stands for that as the duo have been doing a good job in running the country.
According to Daily Sun, Tinubu noted that he and the people of the South West “have absolute confidence and are exceedingly proud of the excellent job Prof Osinbajo is doing as vice president of Nigeria.”
Insinuating that he has no interest in being vice president, Tinubu said: “Contrary to the impression the story seeks to create, Asiwaju’s politics is not that of unbridled personal ambition for selfish interest. When at some point in the build up to the 2015 election, president Buhari offered him the vice presidential ticket, Tinubu gratefully and publicly thanked the president.
 
“When it turned out that such an offer would not be in the interest of the party and would play into the hands of enemies of change, Asiwaju unreservedly and passionately threw his support behind Osinbajo, as the best man for the job. His opinion has not changed. Indeed, his confidence and belief in Osinbajo has been amply justified by the latter’s sterling performance in office.”
Tinubu restated his statement while endorsing Osinbajo on December 17, 2014: “After all, the political calculations are made and the dust of competition has settled, it must be this nation and its people who stand first and foremost.
 
“The question becomes whether we stand strong, able to shape ourselves into our best future or will we stand frail and trembling, burdened by the abject failure to surmount the multiple problems confronting us…For me, political ambition will never triumph over patriotic conviction. This delicate moment affords no space for emotion to intrude to blind us from what is best.
 
“The APC is the best and only vehicle to enact the progressive and broad change this nation cries for. I eagerly lend myself to this fine cause without me having to be on the ticket. This is a time for cohesion and an overriding sense of mission. We must defeat the foe before us and resist all temptations intended to entice us to fight among ourselves.’ As it was then, so it remains today.”
Tinubu said there is no way Osinbajo would consider returning to full church work, against contesting with Buhari for a second term “without as much as discussing such a sensitive issue with his party and with Asiwaju Tinubu,”and added: “In any case, is this story not entirely unwarranted and indefensible as the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket has an electoral mandate of four years out of which it has spent only over two years and a half years?”
 
He said the insinuation on change of VP in 2019 was “an attempt to distract the APC-led Federal Government from the yeoman’s job it has been doing in rescuing the country from the deep rooted socio-economic, political, security and moral mess inherited from the PDP’s 16 years misrule of Nigeria, instigate crisis within the party, stoke dangerous embers of religious disaffection within the party and the country generally and stem the remarkable progress being made in the reinvention and revitalisation of Nigeria.”
 
According to the former governor, he has confidence and faith in both President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo, “who have been working hard harmoniously in offering inspirational leadership to Nigeria at a most critical period in her history.”
He added: “The hemorrhaging of the national economy, through the wanton and unprecedented corruption that obtained before the advent of the APC-led federal government has been stanched.”
Praising the Buhari government, Tinubu said there is now “greater sanity, accountability and transparency in the management of the country’s finances. The Boko Haram insurgency has been substantially contained. We should not allow ourselves to be derailed from the job we are effectively undertaking in fulfilling our campaign promises anchored on the tripod of containing insecurity, taming the scourge of corruption and resuscitating the economy.”
 
He vowed not to support any attempt to distract Buhari and Osinbajo and insisted the vice president has done well in office.
 
“Here is a man of the highest integrity, moral rectitude, amazing humility, high intellect and unimpeachable credibility. Here is a man of fierce loyalty and absolute trustworthiness who will never do anything in word, thought or deed to undermine his boss.
“His unquestionable dependability and indisputable fidelity to his oath of office was demonstrated beyond question by his honourable conduct during the President’s medical vacation. Asiwaju Tinubu and the people of the South West have absolute confidence and are exceedingly proud of the excellent job Professor Osinbajo is doing as Vice President of Nigeria,” the former Lagos state governor said.
Tinubu also denied the existence of a rift with Buhari. “We challenge the media to provide any evidence where Tinubu has ever complained of any grouse against Buhari. As Asiwaju had cause to point out recently, having been elected president, Buhari had to be given the space to run his government.
 
“There have always been and always will be channels of communication between Tinubu and Buhari as members of the same party. Their interaction must not necessarily always be conducted in the public space.”

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“Call me evil names, idolator, juju worshipper, God is the final judge of all our actions” – Nigerian man who publicly denounced Christianity says

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Bodmas Prince Kemepadei from Bayelsa State, who publicly denounced his Christianity and accepted the Egbesu worship, said people can call him evil names but God is the final judge of all our actions.

Recall that the Niger Delta University graduate took to Facebook on Tuesday, November 24, to announce the denounciation and reaffirm his obeisance to Egbesu deity, saying that he has realized that that he was duped by foreign myths. Here

Taking to Facebook on Saturday night, Kemepadei said Christians have continued to allow religious entrepreneurs to mislead them.

His post below:

John 4:21-24

Jesus said, the time has come when you don’t have to worship God in the mountains nor the synagogue for God is a Spirit: and they that worship God must worship in spirit and in truth.

If you like continue to allow religious entrepreneurs to mislead you and enrich themselves, we will all be judged according to our deeds and not according to our beliefs.

God does not live in religious homes, your everyday prayer and fasting without application of good conduct is self deceit.

Call me all manner of Evil names, call me a juju worshiper, call me an idolator, but God is the final judge of all our actions, and in the end, it is our actions that will determine our position with God.

– Apostle Bodmas Prince Kemepadei

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Why I love Erica more than other housemates – Kiddwaya opens up

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Former Big Brother Naija housemate and billionaire son, Kiddwaya has revealed why he loves Erica more than other housemates.

During a conversation with Salone housemates in Sierra Leone, the young Nigerian entrepreneur was asked why he loves Erica and bonded with her more than other housemates in Big Brother’s house.

Kiddwaya, in his response, said that he loves Erica because of her confidence, especially when she wears her clothes.

According to Kiddwaya, Erica dresses with so much confidence, no matter what she wears.

Erica interrupting his speech however, said it is not about the dress but the person wearing the dress.

Watch the video below;

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Tacha reconciles with her boyfriend, King Ladi

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Tacha, whose full name is Anita Natacha Akide, has finally reconciled with her boyfriend, King Ladi.

The Entrepreneur and instagram influencer, gave a hint to their reconciliation in a quoted tweet she made on Saturday, November 28.

She also shared a screenshot via her Instagram story which is believed to be a conversation she had with him.

The revelation was made after Tacha took to Twitter and posted a good morning tweet for her followers.

Sequel to her good morning tweet, a fan of hers to to her reply section and asked her if she slept well.

Responding to her tweet, Tacha said didn’t but hopes to sleep well in King Ladi’s arms the following night.

Recall Tacha had revealed to Nigerian OAP, Toke Makinwa during a Vlog session with her on her “Toke Moments” Youtube channel that she had taken a break from her relationship with Ladi.

According to her, she decided to bring the relationship to a halt because she wasn’t getting the needed or desired attention from Ladi – her man.

However, in a quoted tweet dated Saturday, November 28, Tacha has now hinted that they are back together and the news of her reconciliation with her lover has got her fans, the Titans very excited.

Refer to the old video of Tacha’s interview with Toke Makinwa when disclosed she paused her relationship with Ladi below;

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