Tinubu/Shettima’s Muslim-Muslim Ticket Is Demonic – Babachir Lawal

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has said the adoption of the same faith ticket by the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC)  is targeted to create further division in the north. In an interview with ARISE TV on Wednesday, Lawal said all well-meaning Nigerians should not allow it to succeed. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had released its final list of prospective presidential and national assembly candidates for the 2023 general election just hours before he made his statement. The APC presidential…

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Babachir Lawal, Dogara Meet With Wike ‘For Inclusive Nigeria(pictures) .

The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Saturday met with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The visit comes one day after both members of the All Progressives Congress spearhead a northern Christian gathering to formally reject the Muslim-Muslim ticket of their party. Governor Wike on Friday also spoke vehemently about some misgivings in his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party.   Read Also : Nyesom Wike finally opens up, labels Atiku a Liar The visitors,…

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2023: Tinubu’s Muslim-Muslim Ticket Is ‘A Disastrous Error, Dead On Arrival’ – Babachir Lawal

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has faulted the announcement of a Muslim-Muslim ticket by the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Lawal, in a note he personally signed on Tuesday, described the decision as a “disastrous error.” Mr Tinubu on Sunday had announced former Borno State Governor, Kassim Shettima, as his running mate in the 2023 presidential election. Both men are Muslims. Mr Lawal, who backed Tinubu during the APC presidential primaries, said the choice of Mr Shettima was a sign…

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Just In : EFCC Detains Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, for alleged fraud to the tune of N223m, The PUNCH can confirm. It was learnt that Lawal arrived at the Abuja office of the EFCC around 11am on Wednesday after which he was detained. When contacted on the telephone, the acting Spokesman for the EFCC, Mr. Samin Amaddin, confirmed Lawal’s arrest to our correspondent. Details later…

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