Wike: We Are Not at War with FG over Tax Collection Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, said at the weekend that the state was not at war with the federal government or any of its agencies. The clarification followed insinuations in some quarters about hostility between the two tiers of government in the wake of the legal dispute over who is authorised to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) in the state.
Former senator representing Kaduna Central Federal Constituency, Honorabe Shehu Sani, expressed his opinion regarding the controversial debate about power rotation. This is on the backdrop of the recent visit paid to the president by Pastor Tunde Bakare, where he reportedly said that power rotation is 'immature' and the focus should be on competence.
This joke called democracy is more bitchy than our perpetual bewilderment. Its takes it or leave it scenario, but leaving it compounds our predicament. Strategy is the key in politics, not threats, not war. But some people who don't know how to play the game wait for the next puerile threat.
Why Pst. Bakare Is Right To Say That Anyone That Wants To Be President Must Negotiate With The North
The General Overseer and Senior Pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare has stated that anyone who wants to lead the country must negotiate with the northern region of Nigeria. The well-known Pastor who was President Buhari's running mate in 2011 stated this in an interview with ThisDay newspaper.
For over some months now, some prominent Nigerian men who criticized and rejected the governance of President Muhammadu Buhari have been taking a U-turn to seek his acquaintance after many days/years of dispute. Without much ado, this article will be showing you two prominent Nigerian men who recently became acquainted with president Buhari after rejecting and criticizing his government.
Opinion: Bakare Visiting PMB 82 Days After He Vowed Not To; And Why We Shouldn't Die Fighting Political War
Tunde Bakare, the Senior Pastor of Citadel Global Community Church, visited President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Villa on Friday afternoon. The Christian cleric who had vowed never to visit President Muhammadu Buhari ate his words on Friday. Recall that Pastor Bakare spitfire in his State of the Nation address on July 25, 82 days ago, condemned President Muhammadu Buhari's administration and vowed never to return to the Daura-born ex-military general.
The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare has expressed his doubt over the North's willingness to cede power to any other region come 2023. Bakare, who made this known during a chat with ThisDay, said anyone who wants to lead Nigeria beyond 2023 must negotiate with the political elites in the Northern region, adding that they have a way of 'giving you the crown but holding the sceptre'.
The debate regarding the level of influence the power brokers in the North has over Nigeria has continued to generate a lot of reactions among Nigerians, most especially in times like this when the 2023 general elections is no longer far away. A lot of people believe that as it stands, Northern Nigeria has a lot of influence on the outcomes of election in the country.
Primate Elijah Ayodele, the Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has on Saturday, October 16,2021, condemned Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Citadel Global Community Church over his comments on contesting for president in the 2023 general elections. The INRI Leader therefore advised Pastor Bakare to face his missionary work and stop mismanaging the grace of God upon his life.
The meeting between Mr Tunde Bakare and President Muhammadu Buhari should be the beginning of Bakare's moves towards achieving his ambition. He can visit two other top politicians as he continues to struggle for the top seat in the country. Mr. Tunde Bakare has indicated that he would contest for the seat of the president.
(Photo Credit: Daily Post) According to a report gathered, on Daily Post, popular Nigerian clergy, Pastor Tunde Bakare was received in Aso Villa in Abuja, on Friday, October 15, 2021. The news, of the visit, was disclosed on the social media handle, of the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.
Bakare visited President Buhari in Aso Rock just days after he announced the launch of a new movement to find solutions to Nigeria's crisis. Femi Adesina, the president's spokesman, posted photos of the president with the senior pastor of Citadel Global Community Church on Facebook.
Pastor Tunde Bakare, the founder of Citadel Global Community Church (previously known as Latter Rain Assembly), visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock on Friday, October 15, 2021. Bakare, who ran as Buhari's running mate in 2011 on the Congress for Progressive Change platform, met with the President in his office at 12 p.m. on Friday.
2 Things Pastor Bakare Suggested About Power Rotation After His Close Door Meeting With President Buhari
Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Founder and General Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church has joined millions of Nigerians to make his position known about the next presidential election scheduled for 2023. But the man of God did not seem to key into the same idea of many Nigerians about the zoning of presidency that has been a major topic of discussion in the media in the last few weeks.
The Founder and General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare was in Aso Rock for a courtesy visit to president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. His presence at the villa mainly bothered on the uproar that has engulfed the nation's political space over the forthcoming 2023 general election.
Pastor Tunde is one of the fearless and fiercest critic of President Muhammad Buhari. However, the visit of the clergyman to Ask Rock came as a surprise to some and to others, they feel it is one of the prophecy of the Pastor that is materialising. In this article, I will be sharing two things which Pastor Tunde Bakare could have discussed with the number one man in Nigeria.
The serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has given only hints about his discussion with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, October 15 . Pastor Bakare, who in a video noted that his talk with President Buhari is a secret between them explained that nothing stops him from contesting in the 2023 presidential election.
It was reported that pastor Tunde Bakare, the founder of Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as latter Rain Assembly, paid a visit to president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in the presidential villa in Aso rock. Despite the fact that he never revealed what his meeting agenda with president Muhammadu Buhari was, he however, released a statement after the visit where he revealed his intentions of running for the 2023 presidential elections, by saying that he would contest if God and Nigerians ask him to.
The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Apostle Elijah Ayodele has finally reacted to the senior pastor and founder of Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare's quest to run for Nigeria's 2023 presidential election. Speaking on the statement made by the pastor who recently went on a courtesy visit to President Buhari, Primate Ayodele shunned the man of God's quest to become Nigeria's president and asked him to face his missionary work.
Tunde Bakare, the founder of Citadel Global Community Church, has stated that he will not rule out running for President in 2023. He disclosed this following a private visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday, while fielding questions from State House media.