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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: TINUBU Family of Lagos dissociates from APC Presidential Candidate: ‘ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU IS NOT A Biological Member of our Family, No genealogical relationship with us, Only Name Dropping’ *Tell-all in a family book launch entitled, “Onijumu Wura; the Tinubu dynasty of Kakawa Street” *Insist: ‘Bola Tinubu is from Iragbiji in Osun State, not from Lagos State’ *“All members that bear our last name must have a biological relationship with the cleric, the late Alfa Muhammed Bugara Tinubu”-Book author, Rafiu Babatunde Tinubu, former Head of Service in Lagos state *BY ADEKEMI ADEYEMI/HISTORICAL Writer, Lagos

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: TINUBU Family of Lagos dissociates from APC Presidential Candidate: ‘ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU IS NOT A Biological Member of our Family, No genealogical relationship with us, Only Name Dropping’ *Tell-all in...

NO RESPONSE TO BLACKMAIL: WE can tell you Tokunbo Afikuyomi falsified TINUBU’S academic credentials to INEC, says Campaign Headquarters … recent primary, secondary school certificate forgery stemmed from the error made in the 1999 incident, now resurfacing ahead of the 2023 presidential elections *“Mr Afikuyomi, a former senator, admitted he mistakenly filled the governorship nomination forms for Mr Tinubu in 1999 and, therefore, was responsible for the false claims before a Lagos parliamentary panel that probed the counterfeit academic records” *“Asiwaju was exonerated in the House of Assembly’s report because Afikuyomi said he filled the form on his behalf then”- campaign spokesman, Bayo Onanuga *BY ANAYO IKEMBA/POLITICAL Correspondent, Lagos

NO RESPONSE TO BLACKMAIL: WE can tell you Tokunbo Afikuyomi falsified TINUBU’S academic credentials to INEC, says Campaign Headquarters … recent primary, secondary school certificate forgery stemmed from the error made in the 1999 incident,...

I am Not Ashamed, I wear my ‘Zero Votes’ with confidence, says TUNDE Bakare … I lost the APC presidential primaries as a badge of zero tolerance for a certain kind of politics *‘A New Nigeria is possible, I have already congratulated the party’s presidential flag bearer, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, I am ready to work with him’ *BY SAM AMAECHI/RELIGIOUS Correspondent, Lagos

I am Not Ashamed, I wear my ‘Zero Votes’ with confidence, says TUNDE Bakare … I lost the APC presidential primaries as a badge of zero tolerance for a certain kind of politics *‘A New Nigeria is possible, I have already congratulated...

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed TINUBU, ‘Jagaban B’orgu’ will win 2023 Presidential Election-WASIU Ayinde Marshal, The Mayegun of Yorubaland, Oluaye of Fuji … Our ultimate goal is to retain the tenancy of Aso Rock *“I have nursed the dream for a long time that my leader Akanbi Olodoode, an institutionalist, leaders’ builder will someday become the President of Nigeria. Akanbi, the real battle is ahead and insha Allah, victory will be our song come March 2023” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed TINUBU, ‘Jagaban B’orgu’ will win 2023 Presidential Election-WASIU Ayinde Marshal, The Mayegun of Yorubaland, Oluaye of Fuji … Our ultimate goal is to retain the tenancy of Aso Rock *“I have nursed the dream for...

I will single handedly defeat ATIKU, former Vice-President any day any time-TUNDE BAKARE … only if the delegates vote me as APC Presidential flag bearer *‘We will assemble the best, brightest and fittest from within the country, north and south, and from outside of the country, those in the diaspora to usher in a new Nigeria where every sector is working’ *“The time has come for us to raise the foundation of many generations, to restore our path and ensure that our nation becomes great again” *BY TOPE ADELABU/POLITICAL Reporter, Abuja

I will single handedly defeat ATIKU, former Vice-President any day any time-TUNDE BAKARE … only if the delegates vote me as APC Presidential flag bearer   *‘We will assemble the best, brightest and fittest from within the country, north...

2023: I am the BEST to become Nigeria President, I eat ‘garri’ three times a day, Amaechi tells delegates …I am more experienced than any presidential aspirant due to my poor background *‘I have served as Speaker, Governor, Minister, and Director-General of two successful presidential campaigns’ *“When everybody was fighting me, saying ‘he’s supporting a northern candidate, he’s supporting a Hausa/Fulani candidate, I remained steadfast that I was supporting a Nigerian candidate. Now it’s your turn to support me” *BY ANDREW IMADE/POLITICAL Correspondent, Niger State

2023: I am the BEST to become Nigeria President, I eat ‘garri’ three times a day, Amaechi tells delegates …I am more experienced than any presidential aspirant due to my poor background *‘I have served as Speaker, Governor, Minister,...

Elect Me as Nigeria President, I Swear I will Relocate to Sambisa Forest and put an END to BOKO HARAM in Nigeria within SIX MONTHS-Al-Mustapha, former chief of staff to late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha … would overhaul the military within that period of six months, which is going to be a painful exercise but necessary in order to restore the glory of the Nigerian soldiers the way they were known before *“If it is not possible to defeat terrorists in six months, I will demote all these senior officers and send them home, they will be prosecuted and must return the money given to them because I will probe them” *BY HUSMAN AHMED/POLITICAL Reporter

Elect Me as Nigeria President, I Swear I will Relocate to Sambisa Forest and put an END to BOKO HARAM in Nigeria within SIX MONTHS-Al-Mustapha, former chief of staff to late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha … would overhaul the...

I am destined for Aso Rock as NIGERIA President, Not ready to retire from politics-Asiwaju BOLA Ahmed Tinubu, APC presidential aspirant & national leader …I will tackle corruption on all fronts and ensure peaceful coexistence of Nigerians *“I am assuring Nigerians that I will govern with all my strength. Together, we will work with you to reverse the trend of corruption. There are elements of division but our commitment to Nigeria is for peaceful coexistence to build up and demonstrate unity and live together in peace and harmony. I have the experience, knowledge and profound acumen to navigate Nigeria into the most successful country in the world. I am a man of my words. I practice what I preach” *BY RILWAN OMAR/POLITICAL Reporter, Benue State

I am destined for Aso Rock as NIGERIA President, Not ready to retire from politics-Asiwaju BOLA Ahmed Tinubu, APC presidential aspirant & national leader …I will tackle corruption on all fronts and ensure peaceful coexistence of Nigerians *“I...

I Will Not Extend My Tenure, Will Hand Over by May 29 next year, BUHARI assures Nigerians … ‘I will hand power and privilege of serving the people of Nigeria to whomever Nigerians choose through free, fair and credible elections’ *“Security has been at the core of my administration. Boko Haram has been forced back from controlling whole swathes of this country, Internally Displaced Persons are now returning to rebuild their communities. Our achievements have been accomplished through the bravery and determination of the Nigerian armed forces and the fortitude of the people of our nation” *“Chief Clarke, a very well-respected elder, may be sincere in his wish for the President to extend his term by six months. We wish to categorically restate that the President will step down on May 29, 2023, after serving two terms-as per the Constitution”-Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity * BY YENI ILISU/POLITICAL REPORTER, Abuja

I Will Not Extend My Tenure, Will Hand Over by May 29 next year, BUHARI assures Nigerians … ‘I will hand power and privilege of serving the people of Nigeria to whomever Nigerians choose through free, fair and credible elections’ *“Security...

GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: Esan Group set Guidelines to Regulate Political Behavior, Demand Agro Based Industries in Edo State …attract political leaders in Edo North, South *Decry pervading disinformation on Esan demography, *Prefers new inclusive Edo State Run On Fairness, Equity, Justice *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: Esan Group set Guidelines to Regulate Political Behavior, Demand Agro Based Industries in Edo State …attract political leaders in Edo North, South *Decry pervading disinformation on Esan demography,  *Prefers new...