Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano state, says Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Rabiu Kwankwaso, also a former governor of Kano, contributed to his exit from the opposition party.Shekarau joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, a day after Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the APC, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, met [...]

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    Kwankwaso’s supporters under attack for posting doctored video of Shekarau’s defection to APC

Kwankwaso’s supporters under attack for posting doctored video of Shekarau’s defection to APC

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, concluded his defection process from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday.The two-term governor of Kano hosted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, at his residence.Hours after he defected to the APC, a video went viral showing a crowd [...]

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    Shekarau meets Oshiomhole, Ganduje, confirms exit from PDP

Shekarau meets Oshiomhole, Ganduje, confirms exit from PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, has confirmed his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).On Tuesday, Sule Ya’u Sule, spokesman of the former governor, had said discussions were at a conclusive stage on the return of his principal to the All Progressives Congress (APC).He left the APC in 2014.Sule said the move was triggered by the dissolution of [...]

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    Ex-Kano gov Shekarau dumps PDP after four years, heading back to APC

Ex-Kano gov Shekarau dumps PDP after four years, heading back to APC

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano, has left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Shekarau joined PDP in 2014, citing "a lack of transparency and accountability" in the All Progressive Congress (APC).Sule Ya’u Sule, spokesman of the former governor, on Tuesday said discussions have almost being concluded ahead of his return to the ruling party.Shekarau's spokesman made the disclosure while speaking on [...]

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    Sanusi to herdsmen: Obey anti-grazing law

Sanusi to herdsmen: Obey anti-grazing law

Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says herdsmen should obey the anti-open grazing law in the states where it has been enacted.Sanusi said this on Monday while speaking at a meeting with Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, security agencies and interest groups, in the Ado-Ekiti.The emir was represented by Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano who said his mission [...]

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    Shekarau shelves plan to sue police over documents ‘linking’ him to murder

Shekarau shelves plan to sue police over documents ‘linking’ him to murder

Ibrahim Shekarau, former Kano state governor, has shelved his planned suit against the Nigeria police, which had claimed they recovered documents purportedly linking him to the murder of Jaafar Adam, an Islamic cleric.In April, the police raided the Abuja residence of Danjuma Goje, a senator from Gombe state, claiming that they recovered some monies and some incriminating items, including documents [...]

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    Shekarau threatens to sue IGP over document ‘linking him to assassination’

Shekarau threatens to sue IGP over document ‘linking him to assassination’

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano state, has threatened to sue Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), over a document accusing him of plotting the assassination of one Sheikh Jafaru.The said document was found in the house of Danjuma Goje, senator representing Gombe central, after the police raided it.In a letter addressed to the IGP, Shekarau said the police [...]

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    I’m a strong advocate of anti-corruption fight, says Shekarau

I’m a strong advocate of anti-corruption fight, says Shekarau

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, has declared that he is an ardent supporter of the anti-corruption efforts of the federal government.The former minister of education lauded the anti-corruption fight by President Muhammadu Buhari while speaking with journalists in Sokoto on Monday."The efforts by the president to fight corruption in all its ramifications is good for Nigeria. Anybody, who [...]

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    Shekarau: I’m ready to spend 10 years in custody

Shekarau: I’m ready to spend 10 years in custody

Ibrahim Shekarau, two-time governor of Kano state, says he is ready to “spend the next 10 years in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) if the need arises.Reacting to his arrest by the commission, Shekarau, who served as minister of education under the immediate past administration, said he would go any length to prove his innocence.Operatives [...]

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    FG upgrades 4 colleges of education to varsities

FG upgrades 4 colleges of education to varsities

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved the upgrade of four federal colleges of education to the status of universities of education.Ibrahim Shekarau, the minister of education, made this known in Abuja on Wednesday when he was briefing state house correspondents after the weekly FEC meeting.He listed the institutions as: Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo; Federal College of Education, Zaria; [...]

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    Shekarau: Release of Chibok schoolgirls next

Shekarau: Release of Chibok schoolgirls next

Ibrahim Shekarau, minister of education, has lauded the federal government's ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram, saying the release of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls should be the focus.Speaking through Nnamdi Olebara, his special adviser on media, Shekarau said the agreement would restore normalcy in the education sector in the affected states.Alex Badeh, the chief of defence staff, announced the ceasefire agreement [...]

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    Emotions as WAEC releases Chibok girls’ results

Emotions as WAEC releases Chibok girls’ results

It was a moment of emotions on Monday as minister of education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, announced that he was in possession of the O'Level results of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram on the night of April 14, 2014.It was  case of what might have been, as some of the girls are already presumed dead and there is yet no hope [...]

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    Ebola: FG picks Sept 22 resumption for schools

Ebola: FG picks Sept 22 resumption for schools

The federal government has directed all public and private primary and secondary schools in the country to resume academic activities on September 22.The government had earlier postponed the date to October 13 to prevent massive spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).It subsequently expressed happiness with the progress made in containing the virus, and minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu would then give [...]

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    Polytechnic lecturers suspend 10-month strike

Polytechnic lecturers suspend 10-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has called off the industrial action it embarked upon in October 2013.At the time, ASUP hinged its strike on 13 demands that the government had to meet for its members to return to work.The demands were: a re-construction of the governing councils of federal polytechnics dissolved by the government in 2010, the migration of the lower cadres [...]

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    Shekarau is new minister of education

Shekarau is new minister of education

Former governor of Kano state Ibrahim Shekarau has been sworn in as the minister of education.He takes over from Professor Ruqqayatu Rufai, who was removed last year, with Mr. Nyesom Wike, the minister of state for education, acting as supervising minister since then.Shekarau, who was governor of Kano State from 2003 to 2011, recently left the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    The other side of the Boko Haram conspiracy theory

The other side of the Boko Haram conspiracy theory

By Alhazai Baban-SumayyaWhen one is in a sticky situation, there are no shortages of options for seeking inspiration and solace. In a society like ours which no one will lose his capital to fire or burglary without blaming adversaries in the village, or a lady won’t have a miscarriage without finding a scapegoat in her husband’s ex, nothing dilutes the [...]

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