Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag "Rabi’u Kwankwaso"

    Four governors attend wedding of Matawalle’s daughter

Four governors attend wedding of Matawalle’s daughter

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    EXCLUSIVE: Ganduje moves to remove Sanusi as emir of Kano

EXCLUSIVE: Ganduje moves to remove Sanusi as emir of Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has relaunched moves to remove Muhammad Sanusi II as the emir of Kano, TheCable can report.On Monday, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission reopened investigation into the expenditure of the state emirate council under Sanusi II.Also at Monday's plenary of the house of assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, the speaker, read a letter [...]

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    PDP will take over Kano, says Kwankwaso

PDP will take over Kano, says Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of Kano state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday supplementary election in the state.Kwankwaso spoke through Binta Spikin, his media aide.“Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso hereby calls on the people of Kano, cutting across political divides, to conduct themselves peacefully during the oncoming re-run election while voting for the candidate of their choice,” Spikin [...]

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    Kwankwaso: Kano rerun will determine INEC’s credibility

Kwankwaso: Kano rerun will determine INEC’s credibility

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, says Saturday supplementary election in Kano will determine the credibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Kwankwaso spoke during an interview with BBC Hausa service, monitored by NAN."INEC’s credibility or otherwise will be assessed by the way and manner it will conduct the Kano state re-run election come March 23," Kwankwaso was quoted [...]

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    Kwankwaso’s father endorses Ganduje’s reelection bid

Kwankwaso’s father endorses Ganduje’s reelection bid

Musa Kwankwaso, father of Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, has expressed support for Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, who is seeking reelection.According to Daily Trust, the lawmaker's father said this when the governor visited him during his campaign tour.Kwankwaso, who is the district head of Madobi local government area, reportedly commended Ganduje for the "good work" he has [...]

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    Kwankwaso: If I win PDP ticket, I’ll easily beat Buhari

Kwankwaso: If I win PDP ticket, I’ll easily beat Buhari

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former Kano governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, says he will "easily beat President Muhamadu Buhari" if given his party’s ticket in 2019.Kwankwaso, who spoke on Thursday in Jos during a consultation visit to the north-central state, said that he has the electoral value to wrestle power from the APC."I come from a state which has [...]

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    Kwankwaso: Why I want my son-in-law to govern Kano

Kwankwaso: Why I want my son-in-law to govern Kano

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, says he wants Abba Yusuf (pictured left), his son-in-law, to succeed Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor, because Yusuf performed well when he served as a commissioner under him.Kwankwaso, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this when he quietly visited Kano on Monday.The camp of the presidential aspirant has been [...]

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    ‘He’s not weak’ — Kwankwaso’s aide tackles Buhari

‘He’s not weak’ — Kwankwaso’s aide tackles Buhari

Binta Sipikin, spokeswoman of Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, says her principal is not weak.Sipikin said this in reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari's statement that defectors are weak and selfish.On Tuesday, Buhari said those who defected from the APC could not align with the vision of his administration.Kwankwaso left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

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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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    APC: Don’t drag us into Kwankwaso’s inability to use Eagle Square

APC: Don’t drag us into Kwankwaso’s inability to use Eagle Square

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says attempts to link the party to the inability of Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, to use the Eagle Square for his presidential declaration is "mischievous".Kwankwaso, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was denied access to the Eagle Square after he had paid N2.2 million for the use of the [...]

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    Kwankwaso: Medical tourism is first choice of our leaders — I offer positive change

Kwankwaso: Medical tourism is first choice of our leaders — I offer positive change

Rabiu Kwankwaso, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, says medical tourism has become the first choice of Nigeria's leaders.Speaking at the declaration of his presidential ambition in Abuja on Wednesday, Kwankwaso said if elected, his government would ensure that the health sector is reformed.The senator representing Kano central said his main goal is to provide affordable healthcare services."Now that medical [...]

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    PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Kwankwaso declares for president

PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Kwankwaso declares for president

Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, has declared his intention to contest for president on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Kwankwaso made the announcement on Wednesday at Chida Hotel in Jabi, Abuja.During his speech, the former Kano governor said: "As a custodian of your culture, heritage and history and also creating confidence in all Nigerians across the states, [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari used Eagle Square to declare for president — denying Kwankwaso unfortunate

Atiku: Buhari used Eagle Square to declare for president — denying Kwankwaso unfortunate

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice-President, says denying Rabiu Kwankwaso, ex-governor of Kano, the use of Eagle Square for the declaration of his presidential ambition is "unfortunate".In a tweet on Wednesday, Atiku condemned the "last-minute cancellation" of the approval granted to Kwankwaso.He said President Muhammadu Buhari used the same premises for his presidential declaration in 2014 during a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) [...]

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    Eagle Square belongs to all of us, says Saraki on Kwankwaso’s declaration drama

Eagle Square belongs to all of us, says Saraki on Kwankwaso’s declaration drama

Senate President Bukola Saraki has condemned the refusal to allow Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, use Eagle Square to make the declaration of his presidential ambition.He said the move sends a wrong message about the country’s democracy.Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser on media and publicity to the senate president, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.The senate president said [...]

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    Ex-Kano dep gov: It will be a miracle for Ganduje to be re-elected

Ex-Kano dep gov: It will be a miracle for Ganduje to be re-elected

Hafiz Abubakar, former deputy governor of Kano state, says it will be a miracle for Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, to be re-elected in 2019.Abubakar resigned his position last week and left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a letter to Ganduje, he explained that he quit his position because of “irreconcilable differences” between [...]

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    Kwankwaso, Melaye lead defection of senators to PDP

Kwankwaso, Melaye lead defection of senators to PDP

Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, and Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the All Progressives Congress (APC).Melaye and Kwankwaso were among the 15 senators who announced their defection on Tuesday.The notice of defection was contained in a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the upper [...]

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