Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Rabi’u Kwankwaso"

    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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    After meeting with Atiku, Kwankwaso visits Fayose — is defection on the horizon?

After meeting with Atiku, Kwankwaso visits Fayose — is defection on the horizon?

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, met with Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, in Ado Ekiti on Monday.A statement from Idowu Adelusi, Fayose's chief press secretary, quoted both men as advocating for a peaceful conduct of the July 14 governorship election in the state.Details of what was discussed during the meeting were not revealed but the development comes three days [...]

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    Senator tackles Misau over Kwankwaso, Ganduje feud

Senator tackles Misau over Kwankwaso, Ganduje feud

Barau Jibrin, senator representing Kano north, says Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, is being used by some unnamed people to put Kano senators in a bad light.The senator said this on Wednesday after Misau drew the attention of the lawmakers to an unpleasant incident in Kano.Misau had asked the senate to condemn the alleged portrayal of weapons by youth at [...]

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    Ganduje, Kwankwaso summoned to Aso Rock

Ganduje, Kwankwaso summoned to Aso Rock

Rabi’u Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, have been summoned to the presidential villa in  Abuja over the feud between the two of them.Ganduje was Kwankwaso's deputy all through the eight years he presided over Kano.However, both men fell apart shortly before Kwankwaso handed over to his successor.Apparently to test their popularity, both men had fixed rallies [...]

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    Kwankwaso bows to pressure, cancels Kano rally

Kwankwaso bows to pressure, cancels Kano rally

Rabiu Kwankwaso, lawmaker representing Kano central senatorial district, has shelved his visit to Kano state.The police had advised him to postpone the visit in order to avoid an outbreak of violence between his supporters and loyalists of Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor.Both Kwankwaso and Ganduje had fixed their rallies for Tuesday.After the police advice, Kwankwaso had vowed to go ahead with his [...]

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    Police ask Kwankwaso to postpone Kano rally

Police ask Kwankwaso to postpone Kano rally

The Kano state police command has asked Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of the state, to suspend his visit to Kano.Rabiu Yusuf, commissioner of police in the state, who gave the warning on Friday morning, said failure to comply with it might attract "stiffer implication".Kwankwaso and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, [...]

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