Thursday, January 17, 2019

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    EXTRA: ‘I consider it hate speech’ — Shehu Sani wants el-Rufai’s wife to stop talking about his hair

EXTRA: ‘I consider it hate speech’ — Shehu Sani wants el-Rufai’s wife to stop talking about his hair

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has asked Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, to caution his wife over her comments on his hair.In a Facebook post on Saturday, the senator said Hadiza el-Rufai, the governor’s wife, always talks about his hair whenever she is out campaigning.Hadiza, who is a published author, has been actively involved in the re-election campaign [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Demand a written agreement if your zone is promised power in 2023

Shehu Sani: Demand a written agreement if your zone is promised power in 2023

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says those geo-politcal zones that have been promised power in 2023 should demand a written agreement to that effect.The senator said this via a tweet on Tuesday.Sani said the agreement should be signed by the presidential candidates and chieftains of the political parties offering the promise and witnessed by respected traditional and religious leaders.The [...]

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    Shehu Sani accuses northern elite of being silent on killings

Shehu Sani accuses northern elite of being silent on killings

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has accused northern elite of being silent on the killings in the region.Sani made the accusation via his Twitter handle on Monday.He listed three reasons that could have made the northern elites taciturn, saying it could either be as a result of the the fear of being seen as anti-government, belief that President Muhammadu [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Some govt officials condemn hate speech but sponsor attacks on their opponents

Shehu Sani: Some govt officials condemn hate speech but sponsor attacks on their opponents

Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, says some people in government are raising concerns about hate speech while they pay some media users to attack and defame others.In a Twitter post on Saturday, the senator, who did not mention names, said those people in government preach against hate speech and incitement yet keep an army of social media [...]

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    Shehu Sani unites Christians, Muslims in Kaduna

Shehu Sani unites Christians, Muslims in Kaduna

Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, on Monday inaugurated an inter-religious and ethnic peace roundtable in Kaduna state.According to the senator, the initiative is an intervention aimed at finding lasting peace in states in the north affected by sectarian and religious conflict.The round table is made up of Islamic and Christian leaders "who will talk to each other [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Critics of PDP rally can rent their crowd from Sudan

Shehu Sani: Critics of PDP rally can rent their crowd from Sudan

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has asked those criticising the rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto state to rent a crowd for their campaign in Sudan.He said this after Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, alleged that the PDP rented supporters from Niger Republic for the launch of its campaign in Sokoto on Monday.Sani said if the [...]

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    Shehu Sani tackles FG over security appointments, makes case for south-east

Shehu Sani tackles FG over security appointments, makes case for south-east

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the demand of south-eastern leaders for representation in the zenith of Nigeria’s defence structure is legitimate.President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of not appointing people from the south into the top echelon of the military.Taking to his official Twitter handle, Sani said the country must live up to “its concord and spirit”.“South-east leaders [...]

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    Shehu Sani launches re-election bid, names Igbo man as campaign DG

Shehu Sani launches re-election bid, names Igbo man as campaign DG

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has launched his re-election bid on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).Sani named Monday Onyebuchi, a Kaduna-born Igbo man, as the director-general of his campaign.The senator had resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the controversies which trailed the party’s primaries for the 2019 elections.“Today, I’m launching my bid for re-election [...]

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    Shehu Sani: FG should be humble enough to apologise to Atiku

Shehu Sani: FG should be humble enough to apologise to Atiku

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has advised the federal government to apologise to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.In a tweet, the senator described the search of Atiku's private jet by security operatives as an "act of intimidation and harassment camouflaged as a routine".On Sunday, a combined security team, including operatives of the Department of State [...]

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    Shehu Sani: SURE-P, N-Power are handouts for political gain

Shehu Sani: SURE-P, N-Power are handouts for political gain

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) and the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) are largesse dispensed for political goals.The SURE-P was created in 2012 during the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan while the NSIP was created by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to reduce unemployment.Sani alleged that the programmes are aimed at throwing [...]

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    Shehu Sani: APC senators can’t remove Saraki

Shehu Sani: APC senators can’t remove Saraki

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says it is impossible for the All Progressives Congress (APC) senators to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki because they do not have the numbers.The leadership of the ruling party has been calling for the removal of Saraki since his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).TheCable had reported how the senate president and the APC [...]

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    Buhari has succumbed to the firepower of governors, says Shehu Sani on APC crisis

Buhari has succumbed to the firepower of governors, says Shehu Sani on APC crisis

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says governors under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have no respect for President Muhammadu Buhari and do not share his philosophy.In an interview with The Nation, Sani said the president is unable to curtail the powers of the governors and have succumbed to them.Commenting on the crisis rocking the ruling party, the senator said [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Buhari’s government deceitful about restructuring

Shehu Sani: Buhari’s government deceitful about restructuring

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the current government is deceitful about restructuring.Sani said this in a tweet on Monday. The senator said the governments of the past ignored restructuring."The government of the past ignored restructuring; The government of the present is deceitful about restructuring," the lawmaker tweeted.https://twitter.com/ShehuSani/status/1056843382679592961?s=19Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flagbearer, has been an [...]

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    Shehu Sani: El-Rufai wants to preserve my senate seat for when he leaves office

Shehu Sani: El-Rufai wants to preserve my senate seat for when he leaves office

Shehu Sani, a senator representing Kaduna central, says Nasir el-Rufai is scheming to preserve his senate seat for when he leaves office as governor of Kaduna "so he can take it".Sani left the APC after he lost the party's ticket to Uba Sani, el-Rufai's candidate, despite having the backing of the national working committee.The senator, who recently joined Peoples Redemption Party [...]

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    ‘You better stay where you are’ — Shehu Sani asks Ekweremadu not to leave PDP

‘You better stay where you are’ — Shehu Sani asks Ekweremadu not to leave PDP

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has advised Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, not to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He gave the advice via his Twitter handle."Bro Ike, stay where you are jeje. I just dey comot, if you no hear, you go see," he tweeted.https://twitter.com/ShehuSani/status/1055481913522163713Rumours have been rife that Ekweremadu may defect from the PDP over the way [...]

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    Shehu Sani joins PRP — after dumping APC

Shehu Sani joins PRP — after dumping APC

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).This was made known in a statement by Suleiman Ahmed, his special adviser on political and ideology, on Tuesday.On Sunday, Sani resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)."It has become impossible for the senator to continue to co-habit with reactionaries and their perfidious and inimical style of [...]

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