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    Shehu Sani: We once rejected Buhari’s $30bn loan request to save Nigeria from recolonisation

Shehu Sani: We once rejected Buhari’s $30bn loan request to save Nigeria from recolonisation

Shehu Sani, ex-chairman of the committee on local and foreign debts in the previous senate, has defended the lawmakers’ decision to reject a $29.96 billion loan request from President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Friday, Sani said the senate at the time rejected the request to save Nigeria from being ''recolonised by creditor banks''.The president first forwarded the request captured [...]

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    Shehu Sani: It’s only logical to allow the south NOT north rule in 2023

Shehu Sani: It’s only logical to allow the south NOT north rule in 2023

Shehu Sani, a former senator representing Kaduna central, says it is only fair that other regions in the country are given a shot at the presidency in 2023.Speaking in an interview with THE NATION, Sani said Nigeria is bound for a crisis if certain regions in the country refuse to rotate power.He said the concept of power rotation is to give [...]

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    Shehu Sani to FG: Don’t think of giving ‘N10k Tradermoni’ to South African returnees

Shehu Sani to FG: Don’t think of giving ‘N10k Tradermoni’ to South African returnees

Shehu Sani, former senator representing Kaduna central, has asked the federal government not to empower Nigerians returning from South Africa with N10,000, the amount given to beneficiaries of Trader Moni.TraderMoni, a collateral-free loan for petty traders and artisans, is under the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme (Ń-SIP) coordinated by the office of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.In a tweet, Sani asked [...]

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    EXTRA: Protect yourself if el-Rufai kneels before you, says Shehu Sani

EXTRA: Protect yourself if el-Rufai kneels before you, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, a former senator representing Kaduna central, has taunted Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, saying anyone he kneels before should protect his groins.The ex-lawmaker said this in reaction to a comment credited to el-Rufai.The governor had said he reduced Sani to a blogger and exiled Sulieman Hunkuyi, a former senator representing Kaduna north, to China.Sani and Hunkuyi have been [...]

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    EXTRA: Shehu Sani is now a blogger, says el-Rufai

EXTRA: Shehu Sani is now a blogger, says el-Rufai

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says Shehu Sani, former senator representing Kaduna central, has become a blogger.Speaking when Danladi Maude, a monarch, paid him a courtesy visit at government house, Kaduna, the governor said the people of the state ended the careers of Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi, senator who represented Kaduna north because the duo failed to champion the World Bank [...]

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    Let El-Zakzaky’s doctors treat him to avoid blame, Shehu Sani tells FG

Let El-Zakzaky’s doctors treat him to avoid blame, Shehu Sani tells FG

Shehu Sani,a former senator, says the federal government will be held responsible if anything happens to Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).El-Zakzaky and Zeenat, his wife, both facing trial before a high court in Kaduna state, travelled to India on medical leave.But shortly after visiting the Asian country, the Islamic leader lamented over his condition, saying the [...]

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    ‘Progressives shouldn’t be afraid of revolution’ — Shehu Sani taunts APC

‘Progressives shouldn’t be afraid of revolution’ — Shehu Sani taunts APC

Shehu Sani, former lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration which describes itself as progressive, should have no fear of revolution.The senator said this while reacting to the police clampdown on protesters across the country on Monday.Many Nigerians in various states had trooped out to participate in the protests organised by the "RevolutionNow" movement [...]

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    Shehu Sani on Sowore: If you can have coffee with bandits, you can dialogue with dissenting voices

Shehu Sani on Sowore: If you can have coffee with bandits, you can dialogue with dissenting voices

Shehu Sani, a former senator, says the federal government should be able to engage dissenting voices if it can sit to have coffee with bandits in search of peace.Sani made this statement on Saturday in reaction to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 elections.Operatives of the Department of State Services [...]

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    Jega, former INEC chairman, joins PRP

Jega, former INEC chairman, joins PRP

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).Jega, who was INEC chairman from 2010 to 2015 and was celebrated for overseeing an election that saw an incumbent president lose for the first time in Nigeria's history, confirmed to TheCable that he had joined PRP.PRP is a left-leaning party and may [...]

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    Shehu Sani: I don’t believe Leah Sharibu is dead

Shehu Sani: I don’t believe Leah Sharibu is dead

Shehu Sani, a former senator, says he does not believe that Leah Sharibu, a secondary school student kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe state, is dead.Sharibu was among the 112 students kidnapped from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, by Boko Haram members on February 19, 2018.There were fears concerning her well-being after one of the victims kidnapped last week said Sharibu [...]

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    Shehu Sani: As petroleum minister, Buhari should’ve addressed subsidy issues by now

Shehu Sani: As petroleum minister, Buhari should’ve addressed subsidy issues by now

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says as minister of petroleum resources, President Muhammadu Buhari should have addressed fuel subsidy "by now."Sani said this while speaking on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Thursday.The senator was contributing to a debate on a report for the payment of subsidy arrears to some oil marketers.The lawmakers eventually approved a [...]

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    ‘Danger still living with us’ — Shehu Sani speaks on Kaduna church attack

‘Danger still living with us’ — Shehu Sani speaks on Kaduna church attack

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says danger is still living "with us."The lawmaker said this on the floor of the senate in reaction to an attack of a church in his constituency at the weekend.TheCable had reported how some gunmen raided communities in Kaduna state, killing one person and abducting 17 others.The senator said these security issues would be solved by [...]

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    ‘Your afro hair could benefit from it’ — Sowore hits Shehu Sani for kicking against legalisation of marijuana

‘Your afro hair could benefit from it’ — Sowore hits Shehu Sani for kicking against legalisation of marijuana

Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has come down hard on Shehu Sani, senator-representing Kaduna-central, for "downplaying" the call for a marijuana market in Nigeria.Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, had called on the federal government to encourage the cultivation of medicinal cannabis, particularly in the state.Akeredolu described Ondo as a “hotbed of cannabis cultivation”, urging the [...]

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    EXTRA: Buhari wants Nigerians to sleep with both eyes closed – and the DisCos are making this happen, says Shehu Sani

EXTRA: Buhari wants Nigerians to sleep with both eyes closed – and the DisCos are making this happen, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna-central, says electricity distribution companies (DisCos) are the only ones ensuring Nigerians sleep with both eyes closed.Sani said this in reference to the statement President Muhammadu Buhari made when he met with service chiefs on Thursday.The president had charged heads of security agencies to ensure Nigerians go to be rest assured of their safety.“He (Buhari) has given directives [...]

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    Shehu Sani says Briton killed in Kaduna was a victim of propaganda

Shehu Sani says Briton killed in Kaduna was a victim of propaganda

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Faye Mooney, British tourist, killed in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, was a victim of propaganda.Mooney was one of two persons shot dead at Kajuru castle on Friday.She lost her life during an exchange of gun fire between police officers guarding the castle and suspected bandits.TheCable detailed how Mooney, an official of [...]

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    Shehu Sani asks lecturers to withdraw from election duty

Shehu Sani asks lecturers to withdraw from election duty

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has advised university lecturers to pull out from election duty.Reacting to a statement by Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), that some lecturers conspired politicians in Kano state during the general election, Sani asked lecturers to withdraw from elections and "protect the moral sanctity of the academia"."The politicians, through crooked [...]

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