Monday, April 22, 2019

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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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    Shehu Sani: Governors spend weekdays in Abuja while their states are in flames

Shehu Sani: Governors spend weekdays in Abuja while their states are in flames

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says some governors spend weekdays in Abuja in the name of meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari while their states are in flames.The senator took to his Twitter account on Monday evening to accuse some Nigerian governors of abandoning their states for Abuja despite the killings and attacks on vulnerable citizens across the country.The lawmaker [...]

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    ‘States enjoying 24 hours power supply are in Mars’ — Shehu Sani tackles Fashola

‘States enjoying 24 hours power supply are in Mars’ — Shehu Sani tackles Fashola

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the states enjoying almost 24 hours power supply are in other planets of the universe.When he appeared on a Channels Television programme on Wednesday, Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, had said some states in the country now enjoy almost 24 hours of electricity supply."Sitting down here I can tell you [...]

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    Tribunal gives Shehu Sani access to inspect electoral materials

Tribunal gives Shehu Sani access to inspect electoral materials

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has been granted access to inspect materials used during the February 23 national assembly elections in his constituency.In the suit dated March 15 and filed on March 18, Sani asked for an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow him inspect materials used during the election.Sani also asked to be allowed to [...]

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    Shehu Sani: PDP should recall ALL past members for Buhari to probe

Shehu Sani: PDP should recall ALL past members for Buhari to probe

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says he agrees that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should be held accountable for squandering the nation's resources.He, however, said this should involve all past and present members of the political party during its sixteen-year rule.A good number of those in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), including governors and ministers, joined the party [...]

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    I didn’t lose election… I was robbed, says Shehu Sani

I didn’t lose election… I was robbed, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says he was robbed of his mandate at the February 23 national assembly election.Sani contested the senatorial seat under the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) but lost to Uba Sani, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Uba polled 355,242 votes ahead of the his 70,613 votes.The lawmaker had emerged as senator on the platform of the [...]

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    PRP asks INEC to cancel election results in Kaduna central

PRP asks INEC to cancel election results in Kaduna central

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) in Kaduna state has called for the cancellation of national assembly results election in the state's central senatorial district.Abdulrahman Danbirni, PRP state chairman, made the call during a press briefing at the PRP secretariat on Saturday.He  said the election was a “charade that ridiculed the democratic process”.At the February 23 election, Shehu Sani, senator [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Culprits who worked for Obasanjo’s third term are now with Buhari

Shehu Sani: Culprits who worked for Obasanjo’s third term are now with Buhari

Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, says President Muhammadu Buhari has surrounded himself with culprits.In a Twitter post on Wednesday, the senator said those who worked for the third term agenda of former President Olusegun Obasanjo are presently in the All Progressives Congress (APC).He added that those who facilitated the sales of national assets are with the president."Dear [...]

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    Shehu Sani: El-Rufai will insult Buhari… it’s just a matter of time

Shehu Sani: El-Rufai will insult Buhari… it’s just a matter of time

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Nasir el-Rufai, the state governor, will turn against President Muhammadu Buhari in the future.Sani said this when he spoke  on The Osasu Show with Osasu Igbinedion.El-rufai is a staunch supporter of Buhari.However, Sani described el-Rufai as a "serial betrayer" who turns against any government when he is no longer in its favour.The governor and [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Any politician who’s a saint should publicly declare his assets

Shehu Sani: Any politician who’s a saint should publicly declare his assets

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says any politician "who thinks of himself as a saint" should publicly declare his assets.The senator said this in a tweet posted on Friday.Sani said if politicians are not able to declare their assets, they "can’t cast the first stone.""Anyone among the ruling political elites who thinks of himself as a saint,should publicly declare his [...]

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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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