Thursday, August 15, 2019

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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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    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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