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    Shehu Sani: Oshiomhole inherited a destroyed party from Oyegun

Shehu Sani: Oshiomhole inherited a destroyed party from Oyegun

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), inherited a party that was destroyed by John Oyegun, his predecessor.In an interview with The Sun, Sani said the previous leadership of the party was not interested in addressing problems.The senator also said the previous leadership of the APC was not in tandem [...]

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    Buhari has failed in certain areas but will be re-elected in 2019, says Shehu Sani

Buhari has failed in certain areas but will be re-elected in 2019, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says despite the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to address certain issues, he will win the 2019 presidential election.Speaking on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, Sani said the president has recorded some achievements with which he can win the votes of Nigerians."I never had a doubt President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 [...]

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    Ex-police commissioner accuses Shehu Sani of forgery

Ex-police commissioner accuses Shehu Sani of forgery

Sani Magaji, a retired police commissioner of Akwa Ibom state, has accused Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, of forgery, vowing to take him to court.In a petition to Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Magaji alleged that the senator forged his signature on a document said to be an endorsement of direct primary election in the [...]

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    Shehu Sani kicks as Kaduna APC adopts indirect primary

Shehu Sani kicks as Kaduna APC adopts indirect primary

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna-central, has disagreed with the adoption of indirect primary by the Kaduna state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Indirect primary election is when delegates choose the party’s candidate while direct primary is a process where interested members of the party vote for a candidate.The national executive committee (NEC) of the party had on Friday announced [...]

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    Shehu Sani describes indirect primary as a breeding ground for corruption

Shehu Sani describes indirect primary as a breeding ground for corruption

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says indirect primary is a breeding ground for corruption.Sani said this while responding to division in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over primaries for the 2019 elections.The party had initially adopted indirect primary for all elective positions apart from the presidential but later changed to direct primary for all.Briefing reporters at the end [...]

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    Shehu Sani pledges support for Buhari’s re-election bid, gives reason for not leaving APC

Shehu Sani pledges support for Buhari’s re-election bid, gives reason for not leaving APC

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, on Thursday paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina state.Speaking with journalists after a closed-door meeting with Buhari, Sani said he visited the president's country home to pledge his support for his re-election bid.The lawmaker said they spoke about the need for the party to be united."I am also here to [...]

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    Shehu Sani asks Seiyefa to free ‘hostages’ held by DSS

Shehu Sani asks Seiyefa to free ‘hostages’ held by DSS

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has asked Matthew Seiyefa, acting director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), to release those "illegally" held in custody of the service.Many Nigerians were arrested and detained when Lawal Daura was the head of the secret police.Among them areIbrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), who has been in [...]

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    National secretariat, Kaduna APC lock horns over Shehu Sani’s suspension

National secretariat, Kaduna APC lock horns over Shehu Sani’s suspension

The national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday reversed the suspension of Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central.Sani was suspended indefinitely by his ward for alleged misconduct and disrespect of the party leadership in the state.In a statement, Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the ruling party, said the suspension has been lifted and that the senator remains [...]

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    Apologise to el-Rufai’s government or remain suspended, Kaduna APC tells Shehu Sani

Apologise to el-Rufai’s government or remain suspended, Kaduna APC tells Shehu Sani

The Kaduna state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has imposed an indefinite suspension on Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central.The party vowed not to lift the suspension until Sani tenders an apology to Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, and President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Thursday, Ibrahim Togo, chairman of the party in Tudun Wada ward where Sani is from, [...]

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    Shehu Sani: How PDP-led legislature and presidency can work together

Shehu Sani: How PDP-led legislature and presidency can work together

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has bared his mind on how Nigeria can move forward amid the recent political developments.Various lawmakers and governors have left their party to another in the last two weeks.Senate President Bukola Saraki leads the retinue of lawmakers that left the All Progressives Congress (APC) while governors Samuel Ortom and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Benue and [...]

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    Shehu Sani: I can’t be part of any plot to impeach Saraki

Shehu Sani: I can’t be part of any plot to impeach Saraki

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has denied being among those allegedly plotting to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.Describing the reports as the handiwork of his opponents, Sani said he enjoys a good relationship with the senate president and will continue to support him.“My attention has been drawn to a report by an online newspaper without a defined address that [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Coomassie became my friend after he ordered my arrest

Shehu Sani: Coomassie became my friend after he ordered my arrest

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says he became friends after Ibrahim Coomassie, a former inspector-general of police (IGP), ordered his arrest in 1995.The ex-IGP served during the regime of late Sani Abacha, former military dictator.He died at a hospital in Katsina state on Thursday. He has since been buried according to Muslim rites.In a Facebook on Friday, Sani described [...]

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    I’m still in APC, says Shehu Sani

I’m still in APC, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says he is yet to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to any other party.In a statement on Friday, Sani said consultations are still ongoing with regard to his continued stay or otherwise in the APC.“I am yet to defect or decamp or migrate from the APC to any other party,” the senator [...]

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    Most Nigerian politicians lack ideology, says Shehu Sani

Most Nigerian politicians lack ideology, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central district, says most Nigerian politicians lack confidence and ideology.NAN reports that Sani said this on Tuesday while addressing journalists on the sideline of a book launch in Abuja.He also said while parties are identified by the ideology they preach in advanced countries, “in Nigeria, it is about the alphabet.”“Many parties in Nigeria are changing [...]

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    Shehu Sani to FG: Spend Abacha loot on things Nigerians can see with their ‘korokoro’ eyes

Shehu Sani to FG: Spend Abacha loot on things Nigerians can see with their ‘korokoro’ eyes

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has disagreed with the federal government's proposed disbursement of the $320 million recovered Abacha loot.President Muhammadu Buhari had said the money will be put into the conditional cash transfer (CCT) scheme targeted at the “poorest of Nigerians”.On Friday, the federal government said it will commence disbursement of the recovered loot to 302,000 poor households [...]

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    Shehu Sani wants victims of ‘mindless killings’ buried close to Aso Rock

Shehu Sani wants victims of ‘mindless killings’ buried close to Aso Rock

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central district, says victims of "mindless killings" should be buried in the three arms zone in Abuja.The zone is where the three arms of government — Aso Rock (the presidential seat of power), national assembly and courts — are situated.Commenting via his Twitter handle on Tuesday, the senator said burying the victims "close to the [...]

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