Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
2019 presidency: Kwankwaso to challenge Buhari
Indications have emerged that the Senator representing Kano Central and former governor of the state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, is set to take another shot at the presidency...
Obasanjo, Thirdforce and Kwankwasiyya temptations
From unceasing recollections of his alleged failed scheme to get a third term in office, former President Olusegun Obasanjo is in the midst of another round of speculations. The recent meeting between the former President and other political associations, including branches of his fangled third force, National Intervention Movement (NIM) and Coalition for Nigeria Movement…
Abductions stir need for national safe school policy
On May 6, 2014, the Federal Government led by former President Goodluck Jonathan inaugurated a 27-member panel chaired by Ibrahim Sabo, a retired brigadier...
When Kano council poll becomes turf of political gladiators
Last Saturday’s local council election in Kano State was more than just a voting process to elect political administrators at the third tier of government, it was by all indications, a fierce battle for the soul of Kano politics.
PDP, Kwankwasiyya boycott today’s council poll in Kano
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano has directed its members to disregard the local government election holding across the 44 council areas. Similarly, the Kwankwasiyya group, the supporters of former Governor and Senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso yesterday declined to participate in the council election holding today. In spite of the decision…
Kwankwaso bows to pressure, cancels planned visit to Kano
Former Governor of Kano State and representative of Kano Central senatorial district, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday cancelled his planned visit to Kano.He was said to have bowed to pressure from superior quarters.
Kwankwaso suspends visit to Kano
The former governor and senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has suspended the planned visit to Kano State. Addressing journalists in Kano on Monday, former secretary to the State government under the administration of Kwankwaso, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi said the proposed visit has been shelved till further notice. "In view of the apprehension and…
Police tell Kwankwaso to shelve Kano visit
In another twist to the simmering political situation in Kano State and ostensibly to ensure peace in the state, the state Police Command has advised former governor, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, to shelve his much-talked-about visit for fear of being hijacked by hoodlums to cause breach of the peace.
How Kano gears up for political long knives in 2019
Kano promises to be one of the epicenters of robust political gymnastics as the country readies for the 2019 general election. To a great extent Kano retains a unique position as the political barometer in the entire Northwest geo-political zone.