The essence of presidential debates
Even with the vast majority of Nigerians not having access to television and electricity, the culture of televised presidential debates has crept in and should be warmly embraced.
Kwankwaso, Shekarau in fresh political theatrics in Kano
At a time when most analysts concluded that two former governors of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, must have resolved their political differences, the two have proved that they are strange bedfellows that cannot stand on the same platform.
Court opposes release of Shekarau’s international passport to perform lesser hajj
A Federal High Court in Kano yesterday declined application filed by former Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, seeking the release of his international passport to travel for lesser hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Court grants bail to Shekarau, Wali
The Federal High Court sitting in Kano has granted bail to the former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged money laundering. Shekarau together with Bashir Wali and Mansur Ahmad are facing a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of…
Shekarau pledges resolution of nomads, farmers clashes
Former Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, says no stone would be left unturned in the quest to resolve, for once and for all, the bloody clashes between farmers and herdsmen nationwide.
PDP intensifies search for northern presidential candidate
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun the process of identifying all presidential aspirants in the Northern part of the country with a view to deciding on the right presidential candidate for the 2019 election.
PDP rebirth: Controversial southwest deal versus impending northern duel
So far, only former governors of Jigawa and Kano States, Sule Lamido and Malam Ibrahim Shekarau have practically indicated their intention to vie for the PDP ticket, there are indications that the number would spiral after the convention.
2019: Shekarau declares interest in presidency
In what seems to be a repeat of what happened in the 2011 presidential election, former Kano State governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, is set to contest the presidential election in 2019.