Kano APC plot to replace Shekarau thickens
The plot to divert the senatorial ticket of former minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau, by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has reached advance stage.
PDP convention: Counting the cost of a keen primary
Unlike, past presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where the winner is already known before the contest, the just concluded exercise in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital that produced the ex-vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was full of uncertainties and intrigues, until it was concluded. This may not be unconnected with the fact…
Makarfi: PDP will not limit its presidential search to Northwest
Presidential aspirant and former chairman, Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi spoke on the party’s plan to harmonise returnees with old members. SAXONE AKHAINE reports. How do you see the gale of defections from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)? I have long predicted these defections. When we were going…
The paradox of representation in Nigeria
I have observed that election transforms politicians into representatives in any democracy. Every elected representative is the product of aggregate votes by the electorate including the president...
Six kano APC lawmakers defect to PDP
Six members of the Kano State House of Assembly have dumped Nigeria's ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) party for People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers stated in a letter to the Speaker, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, that they defected to PDP “based on the premise that the party (APC) has failed to meet the aspirations…
Six Kano lawmakers mull defection with Kwankwaso to PDP
Six lawmakers in the Kano State House of Assembly have allegedly planned defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Mixed reactions trail cross defections in federal legislature
Mixed reactions have greeted lawmakers’ mass defections yesterday at the National Assembly, with most respondents wondering the possible implications on President Buhari’s reelection next year.
Bringing the Yoruba race into Kwankwaso/Ganduje's feud is needless
In the last couple of days, I have read with keen interest, mixed reactions trailing Senator (Engr.) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso's remark about Governor Ganduje's daughter, Hajia Fatima's colourful wedding ceremony to Governor Ajimobi's son, Alhaji Idris. The wedding Fatiha, held on Saturday, March 3 at the Kano Central Mosque, saw in attendance the who is…
The myth about Buhari’s 12 million northern votes
Short of saying, whether you vote or not, we will win, Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, who is locked in a supremacy battle with his erstwhile boss, former governor of the state and current senator, Rabiu kwankwaso, for the political soul of Kano, was boasting.....
A look at those still stranded in APC
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, displayed political courage when he beat a quick retreat and returned to the rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He damned the refrain among some APC members that the party anticipated that he would move.