I sold my property to give 370 Kano Indigenes scholarship, says Kwankwaso
Former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday revealed how he disposed of his personal property to raise fund to sponsor 370 students on post-graduate scholarship programme abroad under Kwankwasiyya Foundation.
Kwankwaso loses father
Former Kano State Governor, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has lost his father, Musa Sale Kwankwaso. Kwankwaso died in the early hours of Friday in Kano at the age of 93, a principal private secretary to the former governor, Muhammad Ali confirmed. Late Kwankwaso was the village head of Kwankwaso village before he was elevated to…
Ganduje mocks Kwankwaso from boycotting Kano council polls
Governor Abdulahi Ganduje has taunted the Kwankwasiyya faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), promoted by his predecessor, Dr. Rabiu Kwankwaso, for pulling out of the January 16,2021 local council elections in Kano State.
Kwankwaso launches new radio station in Kano
Former Governor of Kano state, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has inaugurated a new radio station, Nasara 98.5 FM, in Kano. The radio station has commenced test transmission that will last for the next six weeks before it's full programme hit the air waves. Kwankwaso explained that Nasara FM was conceptualised to give healthy competition and promote…
Ganduje releases N2bn tuition fees for foreign students
Kano State Government has settled over N2 billion outstanding fees of its students in El-Razi University in Sudan. The debt was incurred by the administration of ex-governor Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Jibrin: Undisputed kingmaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives - Part 2
Before he was eventually banished by the House, Jibrin was left in the cold as 10 principal officers of the House rallied in support of Dogara and denounced Jibrin. Incidentally, Femi Gbajabiamila, then Majority Leader who was at the time thought to be a political enemy of the Speaker as a result of the previous,…
Buhari wins in Kwankwaso’s Council
President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has recorded victory over Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in results of 10 of the 44 councils of Kano State. The results indicate that Buhari defeated Atiku in the Madobi Council, the enclave of former Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso. Buhari scored 26,110 votes against…
Ganduje, Kwankwaso laud turnout, peaceful conduct in Kano
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state and his predecessor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso have applauded large turnout of electorates in Kano state. The duo spoke separately to reporters after they cast their ballots in Ganduje and Kwankwaso villages of Madobi and Dawakin Tofa area councils of Kano state respectively. There was a delay in the…
Suspected thugs attack Kwankwaso's convoy
Suspected hoodlums have attacked the convoy of Senator Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso at Kofa town in Kano. Kwankwaso, who was said to be in Kofa town in Bebeji local government area of the state for last round of PDP campaign, was invaded by suspected thugs of his political opponents. A source told The Guardian that scores…
Political parties’ big names, issues and challenges in senatorial showdown
When the current dispensation began on May 29, 2015, the Federal Government commenced with a big political fight between the executive and the legislature right from the proclamation of the 8th National Assembly on June 9, 2015.