Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
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.
Kwankwaso, Eagle Square and fear for 2019
The denial last Wednesday, of the use of the Eagle Square, which Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, former Kano State governor, had earlier obtained approval to use for launch of his presidential campaigns, has raised new questions about how Nigeria has fared in the observance of basic democratic tenets.
Saraki urges free access to public facilities
Senate President Bukola Saraki, has urged the Federal Government to allow free access to public facilities.This followed its refusal to allow a presidential aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, to use the Eagle Square to make his declaration.
Kwankwaso set to declare for president
After months of nationwide consultations with stakeholders, the Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial district, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has finalised plans to formally declare his intention to contest the presidential ticket of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ganduje slams deputy, set to unveil replacement
Barely 48 hours after his former deputy, Professor Hafizu Abubakar, tendered his resignation, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is set to name a replacement.
Kwankwaso’s defection poses no threat to APC in Kano, says Ganduje
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is not threatened by the defection of former Governor and Senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and some members of National Assembly to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ganduju who spoke to journalists yesterday in Kano on his arrival from…
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…