Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Jibrin released on bail, 17 others detained over APC, PDP clash in Kano
The Kano State Police Command has detained the member of House of Representatives, representing Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency, Abdulmumuni Jibrin, and 17 suspected political thugs...
Thugs attack Kwankwaso’s convoy, Umahi alleges plot to bomb INEC offices
Hoodlums yesterday attacked the convoy of former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso at Kofa town. Kwankwaso, who represents Kano Central Senatorial district, was said to be in Kofa town in Bebeji Local Government Area for the last campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but was invaded by suspected thugs of the opposition…
2018 in retrospect: A year full of killings and national rebirth in some ways
Although defection from one political party to another is not new in Nigerian politics, but the number of politicians who dumped their parties ahead of next year’s general elections was unprecedented.
Kwankwaso supporters ask EFCC, ICPC to probe alleged Ganduje’s bribery
Supporters of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso yesterday challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other related Commission (ICPC) to probe alleged Governor Abdullai Ganduje’s $5million bribery. Acting under the aegis of Kwankwasiyya Youth Wing, they urged Kano residents and Nigerians to massively reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at…
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…