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PDP panel to discuss name change, bring back defectors

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a contact committee for the purpose of aligning with other political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Arewa youths to conduct mock election for northern presidential hopefuls

Following the re-election of Comrade Kabiru Yusuf as the President of Arewa Consultative Youth Movement (ACYM), the body says it would conduct a mock election to determine which aspirant’s vision is in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of Northern Youths .

Senator Wamakko: I have never had N1 billion in my life

The Senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has reacted to allegation that he and Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso misappropriated N18billion while they were Governors.

2019: I will retire Governor Ganduje and his godfather – Senator Kwankwaso

Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, representing Kano Central in the Senate has vowed to retire Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje from active politics come 2019 general elections,” and anybody try to help him”.

Ekiti guber: Only hypocrites want zoning dropped in APC – Ex-Rep Faparusi

Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, a member of the House of Representatives, has said it will be hypocritical for the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to see zoning as an inconsequential factor in selecting a candidate for the July 14 governorship election.

Sponsor a resolution to abolish pension laws for ex-governors – SERAP tells Senator Saraki

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to use his political position and influence to sponsor a resolution and prevail on Senators to stop double pay for public office holders.

An evening with Senator Kwankwaso

Our group’s visit was official and not political but going to Kwankwaso without discussing politics is like going to the ocean and not finding water. Before the end of our short meeting, he discussed some very significant and current political issues.

2019: Senator Kwankwaso kicks off presidential campaign in Anambra

The Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District and a former Governor of the State, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has flagged off his bid to run for the 2019 presidential election.

Hold police responsible should anything happen to me in Kano – Senator Kwankwanso

Former Governor and Senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday insisted that Commissioner of Police in Kano, Rabiu Yusuf, must be held responsible for whatever happens in Kano.

Tension in Kano as Senator Kwankwaso, supporters shun police warning

As tension envelopes Kano, the former Governor and Senator representing Kano Central, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Saturday insisted that Commissioner of Police in Kano, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, most be held responsible for whatever happens in the city.

Senator Kwankwaso coming to Kano as scheduled – Kwankwasiyya

The Leaders of Kwankwasiyya Movement in Kano have said that Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is coming to the state as scheduled adding that the state police commissioner Rabiu Yusuf should be held responsible if anything happens to the ex-governor.

Senator Kwankwaso insists on Kano visit

Former Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday dared the police, insisting that he would visit the State on January 30, as planned, despite the Police Command’s order to suspend the visit, due to security reasons.

Police tell Senator Kwankwaso to shelve Kano visit

The Kano Command of the Nigeria police has warned former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso against coming to the state on 30th January because already there is palpable fear tension among peoples.

Court affirms SERAP’s right to sue against double pay for ex-governors

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”

Governor Ganduje demands apology from Senator Kwankwaso over comments on President Buhari

Kano State Government, yesterday, demanded, the Kwankwassiyya Group tender unreserved apology to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, over comments that the President is fuelling crisis in the state.

Don’t drag President Buhari into Kano APC internal crisis – Presidency

The Presidency wishes to refute a false accusation that President Muhammadu Buhari was behind the removal of the erstwhile Kano All Progressives Congress, APC, chapter chairman Hon Umar Haruna Doguwa.

Senator Kwankwaso planning Kano visit to rival President Buhari – brother

The Kano State Commissioner for Rural and Community Development, Musa Kwankwaso, on Saturday, condemned Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s proposed visit to Kano, saying it was not only intended to spite President Muhammadu Buhari, but to also test Kwankwaso’s popularity.

Senator Kwankwaso’s loyalists accuse Presidency of destabilising Kano APC

As the standoff between the Presidency and the immediate past Governor of Kano State, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, deepens, members of Kwankwassiya Movement have accused the Presidency of destabilizing the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

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Armed Bandits attack another Kaduna community, abduct three

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Timi Frank: Life is worthless under President Buhari

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari.

APC accuses Taraba government of paying agents N3 billion to scuttle congress

The national leadership of All Progressives Congress Youths Renaissance has accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led Taraba State Government of paying agents N3 billion to scuttle the State Congress of the party on Saturday.