Rabiu Kwankwaso

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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nigeria: Ribadu washes hands off attack on Amaechi, Kwankwaso By Nwaorgu Faustinus Emerging cracks in the relationship between former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, and Governors Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano St...
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Jun 13th, 2014
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By Mukhtar Jarmajo The decision by Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State to consider His Royal Highness Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (HRH SLS) as the new Emir of Kano last Sunday was indeed a bold and wise one. Against all the primitive and retrogressive odds of selecting a successor only amongst the c...
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May 6th, 2014
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by Femi Aribisala Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is a relation of mine. My late mother, who was from Abeokuta, was Obasanjo’s aunt. I think that makes Obasanjo my uncle. Obasanjo was president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for eight years. In that period, I did not get any government contrac...
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Oct 18th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The sledge hammer which has fallen on many ministers as they got sacked have finally landed on the National Population Commission boss, Mr Festus Odimegwu. According to a source who told this paper on why Odimegwu was relieved of his job by the presidency; he noted that the northern ...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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The peace talk between President Goodluck Jonathan and rebelling Peoples Democratic Party governors was on Monday postponed till after the conclusion of the Muslim and Christian pilgrimages. No specific date has been fixed for the next meeting. Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State said this in a...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Alhaji Abubakar Baraje-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to inform Nigerians to discountenance what it calls “tissue of lies and propaganda” from the Alhaji Bamanga Tukur faction of the party on the outcome of our meeting with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the ...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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•Mark warns against another civil war By Habib Aruna (Lagos) and Chinwendu Nnadozie (Minna)   Leaders of the factional group in the troubled ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seem to be consolidating their hold on the party with moves for possible impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan i...
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Sep 4th, 2013
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Via Vanguard By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru & Levinus Nwabughiogu LAGOS — The Bamanga Tukur-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was on the precipice, yesterday, after 58 members of the House of Representatives publicly switched sides to the Kawu Baraje New PDP (nPD...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor LAGOS—The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a turn for the worse, weekend, with the decision of seven of the party’s 23 governors to float a new party, the Voice of the People, VOP. The application for registration by the new party, it was learnt a...
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Aug 9th, 2013
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Mr. Ibrahim Mark, a legal practitioner and former General Secretary of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In this interview, he speaks on the Rivers State crisis, the prevailing political situation in the country, the role of individuals in the crisis ...