kwankwaso

Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

Kwankwaso suggests zone that should produce PDP presidential candidate

August 21, 2018

A former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwakwaso, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pick its presidential candidate from the North West. The aspirant said this would help the party win in 2019 as the region has the highest voter population. Kwankwaso spoke in Benin on Monday while addressing PDP delegates […]

Read More
2019: You don’t have what it takes to beat Buhari, rule Nigeria – Gov. Ganduje fires back at Kwankwaso

Buhari: Ganduje spits fire, dares Kwankwaso over presidential ambition

August 20, 2018

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje has challenged his predecessor, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso to launch his presidential campaign in Kano. Ganduje stated this Sunday at an empowerment programme for women held at the Government House, Kano. The Governor declared that the people of the state will vote en masse for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. […]

Read More
Kwankwaso Visits Alaafin Of Oyo Ahead Of 2019 Election (Photos)

Kwankwaso Visits Alaafin Of Oyo Ahead Of 2019 Election (Photos)

August 17, 2018

2019: Kwankwaso visits Alaafin of Oyo, seeks monarch’s support over presidential ambition HOMEPHOTOS: Kwankwaso Visits Alaafin of Oyo Ahead of 2019 ElectionsPublished 4 hours agoon August 17, 2018By Jamaz Former governor of Kano state and a presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso yesterday, visited the imperial majesty, […]

Read More
2019: Kwankwaso visits Alaafin of Oyo, seeks monarch’s support over presidential ambition [PHOTOS]

2019: Kwankwaso visits Alaafin of Oyo, seeks monarch’s support over presidential ambition [PHOTOS]

August 17, 2018

A former governor of Kano State and presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Thursday paid a visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111 at his palace in Oyo town. The visit, DAILY POST gathered, was to seek the support of the […]

Read More
Kwankwaso will defeat Buhari if he contests – NUP chairman, Opara

Kwankwaso’s supporters dump APC, join PDP in Rivers

August 16, 2018

Thousands of supporters of former Kano State Governor, Musa Kwankwaso yesterday dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join their principal in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State. Kwankwaso handed them over to the Chairman of PDP in Rivers, Bro. Felix Obuah at a ceremony held at the party’s Secretariat along Aba Road […]

Read More
We’ll declare Saraki, Kwankwaso, Gemade, Melaye, Misau, others’ seats vacant — Akpabio

We’ll declare Saraki, Kwankwaso, Gemade, Melaye, Misau, others’ seats vacant — Akpabio

August 14, 2018

ABUJA— THE immediate past Senate Minority Leader and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, now of All Progressives Congress, APC, Akwa Ibom North West, yesterday vowed that the Senate would declare seats of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, former Peoples Democratic PDP, national Chairman, Barnabas Gemade, Senators Rabiu Kwankwaso; Dino Melaye; Usman Nafada; […]

Read More
Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

NASS siege: Kwankwaso makes revelation, indicts Buhari, Oshiomhole

August 8, 2018

Former Governor of Kano, Rabiu Kwankwaso has revealed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole gave an ultimatum for the impeachment of Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu. He said this while condemning Tuesday’s siege at the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) DAILY […]

Read More
Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, Saraki Get Nod To Contest PDP Ticket

Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, Saraki Get Nod To Contest PDP Ticket

August 3, 2018

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given room for Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Senate President Bukola Saraki to contest its presidential ticket ahead of the 2019 general elections.    The party also gave leeway to other returnees who wished to […]

Read More
Police Allegedly Arrest Kwankwaso Supporters In Kano For ‘Burning Brooms’ (Photos)

Police Allegedly Arrest Kwankwaso Supporters In Kano For ‘Burning Brooms’ (Photos)

August 1, 2018

Rumours on social media have it that some supporters of a former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso were reportedly arrested for burning the emblem of the ruling All Progressives Congress which he decamped from recently.   Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso’s supporters have been allegedly arrested by police in Kano for burning brooms. […]

Read More
Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

How Kwankwaso’s camp reacted to Kano Speaker’s impeachment

August 1, 2018

The camp of former governor of Kano, Rabiu Kawankwaso has spoken on the impeachment of Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yusuf Atta. On Monday, 27 out of 40 members of the Kano legislature signed the impeachment notice to remove Atta, representing Fagge Local Government constituency. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum was immediately elected as his replacement. […]

Read More
APC vs PDP: Kwankwaso, Shekarau meet in Abuja over Kano, general polls

APC vs PDP: Kwankwaso, Shekarau meet in Abuja over Kano, general polls

July 29, 2018

Two former governors of Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Ibrahim Shekarau, met last night in Abuja. The erstwhile political opponents discussed Kano politics, forthcoming state and national general elections and success of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. DAILY POST had reported details of the prominent figures’ earlier agreement ahead of 2019. The Saturday meeting was […]

Read More
Social media on ‘fire’ after Kwankwaso dumps Buhari, APC

2019: Buhari’s aide fires back at Kwankwaso for saying President will lose in Kano

July 28, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmed has berated Kano Senator, Rabiu Kwankwaso for saying the President will lose the 2019 election. Kwankwaso’s media aide, Binta Spikin, had said that President Buhari will not win in Kano State come 2019. Reacting to Spikin’s remark, Ahmed rubbished the claim. In a tweet, the […]

Read More
2019: You don’t have what it takes to beat Buhari, rule Nigeria – Gov. Ganduje fires back at Kwankwaso

APC vs PDP: Ganduje finally reacts to Kwankwaso’s defection

July 28, 2018

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje ‎says the defection of Sen. Rabi’u Kwankwaso and other lawmakers to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not affect the chances of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.‎ This is contained in a statement signed by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor and made […]

Read More
What Kwankwaso's Defection To PDP Means For APC

What Kwankwaso’s Defection To PDP Means For APC

July 28, 2018

  Governor Abdullahi Ganduje   While speaking during an interview with reporters at his office on Friday, Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje, said that the recent defection of a former governor of the state, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, and lawmakers from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) will not affect the party’s chances politically.   According […]

Read More
Kwankwaso will defeat Buhari if he contests – NUP chairman, Opara

Kwankwaso major loss to PDP – APC Governor

July 27, 2018

A state governor on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday night, expressed sadness over the defection of former Kano governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor made his feelings known in an exclusive chat with DAILY POST. Our correspondent had reached him to comment on the mass defection […]

Read More
2019: How I defeated Saraki, Kwankwaso in online presidential poll – Atiku

2019: How I defeated Saraki, Kwankwaso in online presidential poll – Atiku

July 26, 2018

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has claimed that he defeated Senate President Bukola Saraki, former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in an online poll conducted by popular blogger, Japheth Omojuwa. Atiku, who is seeking the ticket of the PDP ahead of the 2019 ‎general elections said in a statement on Wednesday by […]

Read More
Social media on ‘fire’ after Kwankwaso dumps Buhari, APC

Social media on ‘fire’ after Kwankwaso dumps Buhari, APC

July 25, 2018

Divergent reactions have trailed the defection of former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Senator Kwankwaso representing Kano Central at the Senate joined several lawmakers in a mass defection on the floor of the Senate yesterday. He was also among the PDP bigwigs that […]

Read More
Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

2019: APC reveals how they will stop Saraki, Kwankwaso from defecting to PDP

July 22, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is confident that talks with Senate President, Bukola Saraki and former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso will stop them from defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In an interview with Vanguard, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, said the party was doing all it could to stave-off […]

Read More
PDP speaks on Kwankwaso dumping APC

PDP speaks on Kwankwaso dumping APC

July 21, 2018

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State, Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrial Doguwa has said the party is expecting Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso to join the party soon. Doguwa stated this in an interview with Daily Trust on Friday. He said consultations were still on to convince the former governor to dump the ruling […]

Read More
BREAKING: Oshiomhole declares to contest for National Chairman of APC

APC crisis: Oshiomhole meets Kwankwaso, Tambuwal

July 13, 2018

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has met with former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, in his latest round of peace talks with aggrieved members of the party. Oshiomhole had earlier met with Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara […]

Read More
Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

Kwankwaso, R-APC speak on reconciliation with APC

July 7, 2018

Former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has dismissed any form of reconciliation with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He said the party which failed in its campaign promises, including assurance that petrol will sell at N45 per litre, would not fulfil any fresh promise arising from negotiations. “It’s bit late. The party […]

Read More
Image result for dogara saraki

Bukola Saraki,Yakubu Dogara, Rabiu Kwankwaso set to dump APC

July 4, 2018

Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and a former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, will soon announce their exit fromf the All Progressives Congress (APC). These foremost members of the former new PDP bloc are set to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after a series of conflict with […]

Read More
2019: You don’t have what it takes to beat Buhari, rule Nigeria – Gov. Ganduje fires back at Kwankwaso

2019: You don’t have what it takes to beat Buhari, rule Nigeria – Gov. Ganduje fires back at Kwankwaso

July 1, 2018

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, on Sunday, lambasted his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for saying he will easily defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 if fielded by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ganduje, who dismissed Kwankwaso’s claim, said the former governor was a political lightweight who cannot win an election in his ward and does not have what […]

Read More
Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

2019: I’ll easily defeat Buhari if fielded by PDP — Kwankwaso

July 1, 2018

Former Kano governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that he as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can easily defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The former governor said this while identifying the PDP as the most potent opposition platform capable of defeating Buhari at […]

Read More
Kwankwaso meets Atiku, shuns APC convention

Kwankwaso meets Atiku, shuns APC convention

June 24, 2018

Former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso who was absent from national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Saturday met with former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. The meeting which held at Atiku’s residence may not be unconnected with the 2019 general elections. Kwankwaso was said to have arrived Atiku’s residence at about […]

Read More
2019: Kwankwaso boycotts APC Convention, meets Atiku

2019: Kwankwaso boycotts APC Convention, meets Atiku

June 23, 2018

Former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso who was conspicuously absent from Saturday’s national convention of his All Progressives Congress APC has met with former vice president Atiku Abubakar, in what close sources said may not be unconnected with permutations for the 2019 general elections. The post 2019: Kwankwaso boycotts APC Convention, meets […]

Read More
Ganduje ready to work with Kwankwaso – Kano APC chairman, Abbas

Ganduje ready to work with Kwankwaso – Kano APC chairman, Abbas

May 30, 2018

Kano APC Chairman, Abdullahi Abbas, Ganduje says Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is ready to work with Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. He said this is part of reconciliatory moves to bring together warring factions of the party. Abbas also noted that for the first time in history, the Governor of Kano State was now following them […]

Read More
Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

May 25, 2018

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State on Thursday adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as their candidate for the 2019 general elections. The party leaders also expressed their commitment and support to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as their sole candidate for 2019. The APC stakeholders meeting, held on the sideline of the President’s […]

Read More
Kwankwaso will defeat Buhari if he contests – NUP chairman, Opara

Kwankwaso will defeat Buhari if he contests – NUP chairman, Opara

May 22, 2018

National Chairman of National Unity Party (NUP), Chief Perry Opara, has declared that a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, will win the 2019 presidential election if he runs. Opara told newsmen in Abuja that defeating President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 might be difficult but that a personality with clout like Kwankwaso would […]

Read More
Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

Kwankwaso-backed faction speaks as Kano APC holds parallel congresses

May 6, 2018

The faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, backed by former governor of Kano, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Saturday held parallel ward congresses in all the 440 wards in the state. The chairman loyal to the Senator, Umar Doguwa, told Daily Nigerian that the congresses went “smoothly without any hitch”. He said their congresses were monitored […]

Read More