CSOs endorse Kwankwaso, want Atiku to step down for north’s block vote 

February 23, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

Three days to the presidential polls in Nigeria, a coalition of Civil Society Groups has called on Nigerians to vote for Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP). The coalition which in a press briefing on Wednesday endorsed Senator Kwankwaso also urged Atiku to step down for the NNPP presidential candidate. National coordinator of the group, Read More

Again, Kwankwaso speaks on merger with Peter Obi Bloomberg poll

February 11, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, has rejected an online pool by Bloomberg News. In a Bloomberg poll released on Friday, February 10, 2023, Peter Obi polled the highest votes as the preferred presidential candidate by online respondents ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar of the Read More

Re: Kwankwaso: Sagacious political bride in the North

January 25, 2023 Prof MK Othman 0

My piece with the above caption generated multiple comments; several commendations with few condemnations. This is normal considering the personality of Kwankwaso who executes his political agenda with passion. He is among the few refined politicians with principle and discipline but may not be blameless in the Nigerian project. Only two edited reactions are presented. Happy reading.   Thank you, Prof, Read More

Why I left PDP, APC for NNPP – Kwankwaso opens up

November 7, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso has opened up on why he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, the reason is because he was angry with the political system. Kwankwaso stated this on Sunday in Abuja at a town hall meeting organised by Arise Television and the Read More

Kwankwaso unveils manifesto, assures free WAEC, JAMB registrations

November 1, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNP), Rabiu Kwankwaso has made promises following the unveiling of his manifesto on Tuesday. He pledged that he would ensure that all entry examinations into tertiary institutions were free for Nigerians. According to him, his administration, if elected in 2023, would ensure that parents do not pay a dime as registration fees for Read More

Kwankwaso commissions NNPP secretariat in Akwa Ibom

October 8, 2022 Paul Okah Abuja 0

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Friday commissioned the NNPP State Secretariat at General Edet Akpan Avenue, Uyo. According to a statement by his media aide, Saifullahi Hassan, also commissioned were the office of House of Representatives candidate, Abasiamanam Effiong, at Oko Itu, Ibiono Ibom local government area and the office of Hon Read More

How Kwankwaso, Shekarau marriage of convenience collapsed

August 31, 2022 Fou’ad Ibrahim 0

One of the greatest challenges in Nigeria’s political space since the country’s return to democracy in 1999 after more than two decades in the firm grip of the successive military regimes of General Muhammadu Buhari, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, General Sani Abacha and General Abubakar Abdulsalam has been that the country’s murky political space is always filled with a retrogressive Read More

My plan for the maritime sector – Kwankwaso

August 26, 2022 Administrator 0

Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in the 2023 election, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has described the Nigerian maritime sector as one that urgently requires surgical operations in order to reposition it for growth and profitability for the benefit of the country. Dr. Kwankwaso disclosed that one of the measures by which his administration will turn around Read More

That Kwankwaso interview

July 26, 2022 Administrator 0

Politicians have most of the time projected themselves through television and newspapers to the general public. True, it is a function of the media to project such interest to the public. Journalists can upgrade one’s political dignity and emerge and vice versa. Many world leaders have been victims of junk journalism who dig-deep into their secret in order to destroy Read More

2023: Kwankwaso picks popular Pastor as running mate

July 14, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has chosen Bishop Isaac Idahosa as his running mate for the 2023 general elections. The party made the announcement on the official Twitter page Thursday. “Our VP Pastor Bishop Isaac Idahosa from Edo State,” the party tweeted. Idahosa is the Senior Pastor of God First Ministry, also Read More

2023: Those asking Kwankwaso to be Peter Obi’s running mate are not politicians – Galadima

July 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, (NNPP), Buba Galadima, has claimed that Nigerians clamouring for the party’s presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to be the running mate of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, were not politicians. He made the statement, Monday, while on the Arise Television morning show. According to him, the Kwankwaso movement has been in Read More

2023: How Kwankwaso emerged NNPP presidential candidate

June 9, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

A former Governor of Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Wednesday emerged as the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, for the 2023 presidential elections. Kwankwaso, who was a sole aspirant, emerged by affirmation through a voice by delegates at the party’s National Convention held Wednesday at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja. In his acceptance Read More

Kwankwaso, Ganduje and the legend of political godfatherism

May 23, 2022 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

Chris Albin Lackey’s classic, ‘The Origin and Meaning of Nigeria’s Godfatherism Phenomenon’ makes an engrossing read. It is a well-researched document on the evolution of politics of godfatherism in Nigeria. Godfatherism refers to the existence of political godfathers who, by virtue of their wealth and power, exert behind-the-scene influence. Given his great political clout, a godfather in Nigeria will be Read More

2023: Kwankwaso emerges NNPP leader, urges Nigerians to join party

March 31, 2022 Administrator 0

Former Kano state governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Wednesday, urged Nigerians, especially, the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore the country and provide the fresh air desired by citizens. Kwankwaso made the call Wednesday at the national convention of the party in Abuja, saying NNPP is well placed to restore the nation to its former Read More

Kwankwaso hosts Ganduje on condolence visit over brother’s death

December 22, 2021 Administrator 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the immediate past governor of Kano state, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, at his Bompai residence. The governor came visiting over the death of the later’s junior brother, Inuwa Musa Kwankwaso, who died Monday after a brief illness. The governor, along with his cabinet members and retinue of Read More

Re: Kwankwaso and the grammatical errors

November 15, 2021 Administrator 0

I read an article on Page 9 of Blueprint of Tuesday, November 2, 2021, written by one Malam Rijiyar Lemo about the interview granted to Arise Television on October 30, 2021, by Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state for eight years. I am not a political fan of Kwankwaso even though we were asked to vote for Read More

How Kwankwaso twaddled at Arise TV interview

November 1, 2021 Hashim Ibrahim Rijiyar Lemo 0

I was in Abuja when a friend of mine from Lagos gave me a call just to draw my attention to the Morning Show programme on Arise TV in which the former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, was interviewed. I believe his decision to place that call was informed by the fact that he had known me to be a fan Read More

Is Kano Government House for sale?

September 16, 2021 Administrator 0

One needs to know whether the Kano State Government House is for sale. This is the controversy that needs immediate clarification. The first civilian governor of Kano state, Late Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi, was the most formidable politician in the state’s history of. Rimi did not ask to contest for governor. His desire was to contest the senatorial slot which was Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Why I choose the roles I act, by Isa Bello Ja

July 2, 2021 Administrator 0

Isa Bello Ja, actor and politician, was born about 67 years ago in Kano City. He tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that he started acting in Television Drama Series about 44 years ago and that because he does not accept roles that will portray him as a wayward person, his admirers and colleagues call him Isa Bello Ja Dattijon Read More

Why I’m no longer active in film production – Hamisu Iyantama

June 25, 2021 Administrator 0

Hamisu Lamido Iyantama is an insurance broker, film producer, script writer, textile merchant, social commentator, politician and proprietor of a film academy probably. He tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that it was one Danazumi Babachedi that introduced him into acting. Where had Hamisu Iyantama been? Well, actually I was introduced into film acting by Danazumi Babachede because according to Read More

Goje: The case of manning APC

June 19, 2021 Gabriel T. Emmanuel 0

It’s apparent that most Nigerians, chiefly members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), are fundamentally preoccupied and concerned about the 2023 elections and beyond while heedless of the turbulence and inherent struggles ahead. But, to many of us, who might have genuine faith and interest in the headway of the APC and the nation as a whole, what concerns Read More