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Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Date of Birth: 21 October 1956
Place of Birth: Kano State


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Poison politics

The contest for the governorship in Ekiti State on 21 June is heating up with the APC chieftains – former military leader Muhammadu Buhari ex-Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi – pitching up in Edo Ekiti on 21 May to support Governor Kayode Fayemi's campaign for re-election...


Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

The next day Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano State) Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) and Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) assembled at Kwankwaso's house in Abuja and announced they would join the opposition All Progressives' Congress (APC AC Vol 54 No 23 Politics versus the budget & Anambra kicks off the race)...

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Jonathan’s dialogue plan outflanks rebels

Almost all the seven rebel governors – Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger State) Sule Lamido (Jigawa) Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano) Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) and Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) – want to take a run at the presidency...

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Punching out the PDP

They bring with them the political firepower of the original breakaway governors from northern states – Sule Lamido (Jigawa State) Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger) Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano) and Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) – as well as influential former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar...


Cracks widen in the PDP

The latest episode started when five PDP governors – Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara State) Mu'azu Aliyu (Niger) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano) Sule Lamido (Jigawa) and Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) – walked out of the PDP national conference in protest at what they called a deliberate flouting of party rules by Bamanga Tukur the PDP National Chairman and key ally of Jonathan's...


Amaechi takes on Jonathan

After clashes between supporters of Jonathan and Amaechi in Port Harcourt in mid-July governors Sule Lamido (Jigawa) Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) and Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu (Niger) visited Rivers to show solidarity...


Aliyu and the drones

The deal Israel's biggest with Nigeria is also unpopular with Israel's ally the United States whose officials have complained to Nigerian Defence Minister Rabiu Kwankwaso about the lack of an open tender...


Showdown in the Delta

Defence Minister Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso speaks of establishing operations bases at Eguema Bonny and Escravos of better training for Nigerian counter-attack units and of increasing the occasional training by Britain and the USA at the amphibious school at Calabar...


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