Real reasons North is ‘extremely poor’ – Shehu Sani

Real reasons North is ‘extremely poor’ – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani on Monday pointed out why Northern Nigeria is in “extreme poverty”. Sani said the region was ravaging in poverty due to its neglect of agriculture and over-dependence on oil. In a post on his Facebook page, he also stated that abandoning the moral and ethical standards and economic vision and legacies of Ahmadu Bello were part of many other reasons the region was poor….

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Submit yourself to the police – Shehu Sani tells Dino Melaye

Submit yourself to the police – Shehu Sani tells Dino Melaye

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani has advised his colleague Senator Dino Melaye to submit himself to police with his legal team. Eastern Reporter reported earlier that the Police stormed the Maitama residence of Senator Dino Melaye on Friday, seeking to arrest him. The siege on Melaye’s residence came within 48 hours after the Senator representing Kogi West raised the alarm that the Inspector General of Police ,IGP,…

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Shehu Sani speaks on renewed Boko Haram attacks

Shehu Sani speaks on renewed Boko Haram attacks

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing kaduna Central has cried out over renewed attacks by Boko Haram insurgents. The Borno State deputy governor, Usman Mamman Durkwa had on Saturday confirmed that there was a Boko Haram attack on a Military Base located in Gudumbali, the Headquarters of Guzamala Local Government Area of the state. Although Durkwa insisted that he was yet to get the actual number of casualties from security forces, after he had conversation with…

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Shehu Sani reacts to police invasion of Edwin Clark’s residence

Shehu Sani reacts to police invasion of Edwin Clark’s residence

Senator representing Kaduna central district in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the invasion of the residence of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark by police operatives. Eastern Reporter had reported that Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, raided the Abuja residence of the leader of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Edwin Clark. Reacting, Shehu Sani while condemning the invasion, urged the Police Force to apologize…

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Shehu Sani speaks on ‘killing of 30 soldiers in Borno’

Shehu Sani speaks on ‘killing of 30 soldiers in Borno’

Senator representing Kaduna central district in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has reacted to the alleged killing of 30 personnel of the Nigerian Army at Zari village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State on Friday. Report had claimed that scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village, in northern Borno State late Thursday and briefly seized it after a fierce battle in which 30 soldiers were killed. However, Brig.-Gen. Texas…

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What Shehu Sani told Buhari in Daura

What Shehu Sani told Buhari in Daura

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani on Thursday, thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for intervening in the crisis facing the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State. Sani, who spoke to newsmen after a closed-door meeting with Buhari in Daura, said they deliberated on issues bordering on strengthening the APC through resolution of all internal strife in the party. According to him, he used the opportunity to assure the President of the support of his…

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Shehu Sani reacts to soldiers’ protest at Maiduguri airport

Shehu Sani reacts to soldiers’ protest at Maiduguri airport

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna Central, has reacted to the recent protest by some Nigerian soldiers at the Maiduguri airport. Recall that soldiers of the Special Strike Forces deployed to Operation Lafiya Dole on Sunday protested against their posting to Marte, a Local Government Area in Northern Borno State. Sani, in a tweet on his official Twitter page @ShehuSani on Tuesday, said such incidents were avoidable. He, however, called for support for the troops who…

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Kaduna: Shehu Sani speaks on killing of four policemen

Kaduna: Shehu Sani speaks on killing of four policemen

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, has condemned the killing of four policemen by bandits in the state. Eastern Reporter reports that four operatives of the IGP Intelligent Response Team (IRT) were killed on Saturday after a gun duel with bandits in Kaduna State. Reacting, Sani called on security agencies to rise against killings in the country, even as he offered condolences to the families of the deceased. On his Twitter page, he wrote:…

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Shehu Sani counters Osinbajo’s allegation against pastors

Shehu Sani counters Osinbajo’s allegation against pastors

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central, has disagreed with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s claim that Nigerian pastors were not doing enough in preaching against corruption in churches. Osinbajo, on Saturday berated pastors for failing to lend support to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption crusade. He stated this at the 30th National Biennial Conference of the Students Christian Movement of Nigeria holding in Enugu, adding that preachers were preoccupied with preaching prosperity rather than righteousness. Reacting, the…

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APC suspends Senator Shehu Sani

APC suspends Senator Shehu Sani

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani. The Senator was suspended in the Tudun-Wada North chapter of the party. In a statement signed by its chairman, Ibrahim Salisu Togo, Tudun-Wada North chapter of the APC insisted that their decision was based on the constitution of the party. The statement reads, “We, the Tudun Wada North (Ward 6) Exco of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in…

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