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    Ganduje intervenes in Kano assembly crisis, reconciles aggrieved lawmakers

Ganduje intervenes in Kano assembly crisis, reconciles aggrieved lawmakers

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has reconciled the two warring factions of the state house of assembly.The police had on Tuesday, sealed off the house amid a plot to remove Abdullahi Ata, the speaker.Ata emerged in July following the resignation of Kabiru Rurum who stepped down after corruption allegations were levelled against him.The lawmakers had accused Ata of incompetence and [...]

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    Kano assembly removes principal officers — despite police siege

Kano assembly removes principal officers — despite police siege

The Kano state house of assembly, on Tuesday, removed two of its principal officers even as the police prevented 24 legislators from entering into the complex.  Alhassan Rurum, spokesman of the legislators and former speaker of the house, announced the decision of the members while addressing journalists outside the assembly complex. Labaran  Madari, the chief whip and Muhammad Butu-Butu, deputy majority leader, were removed [...]

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    Kano speaker: If God says my time is not over, nobody can remove me

Kano speaker: If God says my time is not over, nobody can remove me

Abdullahi Ata, speaker of the Kano state house of assembly, says if his time is not up, nobody can oust him.He said this while reacting to moves to remove him and other principal officers of the assembly.At least 21 members of the assembly are seeking a change in the leadership of the house.But Ata said as a Muslim who believes [...]

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    Police ‘take over’ Kano assembly as plot to impeach speaker thickens

Police ‘take over’ Kano assembly as plot to impeach speaker thickens

The police have sealed off the Kano state house of assembly amid a plot to impeach Abdullahi Ata, the speaker.Before the assembly was shut, journalists and other visitors were denied access.The lawmakers are accusing Ata of being incompetent and failing to involve them in critical issues about the house.At least 21 members of the assembly have reportedly endorsed the removal [...]

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    INEC on Kano underage voting: Our register wasn’t used in most polling units

INEC on Kano underage voting: Our register wasn’t used in most polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the voter register it produced for the conduct of the Kano local government election was not used in most of the polling units in the state.After the poll in February, images of children allegedly thumb-printing during the exercise surfaced on the internet.Some of the political parties that participated in the poll demanded a [...]

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    Gunmen abduct German engineer in Kano, kill policeman

Gunmen abduct German engineer in Kano, kill policeman

Some gunmen in Kano have shot dead a police sergeant before abducting Michael Cremza,  a German engineeer, working with Dantata and Sawoe Company in the state.The tragic incident occurred along Sabon Titi Madobi Road, Kano, around 7:45am on Monday.The armed men numbering five were said to have opened fire on a vehicle conveying Michael Cremza on his way to a construction site.Musa Majia, [...]

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    Gunmen kill Kano-based Syrian, abduct son

Gunmen kill Kano-based Syrian, abduct son

Gunmen have killed Ahmed Aredia, a Syrian businessman based in Kano state, and abducted the 14-year-old son of the deceased.The tragic incident occurred along Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Nassarawa, GRA Kano, on Tuesday night.TheCable gathered that two of the victim's children were with him in the vehicle when the assailants struck.A family source told TheCable that the gunmen, numbering four, took [...]

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    Like UNILAG, Bayero University to launch radio, TV stations

Like UNILAG, Bayero University to launch radio, TV stations

Bayero University, Kano, is working towards the establishment of a community radio and television stations, says Mohammad Yahuza Bello, the institution's vice-chancellor [...]

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    Strange disease kills eight in Kano

Strange disease kills eight in Kano

The Kano state government has raised the alarm over a strange disease that killed eight persons in Kurimawa village in Dawakin Tofa local government area of the state.Ismail Gwammaja, public relations officer of the ministry of health disclosed this on Tuesday.He said the government had drafted an emergency response team, consisting doctors, pharmacists and other health workers to unravel the cause [...]

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    Gunmen kidnap Kano SUBEB secretary

Gunmen kidnap Kano SUBEB secretary

Uba Muhammad, secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in  Kano, has been abducted.A brother of the victim confirmed the development to reporters on Sunday night.He said the abductors have contacted the family to demand a ransom of N20million.He said the gunmen stormed Shiye village in Bunkure local government area of the state on Saturday morning, and whisked Muhammad [...]

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    Underage voting: INEC exonerates Kano, says social media pictures are from Kenya

Underage voting: INEC exonerates Kano, says social media pictures are from Kenya

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no evidence of underage voting in Kano state.Abubakar Nauche, chairman of the committee set up by the electoral body said this at a press conference on Friday.Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of INEC, instituted the panel following allegations that minors participated in last month's local government election in the state.Shortly after the election which [...]

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    Gunmen attack Kano PDP chieftain

Gunmen attack Kano PDP chieftain

Ibrahim Al-Amin Little, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, has been reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen.He was attacked on Saturday in Kidandan village, along Birnin Gwari road, in Kaduna state, while on his way back to Kano.Little was taken to a hospital after the bandits opened fire on his car.It was learnt that he will have [...]

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    Kano accountant-general resigns

Kano accountant-general resigns

Aisha Bello, accountant-general of Kano state, has tendered her resignation.TheCable gathered that Bello sent a resignation letter to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, on Thursday.Before making her accountant-general, Ganduje had appointed Bello as commissioner of budget and economic planning.Recently, she was investigated by the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission for alleged arbitrary release of funds without the [...]

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    Kano: Underage voters participated in 2015 election — not recent LG poll

Kano: Underage voters participated in 2015 election — not recent LG poll

The Kano state government has once again denied the allegation that underage voters participated in the local government election which took place in the state earlier in the month.After the poll, images of ineligible voters participating in an election went viral on social media.The government had denied that children took part in the exercise which the All Progressives Congress (APC) won [...]

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    BUA promises to construct specialist hospital in Kano

BUA promises to construct specialist hospital in Kano

BUA International Limited has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano state.Abdulsamad Rabiu, executive chairman of the company, said this when Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, visited the corporate headquarters of BUA in Lagos on Tuesday.Rabiu commended Ganduje for his "strides towards making Kano state a viable destination for businesses".He also expressed contentment with the private-public [...]

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    Kwankwaso bows to pressure, cancels Kano rally

Kwankwaso bows to pressure, cancels Kano rally

Rabiu Kwankwaso, lawmaker representing Kano central senatorial district, has shelved his visit to Kano state.The police had advised him to postpone the visit in order to avoid an outbreak of violence between his supporters and loyalists of Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor.Both Kwankwaso and Ganduje had fixed their rallies for Tuesday.After the police advice, Kwankwaso had vowed to go ahead with his [...]

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