Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag "Abdullahi Ganduje"

    I bear no grudge against Ganduje, says Sanusi

I bear no grudge against Ganduje, says Sanusi

Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says the emirate council under him holds no grudge against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state.Sanusi made the remarks when members of the Kano state assembly paid him a courtesy visit at his palace on Tuesday.The emir and the governor fell out shortly after the general election. There were reports that the monarch opposed [...]

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    No gorilla in Kano zoo, says Ganduje on missing N6.8m

No gorilla in Kano zoo, says Ganduje on missing N6.8m

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says there is no gorilla in the state-owned zoo where it was alleged that N6.8 million was swallowed by the animal.An official of the Kano Zoological Gardens had been quoted as saying a gorilla carted away the money from where it was kept before swallowing it.But speaking with state house correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday, the [...]

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    Ganduje orders probe of N6.8m ‘swallowed’ by gorilla

Ganduje orders probe of N6.8m ‘swallowed’ by gorilla

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has ordered a probe into the N6.8 million said to have been swallowed by a gorilla in the state-owned zoo.TheCable had reported how an official of the Kano Zoological Gardens claimed the gorilla carted away the money from where it was kept before swallowing it.The money was from proceeds of the zoo’s gate fee [...]

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    Apologise to Ganduje, governor’s associate tells Sanusi

Apologise to Ganduje, governor’s associate tells Sanusi

Muhammed Garba, former commissioner for information in Kano, has asked Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, to tender an apology to Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor.The governor's associate made the demand in a 45-paragraph response to an article, "Letter to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje", written by one Jibrin Ibrahim on the face-off between the governor and the emir.Garba said an apology from [...]

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    We’re still investigating Sanusi, says Kano anti-graft commission

We’re still investigating Sanusi, says Kano anti-graft commission

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission says investigation into the alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the Kano emirate council is ongoing.At a news conference in Kano on Monday, Muhuyi Magaji, the commission’s chairman, said the activities of the agency are free from the control of any individual or authority.“By virtue of Section 8 of Kano State Public Complaints and [...]

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    Dangote brokers peace between Sanusi, Ganduje

Dangote brokers peace between Sanusi, Ganduje

The crisis between Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi ll, emir of Kano, has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the duo.This was contained in a statement by Abba Anwar, the chief press secretary to Ganduje, and made available to NAN in Kano on Saturday.Anwar said the reconciliatory meeting was initiated by Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest [...]

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    We’re studying Ganduje’s query, says Sanusi’s chief of staff

We’re studying Ganduje’s query, says Sanusi’s chief of staff

Munir Sanusi, chief of staff to Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, says the emirate council is studying the content of the query issued to the monarch.The office of the secretary to the state government (SSG) had issued a query to Sanusi on behalf of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state.A source had told TheCable that the query was on alleged financial [...]

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    CSOs ask new Kano emirs to resign

CSOs ask new Kano emirs to resign

At least 22 civil society organisations have called on the newly appointed emirs in Kano state to resign.The groups also called on Muhammadu Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, to denounce the the additional emirates in Kano.Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, had appointed four new emirs in the state, an action believed to be political and targetted at Muhammadu Sanusi, emir [...]

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    Understanding Kano’s naked dance in the marketplace

Understanding Kano’s naked dance in the marketplace

The recent creation of four Emirates at Gaya, Bichi, Karaye and Rano out of the Kano Emirate by the Abdullahi Ganduje administration which has raised a storm of comments is a complex issue that can only be understood when we look at the issue from the context of the history of Kano.With regards to Kano’s antiquity as a cosmopolitan, commercial [...]

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    Shettima: God will bring Ganduje, Sanusi together again

Shettima: God will bring Ganduje, Sanusi together again

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state, has denied speaking in support of the creation of additional emirates in Kano state.Speaking with reporters at the end of a meeting of the Northern Governors' Forum  in Kaduna, Shettima said he has a special relationship with Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, and Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, and cannot take sides in [...]

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    Ganduje: Understanding the pathology of revenge

Ganduje: Understanding the pathology of revenge

The Sarkin Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, always wanted to be to local. Even in his heyday as governor of the Central Bank, he said he was often amused when public office holders fought for appointment as ministers, state governors, ambassadors or for any position at all on the big stage. All he ever wanted after his tour of duty at the [...]

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    Kano kingmakers ask court to stop Ganduje from deposing Sanusi

Kano kingmakers ask court to stop Ganduje from deposing Sanusi

Kingmakers in the Kano emirate have filed a case against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, for splitting the emirate. In the suit with number K/197/2019 filed on Tuesday at a state high court, Ganduje, the state house of assembly, attorney-general of the state and five others were listed as the defendants, while the kingmakers— Yusuf Nabahani (Madakin Kano), Abdullahi [...]

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    EiE sues EFCC, police, says Ganduje must be investigated

EiE sues EFCC, police, says Ganduje must be investigated

Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, a civil society organisation, has taken the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before a federal high court in Abuja over the bribery allegation against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state.The organisation also listed the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) and the police as defendants in the suit.In October, Daily Nigerian, an [...]

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    Ganduje presents staff of office to new emirs

Ganduje presents staff of office to new emirs

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has presented the staff of office to the four new emirs following the recent breakup of the Kano emirate.This is coming on the back of a court order which restrained the governor from implementing the breakup of the emirate.Abba Anwar, his chief press secretary, in a statement on Monday, said the governor presented the instrument [...]

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    FLASHBACK: Was this the video that got Sanusi into trouble with Ganduje?

FLASHBACK: Was this the video that got Sanusi into trouble with Ganduje?

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano and former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been at the heart of a post-election controversy with Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, over his criticism of the governor's actions and inactions in the state.The former CBN governor's problem with Ganduje is usually traced to his critical comments in 2017 on the [...]

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    Ganduje: We created new emirates to reduce Sanusi’s burden

Ganduje: We created new emirates to reduce Sanusi’s burden

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says he created new emirates in the state to reduce the burden of the Kano emirate under Muhammad Sanusi.He said the challenges of the Kano emirate are "too weighty" and that the new ones will also bring development closer to Kano citizens.Ganduje had signed a law that created four additional emirates in the state, [...]

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